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Flashback Review – ‘The Trouble With Goats and Sheep’ by Joanna Cannon

I was among the lucky few last week to receive a limited edition proof copy of ‘Three Things About Elsie’ by Joanna Cannon. I read the book over the weekend and wow! It has to be one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read. The characters are firmly cemented in my heart, I love… Continue reading Flashback Review – ‘The Trouble With Goats and Sheep’ by Joanna Cannon

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Review – ‘The Faithful’ by Juliet West

THE BOOK July 1935. In the village of Aldwick on the Sussex coast, sixteen-year-old Hazel faces a long, dull summer with just her self-centred mother Francine for company. But then Francine decamps to London with her lover Charles, Oswald Mosley’s blackshirts arrive in Aldwick, and Hazel’s summer suddenly becomes more interesting. She finds herself befriended… Continue reading Review – ‘The Faithful’ by Juliet West

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Review – ‘The Fourth Monkey’ by J.D Barker

THE BOOK For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK… Continue reading Review – ‘The Fourth Monkey’ by J.D Barker

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Review – ‘At First Light’ by Vanessa Lafaye

THE BOOK 1993, Key West, Florida. When a Ku Klux Klan official is shot in broad daylight, all eyes turn to the person holding the gun: a 96-year-old Cuban woman who will say nothing except to admit her guilt. 1919. Mixed-race Alicia Cortez arrives in Key West exiled in disgrace from her family in Havana.… Continue reading Review – ‘At First Light’ by Vanessa Lafaye

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Review – ‘The Good Daughter’ by Karin Slaughter

THE BOOK Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind… Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy smalltown family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father – Pikeville’s notorious defence… Continue reading Review – ‘The Good Daughter’ by Karin Slaughter

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Review – ‘The Sunshine Sisters’ by Jane Green

THE BOOK It was never easy, being one of Ronni Sunshine’s daughters. Publicly, she is the glamorous, successful, dramatic Hollywood actress. Privately, she is self-absorbed, angry, and a disinterested, narcissistic mother. Now in her seventies, Ronni has had strange symptoms for a while, but has refused to believe her diagnosis: she has ALS, a degenerative motor… Continue reading Review – ‘The Sunshine Sisters’ by Jane Green