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Clearing The Shelves – ‘The Chalk Pit’ by Elly Griffiths

Every month I try to read a book I’ve had sat on the shelves for over six months in an attempt to clear my back log and to give some older books a little attention. My pick for October is ‘The Chalk Pit’ by Elly Griffiths. THE BOOK Boiled human bones have been found in… Continue reading Clearing The Shelves – ‘The Chalk Pit’ by Elly Griffiths

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Book Review – ‘Resort To Murder’ by TP Fielden

THE BOOK With its pale, aquamarine waters and golden sands, the shoreline at Temple Regis was a sight to behold. But when an unidentifiable body is found there one morning, the most beautiful beach in Devon is turned into a crime scene. For Miss Dimont – ferocious defender of free speech, champion of the truth… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Resort To Murder’ by TP Fielden

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Book Review – ‘The Silent Companions’ by Laura Purcell

THE BOOK Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband’s crumbling country estate, The Bridge. With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband’s awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks. For inside her new home lies a locked… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Silent Companions’ by Laura Purcell

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Book Review – ‘Portrait of a Murderer’ by Anne Meredith

THE BOOK Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, Kings Poplars. None of Gray’s six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on Christmas Eve – and by the following morning, their wish has been granted. This fascinating and… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Portrait of a Murderer’ by Anne Meredith

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Book Review – ‘The Comfort of Others’ by Kay Langdale

THE BOOK Minnie and her sister Clara, spinsters both, live in a dilapidated country house in the middle of a housing estate, built when their father sold off the family’s land. Now in their seventies, their days follow a well-established routine: long gone are the garden parties, the tennis lessons and their suffocatingly strict mother.… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Comfort of Others’ by Kay Langdale

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Book Review – ‘Sparkling Cyanide’ by Agatha Christie

  THE BOOK A beautiful heiress is fatally poisoned in a West End restaurant. Six people sit down to dinner at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary – in solemn memory of Rosemary Barton who died at the same table exactly one year previously. No… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Sparkling Cyanide’ by Agatha Christie

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Book Review – ‘Endless Night’ by Agatha Christie

Hello everyone! As some of you may know I am a massive Agatha Christie fan, it’s her birthday this month (the 15th) and to celebrate I’m having a bit of an Agatha month. I generally read a Christie every month anyway, but during September I decided it was a good excuse to read a hell… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Endless Night’ by Agatha Christie