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Book Review – ‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

  THE BOOK The pale-skinned, black-eyed baby is a bad omen. That’s one thing the people on the old plantation are sure of. The other is that Miss Rue – midwife, healer, crafter of curses – will know what to do. But for once Rue doesn’t know. Times have changed since her mother Miss May… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

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Blog Tour – ‘Mexico Street’ by Simone Buchholz – Book Review

  THE BOOK Night after night, cars are set alight across the German city of Hamburg, with no obvious pattern, no explanation and no suspect. Until, one night, on Mexico Street, a ghetto of high-rise blocks in the north of the city, a Fiat is torched. Only this car isnโ€™t empty. The body of Nouri… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Mexico Street’ by Simone Buchholz – Book Review

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Blog Tour – ‘Containment’ by Vanda Symon – Book Review

  THE BOOK Chaos reigns in the sleepy village of Aramoana on the New Zealand coast, when a series of shipping containers wash up on the beach and looting begins. Detective Constable Sam Shephard experiences the desperation of the scavengers first-hand, and ends up in an ambulance, nursing her wounds and puzzling over an assault… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Containment’ by Vanda Symon – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

THE BOOK In the wake of the ‘Beast from the East’ cold snap that ravaged the UK in 2018, a grisly discovery was made in a ruin on the Northumbrian coast. Twenty-four-year-old Vlogger, Elizabeth Barton, had been barricaded inside what locals refer to as ‘The Vampire Tower’, where she was later found frozen to death.… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

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Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

  THE BOOK Missy Carmichael’s life has become small. Grieving for a family she has lost or lost touch with, she’s haunted by the echoes of her footsteps in her empty home; the sound of the radio in the dark; the tick-tick-tick of the watching clock. Spiky and defensive, Missy knows that her loneliness is… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

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Book Review – ‘The Whisper Man’ by Alex North

  THE BOOK If you leave a door half-open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken . . . Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom Kennedy and his young son Jake move to the sleepy village of Featherbank, looking for a much-needed fresh start. But Featherbank has a dark past. Fifteen years ago,… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Whisper Man’ by Alex North

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Book Review – ‘The Rapture’ by Claire McGlasson

THE BOOK Dilys is a devoted member of The Panacea Society, populated almost entirely by virtuous single ladies. When she strikes up a friendship with Grace, a new recruit, God finally seems to be smiling upon her. The friends become closer as they wait for the Lord to return to their very own Garden of… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Rapture’ by Claire McGlasson

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Blog Tour – ‘The Pumilio Child’ by Judy McInerney – Book Review

  THE BOOK Ya Ling’s cultured life of privilege in Beijing is cruelly cut short when she is abducted and shipped to the slave market in Venice. When Mantegna sees her chained to a post, his initial intention is to paint her exotic beauty, but he soon he desires her company for pleasures of a… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Pumilio Child’ by Judy McInerney – Book Review

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Book Review – Death in the Spotlight by Robin Stevens

  THE BOOK Someone will take their final bow… Fresh from their adventure in Hong Kong, Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells are off to the Rue Theatre in London to face an entirely new challenge: acting. But danger has a nasty habit of catching up with the Detective Society, and it soon becomes clear that… Continue reading Book Review – Death in the Spotlight by Robin Stevens

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My Bookish Month – September 2018

Hello fellow book dragons! Once again I am amazed at where the last four weeks have gone! This month I managed to get through eight reads, read on for the details. September is also my tiny one’s birthday, he turned two on Friday so we spent the day at Thomas Land. It was a fantastic… Continue reading My Bookish Month – September 2018