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Book Review – ‘If We Were Villains’ by ML Rio

THE BOOK Oliver Marks has just served ten years for the murder of one of his closest friends – a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he’s released, he’s greeted by the detective who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but before he does, he wants to know… Continue reading Book Review – ‘If We Were Villains’ by ML Rio

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘The Murder of My Aunt’ by Richard Hull

THE BOOK Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Lywll. His aunt thinks Lywll an idyllic place to live, but Edward loathes the countryside – and thinks the company even worse. In face, Edward has decided to murder his aunt. A darkly humorous depiction of fraught family ties, ‘The Murder… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Murder of My Aunt’ by Richard Hull

Book Box Unboxing · Bookish Posts · My Chronicle Book Box · Posts 2018

My Chronicle Book Box – May Unboxing @MyChronicleBB

  My Chronicle Book Box is a quarterly book box subscription – you can pick from either a sci-fi/fantasy box or a crime and mystery box. I get the crime and mystery box. Every three months you get three, yes three, shiny new books including one hardback and a selection of other lovely bookish treats.… Continue reading My Chronicle Book Box – May Unboxing @MyChronicleBB

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes’ by Ruth Hogan

THE BOOK Masha’s life has stopped. Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, her life has been forever changed by a tragic event twelve years ago. Now, unable to let go of her grief, she finds solace in the silent company of the souls of her local Victorian cemetery and at the town’s… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes’ by Ruth Hogan

Bookish Posts · My Bookish Month · Posts 2018

My Bookish Month – April

I started off the month not feeling like a very good blogger – I hadn’t posted any reviews, I hadn’t written any reviews, I hadn’t read any other of my blogger friends reviews, I hadn’t shared any of those reviews either – but by mid-April I got my mojo back. Although I still suck at… Continue reading My Bookish Month – April

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’ by Eleanor Henderson

THE BOOK Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: in a house full of secrets, two babies-one light-skinned, the other dark-are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper’s daughter. Accused of her rape, field hand Genus Jackson is lynched and dragged behind a truck down the Twelve-Mile Straight, the road to the nearby town. In the aftermath, the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’ by Eleanor Henderson