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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

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Book Review – ‘Gallows Court’ by Martin Edwards

  THE BOOK LONDON, 1930 Sooty, sulphurous, and malign: no woman should be out on a night like this. A spate of violent deaths – the details too foul to print – has horrified the capital and the smog-bound streets are deserted. But Rachel Savernake – the enigmatic daughter of a notorious hanging judge –… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Gallows Court’ by Martin Edwards

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Book Review – ‘After the Party’ by Cressida Connolly

THE BOOK It is the summer of 1938 and Phyllis Forrester has returned to England after years abroad. Moving into her sister’s grand country house, she soon finds herself entangled in a new world of idealistic beliefs and seemingly innocent friendships. Fevered talk of another war infiltrates their small, privileged circle, giving way to a… Continue reading Book Review – ‘After the Party’ by Cressida Connolly

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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

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Book Review – ‘Greatest Hits’ by Laura Barnett

  THE BOOK One day. Sixteen songs. The soundtrack of a lifetime… Alone in her studio, Cass Wheeler is taking a journey back into her past. After a silence of ten years, the singer-songwriter is picking the sixteen tracks that have defined her – sixteen key moments in her life – for a uniquely personal… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Greatest Hits’ by Laura Barnett