The Invisible Sentence by Verna McFelin – A book for the faithful showing how one family’s bid to survive adversity was sustained through belief and a unique relationship with God
The Trouble with Belonging by Magdalena Stanhoff – A modern tale of love that engages, to some extent, in discussion of the multicultural nature of our world today and its resulting tensions
To read or not to read? A touching tale of loss, marriage, and the price of ambition, crafted within an imagined Shakespeare’s world
Humankind by Michael Whitehead – The inadvertent uncovering of a dark past linked with slavery influences the present in this easy read
Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child – Once in a blue moon, Ukrainian and Albanian baddies get their comeuppance, this time courtesy of Jack Reacher and a girl called Abby
Dot Bekker’s brave and epic adventure travelling across Africa on her own in a blue Ford Transit van is full of dramas, triumphs and people
Upper East Bride by David Kirby – Bitingly witty dialogue made this novel of romance and scandal on the East Side of Manhattan highly enjoyable for me!
Copy Room – Stacy is faced with a dliemma: should she return to work and face unwanted advances or leave? Annie’s story may persuade her…
Orpheus Rising by Lance Lee – An incredibly imaginative tale of a boy and father, which can be read as a reimagining of Orpheus or as an allegory for conquering dark days
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman -Twists and turns, characters with secrets, great dialogue, dry humour – a really good read!