Mattie Simpkin is a wonderful heroine with verve and drive and a willingness to ensure that young women of the early twentieth century know that they can achieve much – if they only know how to push.
The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks is a great thriller, taut and tense, with a well-executed plot which starts as a regular police investigation but develops into so much more
An unashamedly romantic novel about Posy, her bookshop and a bid to dedicate it to romance, in spite of Sebastian, her handsome nemesis
James Bond’s trip to Turkey for the suggested love of a Russian beauty was a great introduction for me to the fiction of Ian Fleming
Jojo Moyes’ book about the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky is a stirring tale about the power of friendship and the joy that books can bring
I had never heard of Blood Orange until a Facebook friend mentioned it in response to another book review that I had previously shared. Harriet Tyce’s debut novel was requested from the library and I was reading another thriller after just reading Perfect Little Children. Not usually the way I like to do things butContinue reading “Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce”
An enjoyable story about a woman called Lexi who due to amnesia can remember nothing of her life and tries to find out who she really is.
Sophie Hannah has created in Perfect Little Children a thriller which is tense, well-plotted and humorous.
The Horse Dancer is once more an example of why Jojo Moyes is one of my favourite authors.
Moyes’ novel tells the the story of Suzanna Peacock and her attempts to live a life free of her past.