The Slow Road to Deadhorse by James Anthony

Reads like a travel book but is also the journey of the writer himself, a cultural exploration and a celebration of the American people

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

An unusual book with the themes of war and family following the lives of two main young characters: a blind French girl and a German soldier

Ridley’s War by Jim Napier

Jim Napier has created a competent detective in Colin McDermott and this latest story is a solid, entertaining read – nothing taxing and easy to digest. A good read.

The Trouble With Belonging by Magdalena Stanhoff

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

Going Home to Africa by Dot Bekker

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

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!

The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen

The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen – Late twentieth century detective meets the present day in this quirky and enjoyable murder mystery