March Wrap-Up

Well, this will go down in the books as the weirdest March ever, I’m sure. I was never really a fan of dystopian novels and now that it feels as if we’re actually stuck in one, even less so. As a part-time hermit, nothing much has changed for me. Except that the other half is […]

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The Paper Bracelet by Rachael English | @EnglishRachael @HachetteIre

Author : Rachael EnglishTitle : The Paper BraceletPages : 388Publisher : Hachette IrelandPublication date : February 27, 2020 For almost fifty years, Katie Carroll has kept a box tucked away inside her wardrobe. It dates from her time working as a nurse in a west of Ireland mother and baby home in the 1960s. The […]

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Nowhere To Run : a list of books set in isolated locations

With most of the world’s population self-isolating and not being able to go anywhere, I thought I’d put together a wee list of books set in isolated locations. Let’s face it, things could always be worse. You could be somewhere with a murderer on the loose, for instance. Or zombies. Or one of my worst […]

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The Devil Wore Black by Mark Fowler | @MFowlerAuthor

Author : Mark FowlerTitle : The Devil Wore BlackSeries : Tyler & Mills #3Pages : 306Publisher : n/aPublication date : March 21, 2020 November 2003. When a priest is found crucified, following the desecration of local churches, hysterical media coverage focuses on terrorism, and a satanic cult operating out in the wilds of North Staffordshire. […]

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The Shardlake Series by C.J. Sansom

So, you’re a bookworm. And suddenly, you find you have the time to read as much as you’ve always wanted to. What better time to start catching up on series than right now?! I thought I’d offer some tips (though not necessarily all series) over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m kicking things […]

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This Week in Books (March 18)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Seven-year-old Jocelyn loves her nanny more than her own mother.When her nanny disappears one night, Jo never gets over the loss.How could she vanish without saying […]

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Keeper by Jessica Moore | @jessicammoor @VikingBooksUK @EllieeHud | #KeeperBook

Today, I join the blog tour for Keeper by Jessica Moore. My thanks to Ellie at Viking Books for the opportunity to join and for the wonderful review copy. Author : Jessica MoorTitle : KeeperPages : 320Publisher : Viking Books / Penguin UKPublication date : March 19, 2020 He’s been looking in the windows again. […]

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The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björn Ægisdóttir | @evaaegisdottir @OrendaBooks

Author : Eva Björn Ægisdóttir (trs by Victoria Cribb)Title : The Creak on the StairsSeries : Forbidden Iceland #1Pages : 400Publisher : Orenda BooksPublication date : March 14, 2020 (ebook) When a body of a woman is discovered at a lighthouse in the Icelandic town of Akranes, it soon becomes clear that she’s no stranger […]

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This Week in Books (March 11)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. If someone was in your house, you’d know.Wouldn’t you? But the Hunter family are deaf, and don’t hear a thing when a shocking crime takes place […]

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