This Week in Books (September 30, 2020)

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. When eleven-year-old John McCormack’s mother is murdered, he is placed in the care of Pastor Ian Stone and his family. Clearwater House is a far cry […]

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The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward | @sarahrward1 @TrapezeBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rhiannon WardTitle : The QuickeningPages : 330Publisher : TrapezePublication date : August 20, 2020Source : Purchased copy England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married to a war-traumatised husband and seven months pregnant, Louisa is […]

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Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Author : Alex PavesiTitle : Eight DetectivesPages : 340Publisher : Michael Joseph / PenguinPublication date : August 20, 2020 All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out. But that was thirty years ago. Now he’s […]

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This Week in books (August 5)

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. The body of an elderly woman has been found in the bowels of a derelict asylum on the banks of the Thames. As Detective Lew Kirby […]

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The Shadow Friend by Alex North | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alex NorthTitle : The Shadow FriendPages : 360Publisher : Michael Joseph / PenguinPublication date : July 7, 2020 Twenty-five years ago, Paul’s friend Charlie Crabtree brutally killed their classmate – and then vanished without a trace. Paul’s never forgiven himself for his part in what happened. He’s never gone back home. Until his […]

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This Week in Books (June 17)

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. When a body is pulled out of an office fire, three women are first in line for questioning.All of them have reasons for wanting revenge against […]

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The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rachel DonohueTitle : The Temple House VanishingPages : 336Publisher : CorvusPublication date : February 6, 2020 In an elite Catholic girls’ boarding-school the pupils live under the repressive, watchful gaze of the nuns. Seeking to break from the cloistered atmosphere two of the students – Louisa and Victoria – quickly become infatuated with […]

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