This Week in Books (20th April, 2022)

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. In spite of a harrowing past still haunting her, Gwen Proctor is trying to move forward. Until a new assignment gives her purpose: the cold-case disappearance…

Mini Reviews : Nothing Else / The Match

Today I bring you some quickie thoughts on Louise Beech’s ‘Nothing Else‘ and ‘The Match‘ by Harlan Coben. There is always massive anticipation and high expectations when a new Louise Beech book finds its way into your hands. She is such a remarkable author, who easily crosses genres back and forth and cannot be confined…

This Week in Books (13th April, 2022)

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. 2020. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing…

‘It Ends At Midnight’ by Harriet Tyce

Author : Harriet TyceTitle : It Ends At MidnightPages : 330Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : April 14, 2022 New Year’s Eve, when the clock strikes twelve. A lavish party in one of Edinburgh’s best postcodes is sent spiralling into chaos when two guests fall tragically from the roof, impaled on the cast iron railings below.…

‘The Darkest Sin’ by D.V. Bishop | @davidbishop @panmacmillan

Author : D.V. BishopTitle : The Darkest SinSeries : Cesare Aldo #2Pages : 420Publisher : Pan MacmillanPublication date : March 3, 2022 Florence. Spring, 1537. When Cesare Aldo investigates a report of intruders at a convent in the Renaissance city’s northern quarter, he enters a community divided by bitter rivalries and harbouring dark secrets. His…

And that’s a wrap for … March

According to the calendar it is April and I have no idea how that happened. A few days ago, we were sitting outside in the glorious sunshine with short sleeves. Today, however, as I type this, it’s snowing. WTF. Clearly Mother Nature suffers from hormonal moods as well. And unfortunately, the war in Ukraine rages…

This Week in Books (30th March, 2022)

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. As a young child, Wilde was found living a feral existence in the Ramapo mountains of New Jersey. He has grown up knowing nothing of his…

This Week in Books (16th March, 2022)

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. Every Thursday, three retired school teachers have their ‘coffee o’clock’ sessions at the Thirsk Garden Centre café. But one fateful week, as they are catching up…