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Target by Simon Kernick is a Crime Novel With a Kick

The Story of Target by Simon Kernick Who would have thought a few drinks with your best friend’s ex could lead to such devastating consequences? Rob Fallon, bumps into Jenny Brakspear on a night out in London and after a night of catching up they end up back at her…

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Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay is a gripping debut that crime fans will love. Read the full review via @tbookjunkie

Review: Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

Matt and his family have already been through more than enough. Seven years ago his brother Danny was found guilty of murdering his teenage girlfriend, Charlotte Rose and ever since the family have been thrust into the limelight, journalists prying into their lives at every opportunity. At the time of…

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The Dare by Lesley Kara is her third crime novel but is perhaps her best. Gripping and tense from beginning to end, it is everything a suspense novel should be.

Review: The Dare by Lesley Kara

Even as an adult Lizzie is troubled. She has a past that she is trying desperately to forget but then a child tragically dies on a railway crossing and the memories come flooding back. Lizzie never really did fit in at school. The girls were mean and the boys teased…

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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alendandre Dumas is a classic that everyone should be reading.

Review: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Said to be inspired by the true-life story of Francois Picaud, who was a 19th century shoemaker from Nimes accused of becoming a spy for the English and imprisoned in Fenestrelle fortress, The Count of Monte Cristo is a classic novel that is still well-loved today. The Story of The…

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11 Books to Read before you visit Cambridge

Cambridge, with its strong literary legacy, is the perfect backdrop for those wanting to set a novel amongst the historical buildings that make up this University City. The well-trodden, cobble streets have, for a long time, been the inspiration for many. While the collegiate buildings themselves are natural settings for…

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Reviewing Legacy an audiobook that highlights the oppression of females during a time when sexual abuse and harassment was not discussed. #MeToo Via @tbookjunkie

Audiobook Review: Legacy by Carole Hayman

Legacy begins with the discovery of a dead girl, but who is she, and who made the grisly find? It turns out that this is not a recent event, but a flashback to what had taken place during a time of free love and excess. When exactly, we are unsure…

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Book Journaling: What is it and how to get started?

Someone recently asked me whether a book journal was similar to keeping a daily diary and in a way I suppose you could say it is related to it; it is a log of your thoughts essentially. But why are people turning to book journaling? Let’s think about it for…

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