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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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Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

From the author of The Couple Next Door, An Unwanted Guest is the third novel by Canadian author, Shari Lapena.  Once a lawyer and a teacher, I think it is fair to say that Shari is making big waves in the crime writing world with her inventive, gripping stories, and…

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The Library Book by Susan Orlean is about the Los Angeles Public library including what happened during the fire of 1986 via @tbookjunkie

Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Why would anyone want to set fire to a library? Surely, nothing can be gained by causing such damage? In The Library Book by Susan Orlean she tries desperately to uncover what happened to the Los Angeles Library back on the 29th April 1986, when a fire swept through the…

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Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing was a Reese Witherspoon top pick for her book club, Hello Sunshine, back in September 2018 and is still, at the time of writing this review, at the top of the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers List so I almost have to question why it…

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26 books on Sri Lanka to inspire your next trip to the Teardrop Island in the Indian Ocean via @tbookjunkie

26 Books on Sri Lanka to Read Before You Visit

Whether you are the adventurous type, looking to explore all Sri Lanka has to offer – from its many tea plantations, scenic train journeys and its numerous temples – or prefer to simply relax on one of the Island’s beautiful beaches, finding out a little bit about the country’s history…

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11 Top Books to Read Before Visiting Australia

When planning a trip the first place I gain inspiration is within the pages of novels and books about the country I want to visit.  Australia is no different.  It is a country we have wanted to explore for years but knowing where to head is the hard part.  Unlike…

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Review: The Rumour by Lesley Kara

Set in the fictional town of Flinstead-on-Sea in North Essex, The Rumour, is the first book by author Lesley Kara, but fingers crossed it won’t be her last. The Rumour: The Story It all starts with a silly rumour.  A passing comment or two at the school gates but before…

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