Fiction

Harbour-Views-Philip-Chatting

Harbour Views by Philip Chatting

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 383 First published in 2014 by The Book Guild Ltd We never really understand how the lives of others, often those we don’t even know, are so intricately weaved with our own. We pass people every day without knowing their names, making assumptions about who they…

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Cuckoo-by-Julia-Crouch

Cuckoo by Julia Crouch

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 435 First published by Headline Publishing Group in 2011 Rose finally has everything she dreamt of. Two beautiful children, a loving husband and a large idyllic home in the middle of the English countryside which they themselves brought back to life using their own creative talents….

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The Silent Wife (A.S.A Harrison)

The Silent Wife (A.S.A Harrison)

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Star Rating: **** Pages: 372 First Published by Headline Publishing Group in 2013 Quiet, reserved, submissive to the life she has adopted as her own – are these all characteristics that lead to murder? This novel is written from the perspective of two people:  the unofficial wife, Jodi, a Psychologist…

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The Luminaries (Eleanor Catton)

The Luminaries (Eleanor Catton)

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  My Star Rating: ***** Pages: 832 First Published in 2013 & winner of The Man Booker Prize Eleanor Catton has achieved a masterpiece at just 28 years of age: this will be a ‘classic’ of the future, destined to appear on English Literature reading lists in Universities everywhere. Born…

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“Black Money” (Ross Macdonald)

“Black Money” (Ross Macdonald)

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Written in 1966, under the pseudonym of Ross Macdonald, Kenneth Millar accomplished yet another compelling tale to add to his already extensive work in the Lew Archer, Private Detective Series. Colombo meets Miss Marple in this slightly bizarre twist on a detective, who done it!  Whilst Archer eventually draws a…

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