Book Reviews

Anthony Stancomb

Anthony Stancomb

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For our Author of the Week series this week we are privileged to introduce you to Anthony Stancomb.  His novel Under A Croatian Sun, a personal account of leaving the grey skies of the UK behind for a sunnier, more relaxed life on a Croatian Island, is being published on the 5th June…

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Michael Huxley

Michael Huxley

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This week for our Author of the Week series we have been privileged to interview fellow travel blogger and author, Michael Huxley.  As an accomplished writer of both travel guides and a novel Michael’s hard work and determination has led to the development of a strong personal brand. Tell us a…

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Shelby K. Morrison

Shelby K. Morrison

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Our Author of the Week series kicks off this week, and for our first interview Shelby K. Morrison offered to be our guinea pig, putting herself under the spotlight.  So a massive thank you to Shelby for agreeing to start our series off.  Her debut novel Shattered, a psychological thriller, was published…

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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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