Contemporary Fiction

Review: Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle


Beth Murphy is on the run, trying to leave an abusive relationship behind. She has been planning this for at least the last ten months, if not longer, but is still worried he will find her, somehow. We haven’t yet been introduced to this husband of hers but it sounds…

Review: A Prison in the Sun by Isobel Blackthorn


Before we even explore the story Isobel Blackthorn highlights to the reader that this novel has been written to honour and remember those individuals imprisoned in Agricola Penitenciaria in Tefia under General Franco’s regime.  Located on the island of Fuerteventura this prison was brutal, likened to the conditions one would…