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Two Book Reviews: The Ferryboat and The Family at Farrshore by Kate Blackadder

  Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction Entertaining and satisfying stories economically told What I look for when reading a novel, regardless of genre, is good story-telling and good writing. I’m also nothing if not eclectic in my reading as evidenced by the fact that the books I’m reviewing today couldn’t be more different from last week’s… Continue reading Two Book Reviews: The Ferryboat and The Family at Farrshore by Kate Blackadder

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Book Review: A Suitable Lie by Michael J Malone

Genre: Psychological Thriller I must admit I’m becoming a bit weary of psychological thrillers – especially ones with ‘girl’ in the title. But reading A Suitable Lie restored my hope that not all contemporary fiction in the thriller genre has become a bit of a cliché, written to a now exhausted formula. There are no… Continue reading Book Review: A Suitable Lie by Michael J Malone

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Book Review: Courting the Countess by Anne Stenhouse

Genre: Historical Fiction Regular readers of my book reviews will know that crime and contemporary fiction along with the occasional work of non-fiction are my main areas of choice when it comes to reading. But historical fiction by this particular author will always get my intention. I’ve read, enjoyed and reviewed all her previous books… Continue reading Book Review: Courting the Countess by Anne Stenhouse

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Book Review: Who’d Have Thought It? By Christine Webber

Genre: Contemporary Fiction This book is packed with interesting characters. There are friends, lovers, and families and lots of entangled relationships between the individuals. The characters are so well drawn, it’s easy to imagine the book as a TV serial drama. The story centres around GP Annie Templeton who finds herself single in her fifties… Continue reading Book Review: Who’d Have Thought It? By Christine Webber