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Book Review: Nothing Important Happened Today @will_carver

As soon as I saw the cover for Will Carver’s Nothing Important Happened Today, I was intrigued: Nine suicides. One cult. No leader. Then I read the blurb: Nine people arrive one night on Chelsea Bridge. They’ve never met. But … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Orphan Thief by Glynis Peters

I first met the lovely Glynis Peters at a writer event a few years ago. We hit it off straight away and became good friends. It’s been an absolute delight to watch Glynis’ writing take off in a very big … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

I hadn’t read a Linwood Barclay book for a while, but when I saw the blurb I knew it was a must-read. I’m sure you’ll soon see why: The blurb says: ‘WHEN THE DOORS CLOSE, HE’S GOT YOU… It begins … Continue reading

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Book Review – Preposterous Tales From The Newbury Short Story Teller

I first became aware of The Newbury Short Story teller, aka Martin Strike, while I was editing my local Cats Protection magazine. His lovely wife wrote a piece about the cat they’d recently adopted from the charity. Martin emailed me … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Toy Makers By Robert Dinsdale

The quote from The Observer on the front caught my eye as I was traipsing round Waterstones searching for a new book: ‘Engaging and enchanting…a fairytale for adults, with all the wonder – and terror – that that entails…‘ Intrigued? … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Defence – Steve Cavanagh

When I read Steve Cavanagh’s gripping thriller Thirteen, I was blown away. You’ll find my review here. It’s the fourth book in the Eddie Flynn series and so I was keen to go back and read the others. The Defence … Continue reading

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Book Review: Betray Her @CazEngland

I’d heard many a good thing about Caroline England’s books, but I’d never read one. After meeting her at a recent author meet-up, and talking to her about her books, I knew I simply had to get stuck into one. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Then She Was Gone @lisajewelluk

I’ve read several Lisa Jewell books and I’ve never been disappointed. From the delightful, heart-warming 31 Dream Street, to the more chilling and sinister I Found You, I’ve been instantly hooked. Would Then She was Gone be any different? The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hood Academy @ShelleyWilson72

I met the wonderful Shelley Wilson at The Bloggers Bash in London some years ago. She’s a writing mentor as well as the author of several self-help books and YA fiction. I recently read her YA novel, Hood Academy, described … Continue reading

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Book Review: Don’t Let Go @HarlanCoben

We all have them, don’t we? You know, that author who saves us, who always gives us what we want. So, when you’ve been wading your way through a book you’re really not enjoying and you think why am I … Continue reading

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