BOOK REVIEW – Cathy’s Clown (The Fairground Romance Series – Book 1) by Pam Howes

  I received a copy of this book through THE Book Club in return for my honest review. After my recent binge of psychological thrillers, this was a refreshing change. Pam Howes is a master at capturing the atmosphere of the sixties, and her consistent use of music throughout the book is inspired. You can … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Cathy’s Clown (The Fairground Romance Series – Book 1) by Pam Howes

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BOOK REVIEW – Fragile Lies by Laura Elliot

I received a copy of this book from Bookouture in return for my honest review. I struggled to get into this book, and found that I was reading it in fits and starts. Some parts were quite engaging but on the whole, I didn’t find it as enjoyable as many other books I’ve read recently. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Fragile Lies by Laura Elliot

BOOK REVIEW – Silent Scream (a DI Kim Stone novel) by Angela Marsons

I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book from Bookouture (thank you Kim Nash) in return for my honest review. The Black Country is an area of the West Midlands in England, north and west of Birmingham. During the Industrial Revolution, it became one of the most industrialised parts of Britain with coal mines, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Silent Scream (a DI Kim Stone novel) by Angela Marsons

BOOK REVIEW – Who Are You? by Elizabeth Forbes

I received a copy of this book through THE Book Club in return for my honest review. Wow! This is a dense and intense read that is both gripping and uncomfortable. It investigates the unnerving topics of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and domestic  violence. Alex and Juliet are living a seemingly idyllic life with … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Who Are You? by Elizabeth Forbes

Ever since I read Sharon Maas’s ‘Of Marriageable Age’ almost 15 years ago (it’s original release was in 2000!), it has remained one of my favourite books of all time. Periodically I would check on Google and Amazon to see if I’d missed a new book that she’d written, and finally, my long wait has … Continue reading