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    Magpie’s Bend

    Life can at times hurl some tough stuff at you and the last thing Lara McIntyre wants is a nosy journalist, no matter how interesting […]

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    Small Acts of Defiance

    Small Acts of Defiance from Michelle Wright is without a doubt a brilliant piece of historical fiction that has been meticulously researched, which shows through […]

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    Tussaud

    The French Revolution: It’s one of those historical moments that have spawned as many legends as there are truths. It’s almost like a real life […]

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    The Perfect Lie

    How well do we really know the person we trust; what secrets are being kept? What lies are being told? Jo Spain in her latest […]

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    Nick

    Nick Caraway came to fame as the narrator of what is considered as a literary masterpiece written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. Michael […]

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    The Shape of Darkness

    Despite 21st century thinking, today many people still try to communicate with the spirit world at séances via mediums.  In the 19th century the public […]

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    Klara and the Sun

    Klara and the Sun is the eighth novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, who has won many prizes for his work. To read this book you need […]

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    Take Me Home

    When life decides to hand out unlooked for change, it often comes with hidden benefits which at the time are very hard to discover. It […]

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    The French Gift

    Kirsty Manning states,” It has long been my quest in Historical Fiction to draw attention to forgotten pockets of history.” something she has done an […]

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    Black Widows

    One man with three wives and a life living on a hidden stretch of land in Utah, made perfect sense to Blake Nelson; his wives […]

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    Night Blue

    Every once in a while, you come across a book that is so remarkable it challenges all your previous concepts. Night Blue is such a […]

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    The Nothing Man

    A serial rapist and murder is called The Nothing Man not only because he leaves no physical evidence behind but also because nothing distinguishes him […]

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    The Last Reunion

    Kayte Nunn has written an excellent story in The Last Reunion to bring to light an almost unknown group of women. Australian, English, and Indian […]

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    The Long, Long Afternoon

    Set in an affluent white neighbourhood of the post war America 1950’s during the endless days of a hot California summer, housewife Joyce Haney vanishes. […]

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    Something to Hide

    Following on from Red Dirt Country, Something to Hide finds Dave Burrows at a crisis point in his life, or should one say another crisis […]

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    A Week to Remember

    A Week to Remember  from Esther Campion is certainly reminiscent of Maeve Binchy’s style of writing. The story is set in Ireland and the landscape, […]

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    Lightseekers

    Generally crime fiction narratives develop around the notion ‘Who’; however this is not the case with ‘Light Seekers’. Being greatly affected by ‘Aluu Four’; the […]

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    Later

    The cover of Later looks like the front cover of a cheap novel or pot boiler of the 1950’s and ‘60’s, but the storyline is […]

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