The Dig

The Dig

I really enjoyed watching the new film The Dig in March, so I thought I would read the book it was based on – The…

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The City of Tears

The City of Tears

City of Tears by Kate Mosse is the second book in the series that began with The Burning Chambers (see my blog), which I enjoyed reading…

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The Autumn of the Ace

The Autumn of the Ace

The Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernieres is the final book in the wonderful trilogy that began with The Dust that Falls from…

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The Evening and the Morning

The Evening and the Morning

The last of my Christmas books was The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett, the prequel to The Pillars of the Earth (see my blog),…

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The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

I real enjoy Elly Griffith’s crime fiction (see my blogs on the Ruth Galloway series, The Lantern Men and The Stranger Diaries), so I was delighted…

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January detective fiction

January detective fiction

With the prospect of another long lockdown ahead, it seemed entirely justifiable to spend January revelling in detective fiction that I had been given for…

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Troubled Blood

Troubled Blood

One of the 13 books given to me as Christmas presents this year was the latest in the Cormoran Strike crime fiction series – Troubled Blood…

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Gabriel's Angel

Gabriel’s Angel

Anyone contemplating New Year’s resolutions and thinking about how they ought to live their life differently should think about reading Gabriel’s Angel by Mark Radcliffe. Gabriel…

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The Underground Man

The Underground Man

Just before Christmas I read The Underground Man by Mick Jackson, which had been on my Kindle for a while, and which I was determined…

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The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys

When I saw that Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad, a fantastic novel that I read a few years ago (see my blog), had…

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