Cape Town reading

Cape Town reading

On the flight to Cape Town on a two week holiday in March I read Westwind, by one of my favourite authors, Ian Rankin (see…

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The Lantern Men

The Lantern Men

I’d forgotten I’d pre-ordered The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths, the latest in the Ruth Galloway series (see my blogs on Ruth Galloway and The Stranger Diaries), so it…

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Still Life

Still Life

One of my first books of the New Year was Still Life by Louise Penny, a crime fiction novel from a writer I hadn’t tried…

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Donna Leon

Donna Leon

My sister bought me two Donna Leon books for Christmas and I enjoyed reading them both in front of an open fire relaxing at home…

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Books of the Year 2019

Books of the Year 2019

If you are wondering what to read to take you through the dark days of January and February, here are my books of 2019, with…

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Late summer reading

Late summer reading

I got a lovely pile of books for my birthday in July and have enjoyed some eclectic late summer reading in the last few weeks….

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Cornwall reading

Cornwall reading

I haven’t had a chance to read for a few weeks, so a walking holiday in Cornwall at the end of June provided an excellent…

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The Stranger Diaries

The Stranger Diaries

On returning from holiday in April, I indulged myself by reading the new hardback by Elly Griffiths (see my blog on her Ruth Galloway series) - The Stranger…

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Ruth Galloway

Ruth Galloway

This is my first blog since my New Year break skiing as it has been a very busy time at work indeed. Thankfully made manageable,…

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Great Autumn crime fiction

Great Autumn crime fiction

I’ve been lucky enough to read two fantastic brand new crime fiction novels in the last couple of months – the latest in the Cormoran…

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