My Sister, The Serial Killer

My Sister, The Serial Killer

I spent a lovely bank holiday in Salcombe last weekend and took the opportunity to read the fabulous ‘My Sister, The Serial Killer‘ by Oyinkan…

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August escapism

August escapism

I heard Marian Keyes talking about her new book Grown Ups on one of my favourite podcasts and she was so fantastic that I put…

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Cornwall's North Atlantic coast

Cornwall’s North Atlantic coast

I was lucky enough to have ten days in Cornwall walking 100 miles of the wild North Atlantic coast from Padstow to Penzance in late…

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Coming out of lockdown

Coming out of lockdown

As lockdown began to ease my desire to read returned and I dove into three escapist thrillers. The first was A Perfect Spy by John…

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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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