Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Tyringham Park” by Rosemary McLoughlin – Book Review

In County Cork, Ireland there lies a fabulous estate of fifty-two rooms on nineteen thousand acres of land.  It is the home of the Blackshaw family.  Many would assume that wealth and privilege would make life perfect.  However, the residents … Continue reading

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“The sleeper” by Gillian White – Book Review

An atmospheric thriller set on a Devon farm in dark December… As daylight becomes shorter, there is nothing so comforting as a good novel.  “The sleeper” set in the dark days of December leading up to and including Christmas certainly fills the … Continue reading

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I’ve joined NetGalley

I’m excited to now be a reviewer for NetGalley. With hundreds of publishers providing books, NetGalley has thousands of titles to choose from. I’ve begun reading my first title from them: “The sleeper” by Gillian White. For my review of … Continue reading

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“In the blood” by Lisa Unger – Book Review

From the first line of the novel the reader becomes aware that this is a book about someone who is damaged, traumatized and maybe even disturbed.  What more can you ask of a psychological thriller?  Family secrets, murder, and a … Continue reading

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