Tag Archives: Hebrides

Series to Savour 4 – Ann Cleeves’ Shetland mysteries

I’m not sure what it is about the remote, isolated, and beautiful Hebrides that attracts so many readers.  All I know is that it is THIS SETTING that first attracted me to this series and enticed me to read it. … Continue reading

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“Dark water” by Sara Bailey – Book Review

Off the northernmost coast of Scotland lie the Orkney Islands.  It is here that Helena Chambers returns to visit her aging father who is awaiting heart surgery.  She hasn’t returned for over a decade, using the excuse that her PR job, … Continue reading

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“The Ice Twins” by S.K. Tremayne – Book Review

“When you love someone and they die, it is as if part of you dies with them. Therefore all love, if you like, is a form of suicide”. S.K.Tremayne’s novel “The Ice Twins” exhibits a pervading sense of menace. Not … Continue reading

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“The Blackhouse” by Peter May – Book Review

They say that reading is the cheapest form of travel.  In this case it was a wonderful trip.   “The Blackhouse” by Peter May is the first in a trilogy of novels set on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis. The setting … Continue reading

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