Monthly Archives: May 2015

#Review for Blue Heaven by @CynthiaHarriso1

Harrison has a wonderful tale to tell in a great setting. This is an enjoyable light summer read which tells the story of Eva Delacroix who is determined to renovate her childhood holiday home, Blue Heaven, on the banks of … Continue reading

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Review for Violent Disorder by Mark Barry

Violent Disorder is a sequel to Ultra Violence (reviewed here) but is not written in the second person and although many of the same characters make an appearance it is predominantly about the Bully Brothers who for brevity are called … Continue reading

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Review for Who Else Is There? by Philip Catshill

Who Else Is There? continues the story of policeman Mike Newman from For All Eternity but is not in the same short story format. There were many things I liked about this book but a few things I wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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#FridayFiveChallenge – The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr

Welcome to my #FridayFiveChallenge (Original idea from Rosie Amber at Get yourself a cuppa and give yourself 5 minutes for this #FridayFiveChallenge.

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Review for 75 x 75 – Flash Fraction by Helena Mallett

It’s a difficult task writing 75 stories in 75 words, even coming up with that number of ideas is daunting let alone editing them to fit into this exacting framework yet Mallett skilfully seems to manage this with ease in … Continue reading

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Review for Party Games by E J Greenway

I do not particularly follow politics or have any interest in politicians themselves but however much we may try and steer clear of politics they are threaded through all of our lives however we choose to live them. Throughout our … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery Writer – Andrew Moore

Some of my most creative thoughts happen when on a dog walk, as do my best conversations with my dog-walking buddy. So I thought I’d invite some of my author friends along to join me and my girls and see … Continue reading

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Review for For All Eternity by Philip Catshill

For All Eternity is billed as a book of short stories and I found each one of them flowed naturally into the next with Catshill using the short story format to skip over time gaps skilfully until complete they formed … Continue reading

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Review for Crime, Conflict & Consequences by Heather Burnside

I like reading short stories to introduce me to the work of an author before I take on one of their novels. There are ten stories in Crime, Conflict & Consequences and as the title suggests this collection covering a range … Continue reading

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A Lecture by Dame Hilary Mantel

Last Saturday, the 2nd May 2015 was the exact day of the 450th Anniversary of Hinchingbrooke School, formerly Huntingdon Grammar School. I did not go to this school but my children did, in fact my son is still there, and … Continue reading

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