Missing Presumed by Susie Steiner

Edge of the seat or edge of your bed stuff …depends where you like to read but this kept me there right on that edge wherever I was reading. Manon she of the unusual name appears somewhat adrift in her personal life. Approaching mid life with no partner, no children and estranged from dad and […]

All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J Church

Listening to this audiobook the writer took me to Las Vegas when the strip was relatively new and the likes of ‘Ole Blue Eyes and Sammy Davis Junior were drawing the crowds. You could almost smell the theatrical make up and dust, see the smoke ridden changing rooms and marvel at the sparkle. But life […]

The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

I picked this book up in a library in an old manor called The Kandy House in Sri Lanka on a day when rain stopped play and sunbathing. Coincidentally the main ‘character’ of this story was another manor house but this time in England and this time called Cloudsley in deepest Chilterns country. Maggie pulls herself away […]

Finding Jojo Moyes

I don’t know how I have survived my literary life without listening to or reading a Jojo Moyes  paperback. Have loved all that I have experienced so far, in fact I have become a little bit of a Jojo addict and why? …… well each novel offers something different, they don’t follow a format and sometimes they […]