Tag Archives: British Fiction

Just read… Beyond the Sea by Melissa Bailey

Okay, technically I haven’t just read this book, I read it over a month ago, but have been somewhat tardy in posting this review. But it’s here now. Popular writing advice says never start a book with a prologue. Melissa … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Melissa Bailey

It’s been nearly four months since I’ve posted any author interviews here, which is far too long. So I am delighted to welcome Melissa Bailey to the blog. Melissa was born in Derbyshire in 1971 but grew up in Lancashire. … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Death House, by Sarah Pinborough

My usual genres are crime fiction and thrillers. With a bit of Stephen King thrown in, of course. The Death House is not crime fiction, nor a thriller. It’s closer to a Stephen King, and in fact SK thinks this … Continue reading

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Just Read…The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die, by Marnie Riches

This one’s been sitting on my Kindle since April, and I only got round to reading it on my recent holiday. Boy, it was worth the wait! When an apparent Muslim terrorist bomb explodes at the University of Amsterdam, Detective … Continue reading

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Just read… Before It’s Too Late, by Jane Isaac

Boy, I read a lot of good books on holiday, including this fab novel from Jane Isaac, who I interviewed on this blog a little while ago. This was the only physical book I took with me; the rest were … Continue reading

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Just read… Drive by Mark West

Now here’s a funny thing. I live in the same small market town as Mark West, and we were introduced over social media by another local author, Sue Moorcroft, but we haven’t actually met IRL. In this day and age, … Continue reading

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Just read… Shallow Waters by Rebecca Bradley

Shallow Waters is Rebecca Bradley’s first novel, and introduces us to DI Hanna Robbins. When the naked, battered body of an unidentified teenager is found dumped in an alleyway, post-mortem finds evidence of a harrowing series of events.  Another teenage … Continue reading

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