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Thriller set on the Shivery French Alps by Allie Reynolds

  • Submitted: 17th January 2021

Shiver on the French Alps with Allie Reynolds Would you like to come on a skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps? What about having a guide who is a professional…

Island of Secrets set in Cuba by Rachel Rhys

  • Submitted: 14th January 2021

Cuban island secrets by Rachel Rhys Set in the exotic city of Havana on the cusp of revolution, an English woman discovers mystery, romance and scandal in the atmospheric novel…

Horror set in Sussex – The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor

  • Submitted: 11th January 2021

CJ Tudor's Burning Girls Review Some settings in novels are just so chilling, I wouldn't want to visit them for real. ' Chapel Croft' in this novel is one of…

Scandi Noir set in Ödesmark by Stina Jackson

  • Submitted: 8th January 2021

Stina Jackson and Ödesmark This small village might be fictional but it feels real. the novel is very atmospheric and cinematic and all sounds and looks very real. What you…

Review of the Smallest Man by Frances Quinn

  • Submitted: 3rd January 2021

Review of the Smallest Man by Frances Quinn Inspired by a true story, and spanning two decades that changed England for ever, Nat Davey is the fictional small man of…

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The Queen’s Gambit

1950s. 1960s: Who knew chess could be so deadly?

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