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A mix of thoughts, opinions, literary travel tales to read when you’re deciding where to travel to next. A sort of literary departure lounge if you will!

HWA Longlist announced!

  • Submitted: 12th August 2020

Historical fiction treats I'm very proud to be a judge on the HWA Debut Crown Awards panel. We get some VERY good novels to read and it's a true pleasure…

The Coral Bride set in Gaspe Peninsula by Roxanne Bouchard

  • Submitted: 10th August 2020

Book set in Gaspe Peninsula Destination: Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec Setting: The rural, seafaring fishing communities of rural Quebec Plot: This isn't just a novel, it's a song. An ode to…

Travels in August with Books and Trails

  • Submitted: 9th August 2020

Travels in August with books Travels in August with Books and Trails - This post is late as I'm having some personal time and haven't read the books I'd wanted…

Comfort in books

  • Submitted: 2nd August 2020

Reading to make you feel better. Comfort in books - Readers of this blog will realise that I've been off line for several weeks now. 2020 is proving to be…

Blood red thriller set in London by Rod Reynolds

  • Submitted: 12th July 2020

Travel to the city of Blood That Rod Reynolds is a dark horse! For three books now I've been amongst gangsters and all kinds of dangerous characters deep in the…

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The Majesties

2000s: When your sister murders 300 people, you can’t help but wonder why.

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