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Reading books in different languages

  • Submitted: 18th July 2021

Reading books in foreign languages Some of the readers of this blog will know that I read books in five languages. I decided to learn a few languages as a…

Mystery set in a Scottish Castle M B Shaw

  • Submitted: 16th July 2021

Murder at Pitfeldy Castle, Scotland Hands up if you would love to spend time in a Scottish Castle solving a mystery? This is exactly where Murder at the Castle takes…

Five books set on a plane….

  • Submitted: 13th July 2021

Books on airplanes Five books set on a plane....  Oh the enclosed space of an aeroplane has proven to be a great environment for a crime thriller! There are some…

Under the Italian Sun set in Umbria by Sue Moorcroft

  • Submitted: 10th July 2021

Sue Moorcroft's travelling to Umbria Sue Moorcroft has some of the best stories set in sunny climes and some of the best covers too. There are shades of happiness and…

Competition – The Mountains Sing

  • Submitted: 7th July 2021

Competition time - travel to Vietnam with The Mountains Sing What a glorious way to start your week! A new book in your hand and a travel adventure waiting to…

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