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Novel set in Hollywood – Taylor Jenkins Reid

  • Submitted: 20th September 2022

Evelyn has seven husbands in Hollywood Novel set in Hollywood - Taylor Jenkins Reid The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally…

Crime set in North Pennines – Robin Morgan Bentley

  • Submitted: 16th September 2022

Crime set in North Pennines Crime set in North Pennines - Robin Morgan Bentley. A couple are having a baby. With a few weeks to go, they decide to head…

Bingo cosy crime set in Penrith – Jonathan Whitelaw

  • Submitted: 15th September 2022

Bingo in Penrith - Jonathan Whitelaw Bingo cosy crime set in Penrith - Jonathan Whitelaw. You go to bingo. Off to a bingo hall in Penrith so it's a local…

A BookTrail Ode to Bloody Scotland

  • Submitted: 13th September 2022

A BookTrail Ode to Bloody Scotland I am finally able to attend Bloody Scotland. The tenth anniversary and this will be my first time in person at the festival. I…

The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho by Paterson Joseph

  • Submitted: 12th September 2022

Charles Ignatius Sancho - a real figure from history This kind of novel excites me. Someone has taken a key figure from the past and essentially brought him to life.…

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A Conflict of Interests

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