#8 The Defence by Steve Cavanagh

It’s been over a year since Eddie vowed never to set foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn’t have a choice. Olek Volchek, the infamous head of the Russian mafia in New York, has strapped a bomb to Eddie’s back and kidnapped his ten-year-old daughter, Amy. Eddie only has forty-eight hours to defend…

January Roundup

To kick of 2020 I managed to read 7 books in January and listen to 1 audiobook. I know that this is a low number of books for me, I can usually read around 15 in a month, but I found it kind of hard to get back into the swing of things once Christmas…

Ramble #9

The start of the week went by quickly. On Tuesday evening I had interupted sleep. On Wednesday evening I slept every couple of hours. On Thursday evening I might have well stayed away. Oh the drama of insomnia. This week I read one book, discarded another book, listened to an audiobook and created a new…

3 Fact Book News – 30/01/2020

“More?” I hear you say, “she isn’t adding more to her blog?!” Yes. I am. You see, there is a lot I don’t put in my blog, books I get, books I discard, books I don’t finish reading and many other book related sins. I was looking at my tbr shelves yesterday and feeling overwhelmed…

Peter Pan Goes Wrong – UK Tour – by Mischief Theatre

I took my parents to see ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’ on Saturday 18th January and it was an experience I’ll never forget. I have been wanting to see this production since I watched the BBC production for it during Christmas 2016. So when I got the email from ATG Tickets that the UK tour was…

#7 Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most persecuted class of people in Ikhara. Ten years ago, her mother was snatched by the royal guards, and her fate remains unknown. Now, the guards are back and this time it’s Lei they’re after – the girl with the golden eyes, whose rumoured…

#6 Black Summer by M. W. Craven

Jared Keaton, chef to the stars. Charming. Charismatic. Psychopath . . . He’s currently serving a life sentence for the brutal murder of his daughter, Elizabeth. Her body was never found and Keaton was convicted largely on the testimony of Detective Sergeant Washington Poe. So when a young woman staggers into a remote police station…

Book Haul – I have Sinned!

Here’s the thing. I already knew I was going to break the ban this time. I had to go into town, I was feeling happy about life, I knew I wanted to visit Waterstones. I got some money for Christmas that I was going to put into savings but in a ‘spur of a moment’…

#5 Nevertell by Katherine Orton

A world of magic is only a whisper away… Born in a Soviet prison camp, Lina has never seen the world outside until the night she escapes with her best friend, Bogdan. As the pair journey across a snowy wilderness, they are pursued by a vengeful sorceress and her pack of shadow wolves. The children…