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Take a look below to see what we’ve been reading lately, and click through to a book review to find our Archive.
4 July 2020
The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien
These novels were ground-breaking when they were first published in the 1960s. Now, sixty years later, they are still beautiful but rather terrible stories.
30 June 2020
What we read in June
More book recommendations from our Crime Fiction Book Group, plus details of which titles are available on the e-library …
19 June 2020
The Drifter by Nick Petrie
This is Nick Petrie’s award-winning debut novel, featuring ex-Marine, Peter Ash. A hero in the Jack Reacher mould, but different. 5-Stars!
15 June 2020
Hunted by Arne Dahl
Book 2 in Sam Berger series. Our reviewer thinks it might be easier to start with Book 1 but this is still a good read …
12 June 2020
Dorothy L. Sayers and
Jill Paton Walsh
It can’t be easy for an author to pick up and continue a series written by someone else. But even die-hard fans of Dorothy L. Sayers think Jill Paton Walsh succeeded with her four books featuring Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane.
8 June 2020
Walk the Wire
by David Baldacci
Book 6 in the Amos Decker series, this is a murder/conspiracy story set in a fracking town in North Dakota. A complicated plot and a big cast of characters…
4 june 2020
The Man With No Face
by Peter May
A double-murder in Brussels and the only witness is an autistic child. Investigative journalist Neil Bannerman is sent to investigate.
1 june 2020
The Discworld Series
by Terry Pratchett
You don’t have to be a fan of Science Fiction or Fantasy novels to enjoy Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. They surely qualify as modern-classics.
28 May 2020
Inside Enemy by Alan Judd
Not too convoluted and not over-clever, this is an enjoyable and easy-to-read spy story.
25 May 2020
What we read in May
Nine books by eight different authors and only one which we’ve rated at less than 4-Stars. There are some interesting books here for you to try.