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"Tumbledown Manor" by Helen Brown

TUMBLEDOWN MANOR” follows the adventures of a woman who reinvents herself after a disastrous 50th birthday. A novelist, she packs up her life in New York and moves back to her native Australia. 855 more words

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#BlogTour Don't Wake Up by Liz Lawler and the Inspiration Behind It

As part of her blog tour for her debut novel Don’t Wake up, today on LifeOfCri.me Liz Lawler talks about the inspiration behind the book. 911 more words

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THE EDUCATION OF DIXIE DUPREE: A Review

Donna Everhart’s debut novel, available in large print, like any novel about childhood abuse, is hard to read.  This one is even more so because it is told from the child’s point of view.   221 more words

"Size matters" by Cathryn Novak

John Frederick is very rich. He lives in Frederick house and is attended by a housekeeper, gardeners, maids, etc.  Orphaned twenty years ago, at the age of sixteen, he lives alone in this vast rural estate.   419 more words

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True North

Last week, I took an exciting trip back to my roots!

Vic Watson and Jacky Collins, organisers of  Newcastle Noir kindly invited me along to Noir @ the Bar, in the… 257 more words

"Sewing the shadows together" by Alison Baillie

An excellent debut mystery with an atmospheric Edinburgh setting!

It was the setting that first attracted me to this debut mystery.  It has been on my NetGalley TBR for some time, and I’m so happy that I finally got around to reading it! 638 more words

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"The yellow house" by Jeroen Blokhuis

Dutch author, Jeroen Blokhuis tells Vincent van Gogh’s story as the artist would have told it. The novel depicts van Gogh’s life when he lived in his beloved ‘yellow house’ in Arles, France between August 1888 and December 1889. 701 more words

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