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SLEEPING BEAUTIES ... Between the covers

In the beautiful valley of Glendalough there are ancient stones, shades and spirits of the holy men who prayed in the monastery – and in the cemetery, lichen-covered headstones of generations of Byrnes, Cullens, Farrells, Nolans, Waldrons – all, both monks and villagers, at peace now. 595 more words


Review: The Lost Village by Neil Spring

I’m not normally one for planning a monthly TBR, preferring instead to let my current mood dictate the next book I plan on reading. Autumn and winter, however, are some what of an exception. 996 more words

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Clearing The Shelves - 'The Chalk Pit' by Elly Griffiths

Every month I try to read a book I’ve had sat on the shelves for over six months in an attempt to clear my back log and to give some older books a little attention. 649 more words

Posts 2017

Untitled 13: Cheseboro Canyon

The mighty Panasonic Lumix LX3 at work again. The fading sunlight illuminated the long-dead grasses of spring and summer. The oak is immense, one of the largest and likely oldest I’ve seen. 12 more words

Review: The Other Woman by Laura Wilson

I’ve been reading a lot of new crime/thriller releases lately, many of which have fallen into the sub category of police procedural. When done well this is a genre I really enjoy, but I have found myself craving a bit of a change on the crime fiction front. 1,720 more words

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Review: Sleeping Beauties by Jo Spain

I’ve been very lucky recently in that I’ve been able to read quite a lot of new crime-thriller releases. Of course, when you’ve read quite widely in a certain genre, you can’t help but begin to notice all too well the clichéd tropes and generic plots. 1,118 more words

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Review: Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney

Autumn and winter are undoubtedly my favourite seasons of the year. Perhaps the fact that I have my birthday and Christmas to look forward to helps somewhat, but the cold weather and cosy nights really do create the perfect reading environment. 1,643 more words

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