The Brigadier is in prison, whilst there he keeps getting into scrapes, but is this a ruse, has he been planted there to trail someone or has the Brigadier committed a serious crime? Mind of Stone had me pondering these scenarios for a good chunk of the book. Television series Porridge vibes, the prison guard … Continue reading Book Review. Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlin.
I like that the blurbs of these books describe the first 2 chapters of the story, and neglect the rest of the plot. I don’t necessarily want to know who did it, but I would still like to know a bit more about what I am about to read. The blurb for The Sittaford Mystery … Continue reading Book Review. The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie.
I have been writing fiction again. I felt compelled to share this 500 word story. Enjoy. I wake to find myself surrounded by aliens. I first check that I am not dreaming by pinching myself, as I often experience strange dreams (I really need to stop eating cheese before bed) I then wipe the dust … Continue reading Storytime. The Visitors.
In 337 we read about a dysfunctional family, the relationships between grand-parents, parents, and brothers, and the domestic abuse that occurs. We discover there has been an estrangement, that something has taken place – mum has disappeared, and dad is suspected. You get a sense of foreboding in the opening chapters. In the present day, … Continue reading Book Review. 337 by M. Jonathan Lee.
Thoughts on A Murder is Announced In A Murder is Announced it appears to be the ‘foreigners’, at every turn it is the fault of the foreigners. An attitude that is mainly led by the police in charge of the investigation. Old women being called ‘pussies’ I cannot imagine it. I think of women’s genitalia, … Continue reading Book Review. A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie.