I was not sure The House by the Sea was going to be an enjoyable read at all at first, as ex-spouses Joe and Edie reunite in Italy because Joe’s aunt has left them her house in her will. Frosty atmosphere is an understatement, couldn’t cut it with a knife. As the pair explore, start … Continue reading Love & Loss in Sicily 🏖 The House by the Sea by Louise Douglas.
Ben is back, and this time he has mixed weed into his biscuits, and his dog, Brown, has made a new friend, in stuffed toy, Bear. Ben, in the last book, had left the relative safety of his home and in Flesh and Blood has adapted to a new reality, a new home – a … Continue reading Book Review. Flesh and Blood by Andrew Shanahan.
‘And that was how they found Over and Above. It stood there, in splendid isolation, a large Edwardian heap in an overgrown garden, blinds down, empty and forlorn.’The Golden Oldies Guesthouse by Dee MacDonald Couple Tess and Simon live in London and they are on their belated honeymoon, in Cornwall, when they come upon a … Continue reading Book Review. The Golden Oldies Guesthouse by Dee MacDonald.
Waterstones Foyles for books The story of Henry Applebee is primarily narrated by the man himself, although characters Ariel and Travis do take parts in being protagonists. The timeline of the story switches between past and present. I was unsure of this book at first, until I got the gist of which path the story … Continue reading Finding Henry Applebee by Celia Reynolds
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie 4/5 Can you imagine how fun it must be (I'm kidding) sitting down and imagining … these murder scenarios? Do the writers fox themselves? Because characters, even if we do ultimately control them, still do what they damn well like. I also love Agatha Christie’s … Continue reading my thoughts on 2 murder mystery books