Book Review – August 2017 – Sallie Eden

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That’s Not English by Erin Moore – Published by Vintage, 2015 A book by a London based author from America, about ‘Britishisms’, Americanisms and “What our English says about us”, it’s rather less lightweight than I […]

Book Review – August 2017 – Sallie Eden

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Ships’ Cat’s in war and peace by Val Lewis – Published by Nauticalia, reprinted 2014 I make no apology for saying that, although the author delves into the history of exploration and the seafaring past (right […]

Book Review – July 2017 – Sallie Eden

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Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups: Five Go On A Strategy Away Day. Words by Bruno Vincent – Published by Quercus Editions Ltd, 2016 Marketed as Enid Blyton for adults, this is the first of the series I’ve […]

Book Review – July 2017 – Sallie Eden

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A Grave Concern by Susanna Gregory – Published by Sphere, 2016 This is the 22nd in a series of medieval mysteries set in Cambridge. Although historical novels are not my preferred genre, I can rarely resist […]

Book Review – June 2017 – Sallie Eden

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Dragged Through Time by Marc Grimston – Published by Create Space, 2016 (available via Amazon) Set in the early years of WWII, this is the follow up to Zio The Hero and features the other “heroes” from […]

Book Review – June 2017 – Sallie Eden

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The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson – Published by Bloomsbury in paperback, 2017 I spotted this book on a recent trip to Rye where it’s set. Written by the author of the wonderful Major […]

Book Review – May 2017 – Sallie Eden

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Find Me (before they do) by JS Monroe – Published by Head of Zeus, 2017 Brilliant writing, brilliant characters, brilliant plot. Five years after they met and fell in love, Jar sees Rosa’s face in a […]

Book Review – May 2017 – Sallie Eden

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I Dare You by Murray Bailey – Published by Heritage Books, 2016 Murray Bailey’s debut thriller; clever, gripping and a very welcome read on a long, very long, train journey. Kate’s boyfriend Joe is not all […]

Book Review – April 2017 – Sallie Eden

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The Murder in Romney Marsh by Edgar Jepson – Published for Kindle 2016 (Originally published in 1929) This reads like a slightly old fashioned Agatha Christie, in other words a classic English country house murder mystery, […]

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