The Love Child by Amanda Brookfield

30/01/2013 0

The Love Child by Amanda Brookfield (Published in paperback by Penguin, on 17 January 2013) As regular readers of my column will know, I’m not a fan of women’s contemporary fiction, so it is praise […]

Book Review – Mog’s Christmas by Judith Kerr

07/12/2012 0

Mog’s Christmas by Judith Kerr – Published by Harper Collins Children’s Books; reissued to celebrate Mog’s 40th anniversary in 2010 If you haven’t read any of Judith Kerr’s books for children, you’re in for a […]

The King of Spain by Robert Ford

04/10/2012 0

Sam takes up the offer of a job in Edge Hill, a retirement home in Sussex, where the residents have reached well beyond the usual lifespan. He leaves behind a life of caring for his […]

The Obamas A True Story by Jodi Kantor

04/10/2012 0

Published to coincide with the build-up to the US Presidential elections, Kantor writes of the Obamas living together as a family in The White House. It is a story of conflicts – work versus family, […]

Dirty Little Secret by Jon Stock

04/10/2012 0

In this, the third book in the Trilogy featuring MI6 agent Daniel Marchant and terrorist Salim Dhar, the action takes place in Afghanistan, Morocco, France and, less predictably, in rural England. It is a story […]

The Good Father by Diane Chamberlain

04/10/2012 0

In North Carolina, Travis Brown is caring alone for his young daughter, Bella. Everything he does is focussed on providing for her safety and security. But when he loses his job and home, his life […]

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