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The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry

'Edinburgh, 1850. Despite being at the forefront of modern medicine, hordes of patients are dying all across the city, with doctors finding their remedies powerless. But it is not just the deaths that dismay the esteemed Dr James Simpson - a whispering campaign seeks to blame him for the death of a patient in suspicious… Continue reading The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry

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Caravan by Adam De Collibus

Rating: 5/5 stars Publication Date: 18th July 2019 Page Count: 256 pages Genre: Historical Caravan 'Abney seems a quiet soul; rootless...' Adam De Collibus has a real skill, often absent in today's historical fiction books*, for crafting detail-oriented scenes without overwhelming a reader. The two dimensional easily becomes three - character's actions are easy to… Continue reading Caravan by Adam De Collibus

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Is Book Blogging really that Hard? (The Big Q! #2)

Is Book Blogging really that Hard? Earlier this year, Vulture declared that indie book blogging was a thing of the past. Dead. Buried. Six-feet under. You see, at the time of writing, The Millions (a site that retained "indie credibility" in spite of its success) has been acquired by Publishers Weekly. The article itself brought… Continue reading Is Book Blogging really that Hard? (The Big Q! #2)

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A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

'Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The Police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn't so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final-year… Continue reading A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson