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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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Random Attachment by Gertrude T. Kitty

'A coming of age, dark, humorous romantic thriller. A twenty-first century Cinderella. The protagonist, seventeen year old Mia Dent, is overweight, unhappy, dormant at school and a crutch for her alcoholic mother. Together they live on a dangerous West London estate. On route to school one morning Mia spots Flynn Mason; he is the catalyst… Continue reading Random Attachment by Gertrude T. Kitty

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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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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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The Folio Book of Ghost Stories (Part II)

Rating: 5/5 stars Publication Date: December 2015 Page Count: 296 pages Genre: Horror / Mystery / Supernatural Hey guys, and welcome back to The Book Reviewer! As promised, here is Part II of my Folio Ghost Stories series. Released in 2015, The Folio Book of Ghost Stories contains 19 stories, including works by E. F.… Continue reading The Folio Book of Ghost Stories (Part II)

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The Other Life of Charlotte Evans by Louisa George

'Life is rosy for dance studio owner Charlotte Evans, who is about to marry beloved fiancé, Ben. But when Ben finds a lump in Charlotte’s breast, it sends her on a journey of self-discovery which she knows she must do alone. Charlotte is adopted, and she suddenly, desperately, needs to know who she is and… Continue reading The Other Life of Charlotte Evans by Louisa George