Review: A Keeper by Graham Norton

Audiobook narrated by Graham Norton / Running time: 7 hours 45 mins / Published byΒ Hodder & Stoughton October 2018 Opening sentence: “He longed for silence, the roar of the wind churned with the rasping rhythm of the waves and filled his head.” I was sad when this book was over! Listening to it on audiobook […]

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Review: The Black Painting by Neil Olsen

Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. Published 11th January 2018. The Black Painting by Neil Olsen Opening sentence: “Last night she dreamed of the house on Owl’s Point.” Alfred Arthur Morse is an art dealer and was the owner of a mysterious and frightening Francisco Goya self-portrait, so frightening that many people believed the […]

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Review: The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde by Eve Chase

The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde by Eve Chase Opening sentence: “Applecote Manor, the Cotswolds, England. The last weekend of August, 1959.” I’m just going to start by saying: I loved this book. It had the perfect mix of elements for me – a family based story, a mysterious vanishing, an interesting dual timeline narrative and […]

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Review: Waiting for Monsieur Bellivier by Britta Rostlund

Waiting for Monsieur Bellivier by Britta Rostlund Opening sentence: “At 73 Boulevard des Batignolles, there is a small grocer’s shop.” Based on its cover, I thought this book would be a charming romance, then reading the synopsis, it seemed like a far more sinister mystery novel. The contradiction of these elements appealed to me and […]

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