Audiobook Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls

Not only does The Familiars have one of the best named lead characters I’ve come across in a while BUT she is based on a real person! I live for facts like this. In 1612, there really was a noble woman called Fleetwood Shuttleworth (amazing, right?) who, at only 17, was lady of Gawthorpe Hall, […]

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Review: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton Opening sentence: “On the hottest day of the year, Larry Glassbrook has come home to his native Lancashire for the last time, and the townsfolk have turned out to say goodbye.” Mix a good old-fashioned murder mystery with elements of witchcraft and yes, I’m going to be interested. I heard […]

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