2019 · REVIEW

Review: A Death at Fountains Abbey

Author: Antonia Hodgson Date Started: 11-08-2019 Date Finished:12-08-2019 Pages: 352 Star Rating: ✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Late spring, 1728 and Thomas Hawkins has left London for the wild beauty of Yorkshire - forced on a mission he can't refuse. John Aislabie, one of the wealthiest men in England, has been threatened with murder. Blackmailed into… Continue reading Review: A Death at Fountains Abbey

2019 · REVIEW

Review: Perfectly Preventable Deaths

Author: Deirdre Sullivan Date Started: 13-08-2019 Date Finished:14-08-2019 Pages: 352 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Everyone in Ballyfran has a secret, and that is what binds them together… Fifteen-year-old twins Madeline and Catlin move to a new life in Ballyfran, a strange isolated town, a place where, for the last sixty years, teenage girls… Continue reading Review: Perfectly Preventable Deaths

2019 · REVIEW

Review: Tangleweed and Brine

Author: Deirdre Sullivan Illustrated: Karen Vaughan Date Started: 10-08-2019 Date Finished:11-08-19 Pages: 166 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads A collection of twelve dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales are given a witchy makeover, not for the faint-hearted, from one of Ireland's leading writers for young people. You make candles from stubs of other candles.… Continue reading Review: Tangleweed and Brine

2019 · REVIEW

Review: A Discovery of Witches

Author: Deborah Harkness Date Started: 31-07-2019 Date Finished:10-08-19 Pages: 688 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do… Continue reading Review: A Discovery of Witches

2019 · REVIEW

Review : Split Second

Author: David Baldacci Date Started: 03-07-2019 Date Finished:27-07-2019 Pages: 426 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin… Continue reading Review : Split Second