Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Kate Morton *****

When I got sent an early review copy of the new Kate Morton book I knew that I was in for a treat. You can always rely on Morton for an intelligent and interesting read. It is the summer of 1862 when a group of bohemian artists and their friends decamp to the beautiful Birchwood…

Book Review: Her Every Fear – Peter Swanson ***

I don’t get much contemporary American fiction coming my way so it was interesting to have the latest Peter Swanson to review. I had some preconceptions because of the inevitable hype around this book but found myself enjoying it a lot more than I expected. Kate Priddy agrees to a six month house swap with…

Book Review: Paris for One and Other Stories – Jojo Moyes ****

I rarely enjoy short story collections. You just start to get engaged with the characters and the story ends. I find them frustrating and generally best avoided. But when Jojo Moyes puts out an anthology I have to make an exception and I’m so glad that I did. Although this is a collection of short…

Book Review: The Blue Bath – Mary Waters-Sayer ****

UK Publication Date: 3 May 2016. 320 pages. This debut novel from Mary Waters-Sayer is full of colour and sensation. A literary novel with depth and substance. Kat is mother to Will and wife to entrepreneur Jonathan. They have a very comfortable life in Kensington, with a large house next to Holland Park. Kat has…