Book Review: Beneath the Surface – Fiona Neill ⭐️⭐️⭐️

In Beneath the Surface Fiona Neill really doesn’t do much for Fenland tourism. It is grey and damp and very still. The Vermuyden family have been forced to move out of their beautiful flat in the middle of Cambridge because of some poor financial decisions by Patrick. Their new home is on a brand new…

Book Review: The Editor – Steven Rowley ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Modern American literature isn’t always a favourite of mine. There is such a difference in tone between a European author writing on a subject and that of their American counterpart. I’m very pleased to say that Rowley has crafted a modern American novel of significance with a pathos and circumspection that is so often missing…

Book Review: You Let Me In – Lucy Clarke ****

Elle arrives back at her house by the sea after a writer’s retreat. It is the first time that she has rented out her dream house on Airbnb. Something doesn’t feel quite right about the place since she got home. There is a coldness, a shift in the atmosphere. Her publisher is desperately chasing her…

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…