Myth and magic in darkest Wales: Ghostbird [Review]

Ghostbird by Carol Lovekin   One thing guaranteed to turn me off a book is the presence of a ghost.

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson [bookreviews]

Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a dark and unsettling tale . It’s haunting yet without any spectral presence.

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#20booksofsummer 2017 wrap up

A look back at what I read in the summer of 2017

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Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth [book review] #Bookerprize

What happens when the lust for profit drives people to inhuman acts?

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The Hog’s Back Mystery by Freeman Wills Crofts [book review]

The Hog’s Back Mystery is a gem of a book for readers who enjoy crime fiction, prefer it to come

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