The Mission House by Carys Davies — subtle tale of separated worlds

The Mission House is a deceptively quiet novel from the Welsh author Carys Davies. On the outside it’s a subdued

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Wilderness by B. E. Jones — betrayed and dangerous

The last thing I expected from a thriller about a vengeful wife was to be taken on a nostalgic road

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In Two Minds by Alis Hawkins — legal questions and moral doubts

Fictional investigators in contemporary crime novels make their task seem so easy. But then they do have a vast array

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Emmet and Me by Sara Gethin – suffer little children

In Emmet and Me , Sara Gethin delves into the troubling issue of child neglect; depicting a world in which young

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Can You Ever Have Too Many Books?

Six new books that have joined my bookcases this week: from Japanese crime fiction to race and identity in the American south.

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