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Archive for January 2020

Her Last Goodnight, by Michael Scanlon

  Finnegan Beck’s latest case is the murder of Eddie Kavanagh, beaten to death but not robbed of the engagement ring he was carrying. Beck is convinced that there is a connection with a local brothel but his superiors are skeptical. Then other witnesses are found murdered too… Finnegan Beck is a complex characters and […]

#StayClassyMama 65

Hello and welcome to the #StayClassyMama linky. Goodness me, I’ve been busy with work this week! How are things with you? I am thrilled to be joined by new regular hosts, Karen from Cats, Kids, Chaos and Sophie from Mummy of a Square Peg! And we have a new badge so please make sure you change […]

The Small Hand, by Susan Hill: book and TV review comparison

Susan HIll has been terrifying me since I was little (aged about 10 and there is NO WAY I would let Matthew read it as he approaches the same age!) when I read and then watched The Woman In Black. I also saw the theatre production in my 20s and scared myself silly. Simply spooky […]

The Mothers, by Sarah J. Naughton

    Blimey, what a book! The Mothers front cover gives little away about the extraordinary journey readers are taken on over the course of this book. Part police investigation, part psychological mystery, part woman-affirming literature. Five women united by their antenatal classes continue their unlikely friendship with regular meet ups to discuss the highs […]

#DreamTeam 187

Thank you for being so welcoming as I join #DreamTeam with 3 Little Buttons and Navigating Baby as a permanent host, yay exciting! Work is starting to crank up the pressure: how are you this week? Take a look at the rules, add our badge (I’m on it now!) and join us for the Dream […]