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book reviews

Hidden Secrets at the Little Village Church, by Tracy Rees

  The Hopley village church is in desperate need of a new roof. Reverend Fairfield begs for volunteers to help search the visitor book for donors. He is disappointed when cripplingly shy Gwen and art school drop out Jarvis are the only volunteers. Yet they surprise him with their dedication and the friendship that develops […]

A Body At The Tea Rooms, by Dee MacDonald

  Nurse and amateur sleuth Kate Palmer returns from holiday to find her sister’s business plans in tatters following the discovery of a body in the premises. Kate can’t resist another mystery to investigate even though it exasperates her lover, former police officer Woody Forrest. A Body At The Tea Rooms is the third book […]

Little Boy Lost, by Ruhi Choudhary

TRIGGER WARNING : this book contains child murder Three boys disappear on a school trip. One boy is found dead shortly afterwards with a warning that the other boys will die too if Johnny’s killer isn’t found. Except Johnny’s killer was convicted serial killer and has been in prison for the last eight years. Has […]

Malice on the Island, by Stewart Giles

  Two feuding families on the island of Guernsey where the malice escalates. Property damage, violence and murder, leaving DI Liam O’Reilly with a complicated case with 200 years of animosity to unravel… Malice on the Island is the fourth book in Stewart Giles’ DI O’Reilly series and the second that I have read. There […]

The Lost Girls of Ireland, by Susanne O’Leary

    Lydia Butler’s world falls apart when her husband dies amid the revelation that he has been dishonest in his business dealings. The house is repossessed but Lydia has an inheritance from an old aunt so she and her daughter Sunny are not homeless. They uproot to Sandy Cove to start over again, hiding […]