A well-written, well-researched and gripping story about female convicts shipped to Australia in the mid 19th century
American ex-cop in the Irish countryside. Intelligent and well written, it debunks the tourist-brochure stereotypes. A cracking good read.
Police procedural. Set in ‘Escape to the Country’ territory, but there’s nothing twee here. Racism, sexism, human trafficking, murder…
The impact of climate change on one family: constant rain, unemployment and the stress of trying to live as though life was still ‘normal’.
A delightful book, an absolute treat. Detective novel in the cosy/classic style set in the 1920s, but with a modern pace. Quirky and funny.
Where the edge is is about the events surrounding a bus that falls into a sinkhole early one morning in a small town in Ireland. But the bus crash itself
Residents in a retirement community get together to use their not-forgotten skills to solve a murder. Fun, plot twists and witty dialogue.
Friendship, youth, mortality, music, Margaret Thatcher and other weighty matters Mayflies would make a perfect gift for a friend, especially if you were both young, and maybe a bit wild,
Ike Hamill’s books are getting me through the lockdown It’s Memorial Day in a small tourist town in Maine where preparations are underway for the annual parade. Hamill introduces a
Is there anything Hamill can’t write? Kill Cycle is unlike the other Ike Hamill books I’ve read in that it’s a straight-up crime novel. But like all his novels, it’s