A glimpse into the lifelong effects of terrible childhood events. Just Ignore Him is a a beautiful, unforgettable, sad, funny and brave book.
Des is a good father. He loves his wife and children more than anything. So much that he’s determined to take care of them, once and for all.
An incisive depiction of the decline of the Victorian era and the rise of the Modern era, and a gripping multi-generational family saga.
As The World Dies Book 1. Great story, characterization and dialogue, tense plotting and emotional impact… and the best ever opening scene.
Best known for her sensationalist novels, Mary Elizabeth Braddon (née Maxwell) published more than 80 wonderful novels between1860 and 1910.
Vivid, informative and well written account of the lives of servants, drawn from the letters and memoirs of servants, from the 19C to today.
American ex-cop in the Irish countryside. Intelligent and well written, it debunks the tourist-brochure stereotypes. A cracking good read.
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.
The impact of climate change on one family: constant rain, unemployment and the stress of trying to live as though life was still ‘normal’.
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