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
Residents in a retirement community get together to use their not-forgotten skills to solve a murder. Fun, plot twists and witty dialogue.
Mayflies would make a perfect gift for a friend, especially if you were both young, and maybe a bit wild, in the 1980s. (It’s also a good book for anyone
I thought I wouldn’t enjoy this much, but I grabbed it while it was free and thought I’d nothing to lose. How wrong I was! I’ve lost several hours of
A voyeuristic trip to the Marshalsea Prison in the 19th century. With murder and intrigue, well written and gripping.
Update: This is an old review of Ike Hamill’s Extinct. It’s a lousy review. No, the book isn’t lousy, my review is. I think I would have written a more
An intelligent, beautifully written and brutally observed dystopian novel about an economic crash and the effect of money on people.
A clever, thought-provoking novel about fat and dieting and about whether adults should feel or take responsibility for their siblings.
Wonderfully researched, beautifully written account of true crime in the 19th century. Vivid depiction of the era, events and people.