Review – Guilty By Definition by Susie Dent

Review – Guilty By Definition by Susie Dent

Review - Guilty By Definition by Susie Dent I’ve been excited about Susie Dent’s first novel since it was announced at the Bonnier Fiction Showcase back in November, so I was very pleased to get my hands on a proof copy. It’s as though this book was written for me. I...
Review – We All Hear Stories in the Dark

Review – We All Hear Stories in the Dark

Review - We All Hear Stories in the Dark by Rob Shearman My first introduction to Rob Shearman’s short fiction was on an Arvon course some years ago. He was one of the resident tutors, and on the final night, he read his story, Coming Into Land. It was breathtakingly...
Review – The Trouble with Mrs Montgomery Hurst by Katie Lumsden

Review – The Trouble with Mrs Montgomery Hurst by Katie Lumsden

Review - The Trouble with Mrs Montgomery Hurst by Katie Lumsden Katie Lumsden was in my Bath Spa Creative Writing MA group, and I’ve always loved her writing, so I was delighted to receive a proof copy of her second novel. Her HWA Debut Crown shortlisted first novel,...
Review – The List of Suspicious Things and Deadly Animals

Review – The List of Suspicious Things and Deadly Animals

Double Review - The List of Suspicious Things by Jennie Godfrey and Deadly Animals by Marie tierney My reviews of two very different books with child protagonists who turn detective. The List of Suspicious Things Jennie Godfrey’s debut is a journey back into the...