Mrs Gaskell and Me
The author opens her heart as she details her obsession with a man destined never to fulfill her hopes and desires, and she presents her devotion and admiration for a writer whose life she mirrors for one tip-top time.
A terrifying opening with three children left alone in a car as their mother goes to phone for help and never returns. Full of mystery, humour and intrigue. We enjoyed it - did you?
A Talent for Murder
Could the author pull off this imagined account of Agatha Christie's disappearance in Harrogate? A very enjoyable read!
Days of Wonder
A delightful escapist read about the power of theatre and stories, friendship, and hope. Published in June 2018.
A retired couple take a short break in Amsterdam. But the sightseeing is interrupted by troubling memories. With humour and sadness, conflict and moral dilemmas, what will you make of this book?
Meet Me at the Museum
A charming innocence of a correspondence between strangers. Confidences are struck through revelations of loss and disappointment, and solace and friendship results. Delightful, and moving. Published in May 2018.
What happens when spies don't make the grade? They become Slow Horses, according to Mick Herron and this, his first in a number of books about Jackson Lamb and his team.