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July 2017

Writing Elba: Guest post by Emylia Hall #TheThousandLightsHotel

Authors, Blog tour, Books By July 14, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Author Emylia Hall is my guest today as part of The Thousand Lights Hotel blog tour. As we’re both huge fans of Tim Winton, it’s little surprise that place is as important to her in books as it is to me. Which is why I’m thrilled to host Emylia’s post on writing place and the island of Elba, the setting for her latest novel,…

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Book Review: The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Book reviews By July 13, 2017 Tags: , , , 2 Comments

In her latest novel, Rachel Joyce’s writing is pitch perfect and every bit as healing as the tracks that Frank selects as prescribed listening for his customers in The Music Shop. 1988. Frank owns a music shop. It is jam-packed with records of every speed, size and genre. Classical, jazz, punk – as long as it’s vinyl he sells it….

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Book Review: Soot by Andrew Martin

Book reviews By July 6, 2017 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Set in York at the end of the eighteenth century, Soot features an unlikely amateur sleuth in Fletcher Rigge. Plucked from the debtor’s prison by a questionable benefactor from the wrong part of town, he’s given a month to investigate the murder of Captain Harvey’s father, one of York’s silhouette artists. The suspects are his last sitters, with only their duplicate shades to…

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