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Book Review: The Unmaking of Ellie Rook by Sandra Ireland

Book reviews By July 11, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

What starts as one young woman’s summons home in the aftermath of her mother’s death at a local beauty spot, steeped in legend, quickly becomes something altogether darker and more troubling. A single phone call from halfway across the world is all it takes to bring her home . . . ‘Ellie, something bad has happened.’ Desperate to escape her…

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Book Review: Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland

Book reviews By July 20, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

Bone Deep seeps right into you, imbuing the reader with an inescapable sense of growing unease as local legend is told, more recent secrets are revealed and women unravel. What happens when you fall in love with the wrong person? The consequences threaten to be far-reaching and potentially deadly. Bone Deep is a contemporary novel of sibling rivalry, love, betrayal and murder….

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Book Review: The Beautiful and Forever by Kevin MacNeil

Book reviews By February 28, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

I discovered Kevin MacNeil’s The Beautiful & Forever on a particularly successful bookshop browse. The title and cover drew me in and the Scottish island setting and the blurb on the back cover ensured that it came home with me. On an island like no other, the annual Brilliant & Forever festival is a much anticipated event; its participants a story away…

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