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And I Shall be Healed – Book Review

And I Shall be Healed by J L Dean Written in the first person, this an intensely moving and introspective narrative about a WWI chaplain. Leo hails from Singleton in Sussex. The village curate, and the son of an innkeeper … Continue reading

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Psychosis by Roger Bray

I am not a great fan of the crime genre but I do read them from time to time and I watch some on TV.  Not the Midsummer Murder type. I am more into Scandi Noir or Spiral from French … Continue reading

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Anglo Saxon Novels

Within the last year, I have read four novels set between 700 A.D. and 1066. Before that none that spring to mind. I’m not sure that I will become an aficionado of the genre but I have enjoyed each of … Continue reading

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On Canaan’s Side

I rarely read a book twice. I know I should but there are so many books, too many for one short lifetime. If my book club selects a book I have already read, I usually wing it. But this time, … Continue reading

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Historical Accuracy

There’s always such a lot of discussion on accuracy in historical novels. Readers will always find fault with some aspect even for respected best-selling authors. I recently listened to a very amusing talk by a well-known crime writer on letters … Continue reading

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Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar

I have been wanting to read this book for ages. It won the Debut Indie Book Award and I had read great things about it from an Australian Writer’s Blog I subscribe to. Well, the library did me proud. It … Continue reading

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