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ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – Auld Acquaintance by Sofia Slater

Should auld acquaintance be forgot Tense, moody and claustrophobic, Auld Acquaintance is the unputdownable debut by Sofia Slater. Related But things go wrong the moment the ferry drops her off. The stately home is more down at

A Banker’s Journey by Daniel Gross – extract

From a young age, Safra assumed the mantle of leadership in the Syrian-Lebanese Jewish community, providing personal aid, supporting the communities that formed in exile, and championing Sephardic religious and educational efforts in Israel and

David Roy – Q&A

6. If you could only read one book for the rest of your life which book would it be? Everyone has gone. David kindly answered a few of my questions. I think what surprises me

The Empire by Michael Ball | #bookreview | @mrmichaelball @ZaffreBooks @rararesources

http://unbouncepages.com/Michael-ball/ Purchase LinksMy thoughts1922. When Jack Treadwell arrives at The Empire, in the middle of a rehearsal, he is instantly mesmerised. But amid the glitz and glamour, he soon learns that the true magic of the

Laura Starkey – Q&A

7. I like to end my Q&As with the same question so here we go. During all the Q&As and interviews you’ve done what question have you not been asked that you wish had been

Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North by Rachel Joyce | #bookreview | @TransworldBooks @DoubledayUK

About the book Rachel Joyce is the author of the Sunday Times and international bestsellers The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Perfect, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, The Music Shop, and the New

ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – The Librarian by Salley Vickers

In 1958, Sylvia Blackwell, fresh from one of the new post-war Library Schools, takes up a job as children’s librarian in a run down library in the market town of East Mole. Over the last

Alex Morrall – Q&A

I love cycling and swimming. That makes me sound like a fitness fanatic, but I’m really not. I actually have to do these first thing in the morning otherwise the writing seems to set me

Read an #extract from The Bonnie Dead by Andrew Raymond | @lovebookstours @andrayauthor

Fiona scowled at him. Not for his lack of attention, but for the series of staccato vibrations coming from the phone in his trouser pocket. It was the rhythm of someone messaging in anger, smashing

The No Show Book Review

“It’s one of those feelings, happiness. One of the ones you don’t really notice is gone until it comes back.”  With all the usual ingredients for another splendid Beth O’Leary book it’s such a shame