Best of the week: The Trials Of Koli M R Carey.

Beyond the walls of Koli’s small village lies a fearsome landscape filled with choker trees, vicious beasts and shunned men. As an exile, Koli’s been forced to journey out into this mysterious, hostile world. But he heard a story, once. A story about lost London, and the mysterious tech of… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Mirrorland Carole Johnstone. Ones to watch in 2021.

No. 36 Westeryk Road, an imposing flat-stone house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. A house of curving shadows and crumbling grandeur. But it’s what lies under the house that is extraordinary – Mirrorland. A vivid make-believe world that twin sisters Cat and El created as children. A place of escape,… Continue reading

True Crime Podcast Review: Crime Beat.

Subscribe on Apple podcasts Subscribe on Google podcasts On my quest for the best true crime podcasts, I rather randomly came across Crime Beat, hosted by Crime reporter Nancy Hixt…and was immediately hooked. Crime Beat is a podcast absolutely full of human stories, looking at cases Nancy has covered told… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Boys Club Erica Katz.

They made the rules. She’s going to break them. When Alex Vogel gets a new job working at a corporate Manhattan law firm, she thinks all her dreams have come true. The pay checks are huge, the work is exciting, and the drinks are flowing every Friday night. But underneath… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Push Ashley Audrain. Ones To Watch in 2021.

What if your experience of motherhood was nothing like what you hoped for – but everything you always feared? ‘The women in this family, we’re different . . .’ The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. It was meant to be a… Continue reading

True Crime Podcast Review: AJC’s Breakdown.

Visit the website Subscribe on Apple Subscribe on Stitcher Honestly if you are missing Serial and haven’t yet listened to AJC’s Breakdown I would go queue or download every episode right now… Bill Rankin, host, intelligent purveyor of every side of a story, tells us they were inspired by Serial… Continue reading

Best of the Week: Peace Garry Disher.

AN ACT OF INEXPLICABLE CRUELTY. A FAMILY DESTROYED. Constable Paul Hirschhausen runs a one-cop station in the dry farming country south of the Flinders Ranges. He’s still new in town but his community work – welfare checks and a light touch – is starting to pay off. Now Christmas is… Continue reading