Category Archives: Book review

Reviews of books that I have read

Book Review: The Vine Witch by Luanne G Smith

The Vine Witch by Luanne G. Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars The story is set in France in the early days of the motor car. The story opens with Elena, having been cursed by a wicked spell, in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce My rating: 4 of 5 stars The title of this book is very apt. Harold’s journey could hardly be more unlikely and it is certainly a pilgrimage. Even he doesn’t realise, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Counterfeit by Elizabeth Ducie

Counterfeit! by Elizabeth Ducie My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a well-crafted and very believable tale of deceit and intrigue. The pace is good and is maintained throughout. I love the characters, who continue to reveal hidden secrets … Continue reading

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Book Review – Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A Levine

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine My rating: 4 of 5 stars There was much in this book that resonated with me. Some of my personal life experiences, good as well as bad, run in parallel to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Space Dust by Eloise De Sousa

Space Dust by Eloise De Sousa My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a delightful little story with massive appeal to the 4-11 year-old age group. You will enjoy reading the adventures of Big Ox and Little One to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019: Scent by Matt Thomas, Duncan Abel, Carol McKay, Judy Birkbeck, Luke Hilton, Joseph Darlington, Johanna Robinson

The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019: Scent by Matt Thomas, Duncan Abel, Carol McKay, Judy Birkbeck, Luke Hilton, Joseph Darlington, Johanna Robinson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Perhaps my expectations were too high because these stories are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Perfect Murder by Peter James

The Perfect Murder by Peter James My rating: 4 of 5 stars A married couple, Victor and Joan, have grown apart over the years. They have become bored with each other and have sought, and found, extra-marital stimuli. Each plans … Continue reading

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