Category Archives: Book review

Reviews of books that I have read

Review: Dear Lupin…Letters to a Wayward Son

Dear Lupin…Letters to a Wayward Son by Roger Mortimer My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read the majority of this book on flights back and forth across the Atlantic, and it proved to be perfect entertainment. I tried to … Continue reading

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Review: How the Marquis Got His Coat Back

How the Marquis Got His Coat Back by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story is absolutely crazy! When I was about twelve years old, I watched the psychedelic animated cartoon of Yellow Submarine by the Beatles. … Continue reading

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Review: More Than You Can Say

More Than You Can Say by Paul Torday My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first part of this story is totally ridiculous and my thoughts were that none of this could possibly ever happen. However, as the story unfolds, … Continue reading

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Review: The Toy Breaker

The Toy Breaker by Roy Chester My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story moves along at a nice pace that hooked me from the start. The characters are very well introduced and developed throughout the book In fact, they … Continue reading

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Review: The Christmas Promise

The Christmas Promise by Sue Moorcroft My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had the privilege to attend a class at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School in 2016 which Sue Moorcroft delivered. There were two topics that she covered which … Continue reading

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Review: Death of a Ghost

Death of a Ghost by Margery Allingham My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is OK, as far as it goes. It is a thirties crime mystery based around a posh family and their connections, and almost everyone is … Continue reading

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Review: Sister Sister

Sister Sister by Sue Fortin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was excited when I started reading this book. It has so many really good reviews. Unfortunately, it didn’t live up to my expectations. As a psychological thriller, it … Continue reading

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