This book makes me want to spontaneously applaud. W.C. Ryan has managed to squeeze at least four genres into a single story. Somehow, he’s combined a spine-tingling supernatural tale with war-time espionage and romance, then plopped the entire plot into a country house murder mystery. Continue reading “Review: A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan”
What makes a great first sentence? Explosions, romance, love or hate?
I recently read Anna Burns’ Milkman and the amazing opening blew me away. I realised that the first line can make books famous or ensure readers put them down almost as soon as they pick them up. Continue reading “18 of the best opening lines in literature”
Hello readers! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday. This week’s topic is new-to-me authors I read in 2018.
This meme was launched by The Broke and the Bookish and has been hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl since January 2018. If you’d like to find out more, or plan to create your own list, simply visit the host website by clicking here.
An English Murder is a classic whodunnit for cold December nights. When a mysterious death takes place on Christmas Eve, snowed-in guests at a country house must uncover the killer. Continue reading “Christmas Review: An English Murder by Cyril Hare”
Hello readers! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday. Each week, list-lovers are invited to create a top-ten on a book-related theme.
This meme was launched by The Broke and the Bookish and has been hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl since January 2018. To get involved, simply visit her website by clicking here. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Wintry Reads”