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by Vanessa
Thu July 18th, 2019, 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading July 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 39

Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

I’m reading Testament by Alis Hawkins , a dual timeline story set in the present day and the 14thC. It took a while to get going, but I persevered and I’m enjoying it now. I’m reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager via Pigeonhole, a contemporary psychological thriller set in a creepy apartment build...
by Vanessa
Tue July 2nd, 2019, 2:31 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 5
Views: 92

June

Here’s my list for July: Strange Tombs by Syd Moore 4 The fourth book in the Essex Witch Musem series. In this one our dynamic and intrepid duo are called to investigate the demise of the curator at a writers’ retreat, who appears to have been frightened to death. This series is imaginatively and hu...
by Vanessa
Sun June 23rd, 2019, 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 150

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’m reading Tudor Dawn by David Field , the first in the Tudor Saga series. It’s a review book. It begins with Edward IV on the throne and Henry Tudor growing up in exile. Im also reading Via Pigeonhole Tell Me Your Secret by Dorothy Koomson , a contemporary psychological thriller. I’m looking forwa...
by Vanessa
Tue June 18th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 150

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’ve just finished The Silent Woman by Terry Lynn Thomas, a tale of espionage and murder set just before WWII. I very much enjoyed it.

I’m reading Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon and, via Pigeonhole, Tell Me a Secret by Dorothy Koomson, both co temporary stories.
by Vanessa
Fri June 7th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 150

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’m reading The Brief by Simon Michael , a courtroom/murder mystery set during the 1960s. I’ve already met the Kray twins! :o It’s a review book and I wasn’t sure if I’d enjoy it, but I’ve been pleasantly surprised by it. I’m also reading Not Speaking by Norma Clarke via the Pigeonhole app. It’s a m...
by Vanessa
Wed June 5th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 5
Views: 92

May

Here’s my list for May: The Deadly Fire by Cora Harrison. 4 The second in the London Murder Mysteries YA series starring the famous Victorian five! In this one, as the title suggests, there has been a fire in the Ragged School and a schoolteacher has died. Was it murder, though? I thought this was a...
by Vanessa
Tue May 14th, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I like the look of these books, didn't know there was a new one coming out! Yes, it’s out on the 24th of this month. I’ve bought the kindle copy of the first book as it’s 99p at the moment. The second one is available via the library. So just need the third one to become available at 99p or the lib...
by Vanessa
Tue May 14th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I’m just about to start The Ghost of Hollow House by Linda Stratmann, a Victorian ghost story. It’s the fourth in the Mina Scarletti series. I haven’t read the previous three books, but apparently it can be read as a stand-alone. I’m reviewing it for Sapere Books.
by Vanessa
Fri May 10th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I read the first stave of The Disappeared by Amy Lord on Pigeonhole today. It’s a dystopian story set in Britain post Brexit. Makes quite scary reading!
by Vanessa
Tue May 7th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 122

What are you reading May 2019?

I’ve just finished The Anarchists’ Club by Alex Reeve , the second in the Leo Stanhope series. It’s about a transgender amateur detective set in Victorian London. It’s a great series so far. I’m reading The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell . A contemporary, multi timeline family drama set in the C...

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