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by Vanessa
Sun April 26th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: What are you reading? April 2020

I'm about to start "The Storykeeper" by Anna Mazzola, an apparently spooky tale set on the Isle of Skye in the 1850s, can't wait! Hope you enjoy it, Madeleine. I loved it! I’ve just finished The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies , a story set in Ceylon in rev 1920s/30s. I thoroughly enjoyed it....
by Vanessa
Wed April 8th, 2020, 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 171

What are you reading? April 2020

I’m reading The Black & the White by Alis Hawkins , a murder mystery set during 1349 when the Black Death is steadily making its way around England. Very topical! It’s a review book. I have to say I’m finding it rather long winded and slow paced. I’ve nearly finished it, though, so I’ll slog on! I’m...
by Vanessa
Tue March 31st, 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2020
Topic: Vanessa’s 2020 Reads
Replies: 7
Views: 546

March

Here’s my list for March: In Honour Bound by Elizabeth Bailey An enjoyable Regency romance where a young girl who has recently lost her soldier father has travelled to England to be placed in the care of a guardian who has never heard of her. Add an obnoxious and vengeful sister and the fireworks st...
by Vanessa
Sun March 22nd, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2020?
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: What Are You Reading March 2020?

Hope everyone is keeping well in this most peculiar time. It’s making me feel very anxious.

I’ve just started The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver, a contemporary ‘sliding doors’ type of story.
by Vanessa
Wed March 11th, 2020, 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2020?
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: What Are You Reading March 2020?

I’m now reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, a murder mystery starting in 1952.

And via Pigeonhole A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry, a story set just after the American Civil War about two men who have ‘adopted’ a Lakota orphan girl.
by Vanessa
Sat March 7th, 2020, 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2020?
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: What Are You Reading March 2020?

I’ve just finished Dear Mrs Bird by A J Pearce , a story set during WWII about a girl pretending to be an agony aunt for a magazine. I very much enjoyed it. I thought it was delightful and it made me smile. I’m now reading I Am Dust by Louise Beech , a contemporary psychological thriller set in a th...
by Vanessa
Sun March 1st, 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2020
Topic: Vanessa’s 2020 Reads
Replies: 7
Views: 546

February

Here’s my list for February: The Willow Marsh Murder by Karen Charlton The sixth book in the Detective Stephen Lavender mystery series, this one set on the Fens in Ely. Detective Lavender receives a letter summoning him to Willow Marsh House to investigate a murder. When he and his trusty sidekick, ...
by Vanessa
Wed February 26th, 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 203

Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

I’ve just started A Shadow on the Lens by Sam Hurcon, a gothic thriller/ghost story set in 1904.

I’ve also just started You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce via Pigeonhole, a murder mystery mixed in with fairytales and folklore.
by Vanessa
Sat February 22nd, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 203

Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

I’ve just started House of Lies by Terry Lynn Thomas, the third in the Cat Carlisle spy mystery series set during WWII.
by Vanessa
Mon February 3rd, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 203

Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

I’ve just started The Familiars by Stacey Halls, a story based around the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612.

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