Watching You by Lisa Jewell

I think that the last time I wrote about a Lisa Jewell book I felt exhausted. A little worn out after having read so many of her novels in a relatively short period of time, a few of which had made me feel profoundly sad. When I picked up Watching You I felt that I […]

The Daughter by Jane Shemilt

I bought The Daughter right on the back of having read and loved What She Knew. What She Knew, by Gilly Macmillan, had opened my eyes to a genre that I had thought, as a parent, would be impossible to enjoy, namely the missing child story. For years I had steered clear of any such […]

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

OK, I admit it. This is yet another crime novel set in Bristol. I believe that now makes three for this blog. If you have little knowledge of the UK, you must be envisaging that Bristol, the city I went to school in, is some kind of latter day Gotham City. A hotbed of crime […]

What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

I’m currently reading and actively enjoying The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton, so why then am I sitting here and writing a review of What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan? Furthermore, why has ‘The Husband’ been sent away with What She Knew on his trip to the UK? The answer if of course simple. I opened […]