The Broken Girls by Simone St.James

I do love a good ghost story but I’m not one for being scared into an early grave, unable to switch the lights off or get to sleep for fear of what lurks in the closet. As I grow older I definitely enjoy a good fright far more than I used to in my twenties […]

Lost Among the Living by Simone St. James

Two words spring to mind when I consider the novels of Simone St. James: literary crack. Truly, I have no idea exactly why I enjoy her writing so much, but I have now read all four of her novels and bought them for my mother too. I can hardly wait for her fifth novel to […]

Vacation Reads (or what should I read this summer?)

Do you know how hard it is to compile a ‘Top Ten’ list of what to read on vacation or holiday, or whatever you choose to call it?! I didn’t until I started this. When you love reading as much as I do, how can you possibly whittle down the list? Maybe I’m guilty of […]

The Lake House by Kate Morton

I have read every novel Kate Morton has written, not because I am a huge fan, but because they can guarantee me a certain type of satisfaction or pleasure. Each of her novels possesses a great band of characters, a well devised plot (if I recollect correctly, split between the present and the past), some […]