I decided that as I had completed the Goodreads reading challenge (about the only thing I ever use Goodreads for (certainly not for recommendations or any of the groups, and the design! They really need to bring that into the 20th Century (yes, I said that deliberately)). Anyway, I decided that as I was on … Continue reading I’ve been reading Browning, Keats and William Wordsworth…well, Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree and Mississippi Blood – again
Well, then. It's sure that time of year when people list their lists of lists of the previous year. And I'm no different. As previous years, this is a list of the book I read in 2017. Some Thriller, some Non-Fiction, some Historical Fiction, I think you'll find. It was a year where I again … Continue reading Best of 2017
There will be blood
Son of a Reacher man
If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.
The best book of AD41 without a doubt.
The Ends of the Earth by Robert Goddard My rating: 4 of 5 stars The final book in The Wide World Trilogy and Robert Goddard remembers the Wide World bit on the cover and has the story rushing - as much as a five week sail trip can be said to be rushing - off to Japan in … Continue reading Review: The Ends of the Earth
The Corners of the Globe by Robert Goddard My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Corners of the Globe is the second in Robert Goddard’s The Wide World trilogy and it definitely shows all the signs of a master of the genre at work. I think I was perhaps fortunate to read this coming off the back of another … Continue reading Review: The Corners of the Globe
Series: Penn Cage My version: HardbackGenre: Historical Fiction, U.S.A.Publisher: Harper CollinsFirst published: 2015ISBN: 978-0-06-231111-5Pages: 801 Bought Southern professor Penn Cage is caught in the darkest maelstrom of his life. The heartbreaking but seemigly straightforward death of his father's African-American nurse, Viola Turner, has fractured Penn's family and turned Dr. Tom Cage into a fugitive from justice. … Continue reading Review: The Bone Tree – Greg Iles
Then this arrived today. Not what I was expecting. Yes, I was expecting my hardback of The Bone Tree by Greg Iles to arrive, but I didn't expect this. I was fairly sure I'd ordered the UK version from The Book Depository, as it looked (that's it on the left), though in hardback, very similar to … Continue reading Well, erm…blimey, yeah : The Bone Tree then…