My next read? : “The Crimson Ribbon” by Katherine Clements

My next read on behalf of those lovely LoveReading folk will be an historical novel, set in the time of the English Civil War, by debutant author Katherine Clements and published now by Headline. It sounds an interesting read but what will The Moustachioed Reader think? …You’ll have to wait and see.

LR#13: “The Last Witness” by Denzil Meyrick

DCI Jim Daley is settling into life in a small Scottish town when he is shocked to learn that James Machie, a violent crime lord, is out for revenge against his former criminal partners. Daley is further shocked by the news that Machie’s target is living under witness protection on his own patch. But that is…

LR#12: “Tiger Milk” by Stefanie De Velasco

This debut novel tells the story of two best friends Nini and Jameelah, fourteen-year old girls on the cusp of adolescence, in Berlin. Quite frankly, as with some people you meet in life, I knew from the first page that Nini, Jemeelah and I would not get on and wouldn’t become best friends. And so,…

LR#06: “Insurrection” by Robyn Young

I love a good solid, weighty book, with a story that is sweeping and has depth and the scope for you to get lost in. And, if it is part of a longer tale, especially a trilogy, then what could be better? This is a weighty novel, coming in at over 600 pages and is…

LR#02: “The Girl From Station X” by Elisa Segrave

I’ll be honest, I did not enjoy this book at all. Heck, I didn’t even like it. The sleeve notes hinted at a wartime tale worth telling yet, for me, it was a dull and frustrating read. This book was real challenge. I had to force myself to pick it up and read it, often…