Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 368Date released: 29/04/2021Date read: 03/05/2021 1957, south-east suburbs of London. Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and – on the brink of forty – living a limited existence with her truculent mother: a small life from which there is no likelihood of escape.Continue reading “Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers”

Home Stretch – Graham Norton

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 368Date released: 01/10/2020Date read: 15/10/2020 It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for the wedding of two of its young inhabitants. They’re barely adults, not so long out of school and still part of the same set of friends they’ve grown up with. As the friends headContinue reading “Home Stretch – Graham Norton”

Holding – Graham Norton

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 304Date released: 11/10/2016Date read: 04/01/2021 The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama, and yet its inhabitants are troubled: Sergeant P.J. Collins hasn’t always been this overweight; Brid Riordan, a mother of two, hasn’t always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn’t always felt that her lifeContinue reading “Holding – Graham Norton”

He Said, She Said – Erin Kelly

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 416Date released: 20/04/2017Date read: 18/03/2021 Who do you believe? In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, it is not only the victim’s life that is changed forever. Fifteen years on, Laura andContinue reading “He Said, She Said – Erin Kelly”