Summary: Set in Georgia, Alice Bennett has taken on the role of caregiver to her recently-injured mother-in-law. Travelling from New York, she hopes she will find the space and time to deal with her marital pressures in this quiet picturesque town. Underneath the surface, however, simmering old feuds and resentments are finally boiling over, and … Continue reading All The Broken People – Amy Rivers
Cromwell leaves no stone unturned in order to gain Henry VIII his divorce.
Summary: I had never heard of The Moth, or what it does. It is primarily an American thing, with the occasional show in London and the like. The premise is essentially people getting up and telling their stories. These people run the full gamut, from famous artists, writers and other celebrities, to other less well-known … Continue reading The Moth: Occasional Magic
Author Interview – Richard Easter My Eleventh Author Interview is with the irrepressible Richard Easter, who in his book Cover Stories has taken eight classic songs, and given them an excellent backstory. He talks here about The General Theory of Haunting, part of a spooky trilogy. He spends the bulk of his time, when writing, … Continue reading Author Interview – Richard Easter
Late Victorian setting, in a forgotten town a new undertaker sets out to build a business, and finds a life instead.
Where do the dreamers go to?
Summary: This is one of those books where you can get a whole load of squeamish and interesting facts and stories, that can be thrown casually into conversation. Plot: The author takes us through a journey over ten chapters, covering areas such as the Wisdom of the Ancients [interesting approach to contraception, for example, and … Continue reading How To Remove A Brain – David Haviland
Inter-stellar aid comes at a cost. Is humanity willing to pay the price?
History through a slowed-down lens.
My tenth interview is with chatty and bubbly Wendy Drinkwater, who wrote Hobbs’s Horrific Arts and Gifts, a fun, entertaining take of the horror genre. Wendy looks after her two cats, and her husband, while fitting in a busy work schedule at a non-profit! However, she will ALWAYS find time for a cat-natter! She SAYS … Continue reading Author Interview – Wendy Drinkwater