Tag Archives: fiction

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is as good at telling stories as she is at writing them. She’s also full of mind-boggling facts. Continue reading

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Ice Station

Thrills and spills galore in this page-turner set in Antarctica. Continue reading

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The Black House

A murder mystery from which I learnt about some Hebridean traditions. Continue reading

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Swallows and Amazons

This is book #57 on the BBC Big Read list. Continue reading

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Stephen Booth and the Chinley Book Festival

A tiny book festival and a talk by one of my favourite authors. Continue reading

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The Killer’s Guide to Reykjavik

This novel set in Iceland doubles as a guide to the country. Continue reading

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The Blood of Flowers

A wonderful depiction of life in 17th century Iran. Continue reading

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