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Alice Castle

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Alice Castle lives in South London with her two children, two stepchildren, two cats and her husband. She was a feature writer on the Daily Express for many years and has written for most other national newspapers. She has a degree in Modern History from St Andrews University, is the British Royalty expert for Flemish TV, and lived in Brussels for eight years. Her first novel, Hot Chocolate, sold out in two weeks and her second, Death in Dulwich, is to be published in September 2017 as the first in the London Murder Mystery series.

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Fashion and Fairytales – Dawnay and Dior

After my review for Dior: Exhibition of Dreams it was lovely to be asked to review a gorgeous little book, Working for Christian Dior, by Jean Dawnay.

Working for Christian Dior by Jean Dawnay

This little story, only fifty or so pages long but packed with fabulous anecdotes and amazing photos, is the true tale of a girl who became a Dior model, and a household name, in the 1950s. I absolutely loved it and swallowed it whole.

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Well, I’ve done my first teaching gig. Who would have thought it? Though I come from a long(ish) line of teachers, I’ve never for a moment felt the... Read more of this blog post »
Revenge on the Rye by Alice Castle
"Back in Dulwich with Beth, her son Ben is on the cusp of an important interview at the prestigious Wyatt’s, which will determine whether he will be starting there in year seven but of course Beth has something to distract her, by stumbling across..." Read more of this review »
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"This is the first book I’ve read by this author and it won’t be the last! I really liked how she shared her main character’s thoughts and reactions, making it easy to relate to her throughout the story. Whilst this is the fifth book in the series,..." Read more of this review »
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"Reading as part of blog tour, full review on my blog 3rd February 2019."
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Fabulous debut in what I hope will be a long series. Love Edinburgh, even more so with a group of interesting detectives prowling the streets...
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