Cleo Bannister
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A Long Goodbye by Anthony Le Moignan
A Long Goodbye
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A Long Goodbye is contemporary romance novel set in the somewhat unusual setting of a care home in Cambridge.

Simon is an accountant, a successful one. He’s sporty with a love of running, not just the taking part but watching other athletes and readin
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American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin
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Although I vaguely knew the story of Patsy Hearst it turns out I didn’t know very much at all, thanks to Jeffery Toobin I am now appraised not only about the facts of the case but of the political climate in the US at the time.

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The Liar's Room by Simon Lelic
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This is one of those books where you have to hang onto your seat and follow the ride wherever it takes you, and oh my goodness what a ride it is!

Susanna is a counsellor and on the day we meet her she has two new clients to meet. When the first one, A
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The Dry by Jane Harper
The Dry
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Despite my preference for a good police procedural set in the UK where I understand the rules and behaviours Now I have read The Dry I have to agree that there are far worse places to set your novel than Australia. This is particularly true of course ...more
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Master Georgie by Beryl Bainbridge
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One of the things I love most about Beryl Bainbridge’s writing is that each is unique, not just in terms of premise but there are different places and time periods to explore and of course a fresh set of characters to admire or revile, or perhaps fee ...more
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West Cork by Sam Bungey
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Absolutely fascinating story - the audible was atmospheric and well formatted.
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Child's Play by Reginald Hill
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Child’s Play was published in 1986 and manages to be both an appealing police procedural with a hefty nod to the whys as well as the who in the course of the investigation.

Mrs Gwendoline Huby has died and when her will is read by the local solicitor
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Open Your Eyes by Paula Daly
Open Your Eyes
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Here is an author that can start her latest book with a seemingly mundane argument, one of the kind that many married couples have, and yet for all its familiarity, I was instantly pulled into the story. Jane and Leon Campbell are off to his mother’s ...more
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Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Leonard Cohen
“a kite is a victim you are sure of.
you love it because it pulls.”
Leonard Cohen

Terry McMillan
“Too many of us are hung up on what we don't have, can't have, or won't ever have. We spend too much energy being down, when we could use that same energy – if not less of it – doing, or at least trying to do, some of the things we really want to do.”
Terry McMillan, Disappearing Acts

William Shakespeare
“Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!”
William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Terry Pratchett
“If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you.”
Terry Pratchett

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