FIRST BORN by Will Dean

FIRST BORN Will Dean Hodder & Stoughton (hodder.co.uk) £14.99 Buy a copy from your favourite independent bookshop Molly Raven lives her life assessing and avoiding risks wherever possible. One half of a pair of identical twins, Molly feels that she is the darker of the two, the twin who ended up with all of the […]

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The 2021 Round-up – Part 1

Happy New Year! Now that 2021 is well and truly in the can, and I’ve started reading books due to be published in 2022, I think it’s safe to present the list of books that stood out for me over the past twelve months. I read 102 books in 2021 and, after much agonising and […]

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The 2018 Round-Up

As a new year dawns, it’s time to look back on my reading habits for the past twelve months, and pick out those books that really stood out for me this year. As I do so, it occurs to me that I didn’t do a 2017 round-up, thereby depriving my regular reader of the wisdom […]

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DARK PINES by Will Dean

DARK PINES Will Dean Point Blank (oneworld-publications.com) £12.99 Tuva Moodyson is a deaf reporter who has given up life in London to move back to Sweden to be close to her mother, who is receiving palliative care in hospice. Living in the small northern town of Gavrik, Tuva is the only full-time reporter at the […]

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