Review: Snowdrops

Snowdrops by A.D. Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ah, another one finished, my Man Booker 2011 pile is getting lower! This one, without a doubt, is my favourite yet. The writing is succinct and full of great descriptions: “With a boy-band fringe, a ten-thousand dollar suit, and a murderer’s smile. He was equal […]

Twisted Tales

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, so I’m pleased to say I’ve got something new for you all. The novel was taking up a large part of my spare time so I decided to take a little break and return to writing a few short stories. ‘Twisted Tales’ presents eight unique stories united […]

Review: The Moonstone

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Moonstone is a who-dunnit, told through various people’s diaries and reminisces. I loved the start of the book. Betteridge’s descriptions were excellent, especially when he briefly talked about his wife, but once his voice was reduced, the story started to plod and I […]

Review: Hostile Witness

Hostile Witness by Rebecca Forster My rating: 4 of 5 stars I tried really hard not to like this book. I happened to stumble over it whilst searching for something else, noticed it was free and without expecting too much, decided to give it a pop. The first few chapters introduced cliches typical of the […]