In The Night Wood by Dale Bailey

Synopsis: In this contemporary fantasy, the grieving biographer of a Victorian fantasist finds himself slipping inexorably into the supernatural world that consumed his subject. American Charles Hayden came to England to forget the past. Failed father, failed husband, and failed scholar, Charles hopes to put his life back together with a biography of Caedmon Hollow, … Continue reading In The Night Wood by Dale Bailey

Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night’s Rest by Henry Nicholls

Synopsis: A narcoleptic's tireless journey through the neuroscience of disordered sleep. Whether it's a bout of bad jet lag or a stress-induced all-nighter, we've all suffered from nights that left us feeling less than well-rested. But for some people, getting a bad night's sleep isn't just an inconvenience: it's a nightmare. In Sleepyhead, science writer … Continue reading Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night’s Rest by Henry Nicholls

Audiobook: The Birthday (Detective Natalie Ward #1) by Carol Wyer, narrated by Diana Croft

Synopsis: One hot summer’s afternoon, five-year-old Ava Sawyer went to a party. She never came home… When five-year-old Ava Sawyer goes missing from a birthday party at a local garden centre, the police are bewildered by the lack of leads. That is until two years later, when Ava’s body is found and another little girl, … Continue reading Audiobook: The Birthday (Detective Natalie Ward #1) by Carol Wyer, narrated by Diana Croft

So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres – Book Review

Synopsis: A sweeping, heartbreaking novel following Daniel in his troubled marriage with Rosie as they navigate the unsettled time between the World Wars. Rosie and Daniel have moved to Ceylon with their little daughter to start a new life at the dawn of the 1920s, attempting to put the trauma of the First World War … Continue reading So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres – Book Review