Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh @vikingbooksuk @mcveighauthor

Leopard at the Door is set in Kenya in 1952, just before the Queen's coronation and during an important time in the fight for independence from British rule. Rachel returns to the family home after 6 years away in England. Her mother had died, leaving Rachel to spend the rest of her childhood in boarding... Continue Reading →

The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

Anne Goodwin joins us on the blog today to talk about writing as a child. Her second novel, Underneath, is published tomorrow. The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne Goodwin As a reader and writer with a background in psychology I’m interested in how our childhoods shape the adults we become. So... Continue Reading →

Underneath by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

After travelling for years around the world Steve decides it's time to find his own place to call home. Together with his new found friend Liesel, he finds a perfect house with a beautiful cellar. Liesel and Steve have quite different ideas about how the cellar should be used. Everything moves along quite smoothly at... Continue Reading →

Beartown by Fredrik Backman @backmanland @atriabooks

To many residents of Beartown, ice hockey is everything. It's their livelihood, their friends and family, and their way out. It's the one thing with any chance of putting Beartown on the map after unemployment and council cuts have ruined the town. This book isn't really about ice hockey, or even Beartown. It's about love,... Continue Reading →

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