A Little London Scandal by Miranda Emmerson reviewed

Title: A Little London Scandal Author: Miranda Emmerson Genre: Fiction Publisher: 4th Estate Release Date: August 20, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 336 Source: NetGalley A compelling and ingeniously plotted story of class and corruption, sex and the Sixties, for fans of A Very English Scandal and The Trial of Christine Keeler Nik felt the mistake …

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Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi reviewed

Title: Eight Detectives Author: Alex Pavesi Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin UK – Michael Joseph Release Date: August 20, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 352 Source: NetGalley All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out. But that …

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Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze reviewed

Title: Who They Was Author: Gabriel Krauze Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: 4th Estate Release Date: August 03, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 336 Source: NetGalley This life is like being in an ocean. Some people keep swimming towards the bottom. Some people touch the bottom with one foot, or even both, and then push themselves off it …

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The Land Beyond by Leon McCarron reviewed

Title: The Land Beyond Author: Leon McCarron Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (UK & ANZ) Release Date: August 06, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 224 Source: NetGalley There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. From …

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The Hair Carpet Weavers by Andreas Eschbach reviewed

Title: The Hair Carpet Weavers Author: Andreas Eschbach Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Penguin Press UK – Allen Lane, Particular, Pelican, Penguin Classics Release Date: August 06, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley In the dusty wastes of a far-flung planet, strange artisans toil. Like their fathers before them, they tie intricate knots out of …

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The Magic of Terry Pratchett by Marc Burrows reviewed

Title: The Magic of Terry Pratchett Author: Marc Burrows Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Pen & Sword Release Date: July 30, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 224 Source: NetGalley The Magic Of Terry Pratchett is the first full biography of Sir Terry Pratchett ever written. Sir Terry was Britain’s best-selling living author, and before his death in 2015 …

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