The Liar’s Daughter – Claire Allan

A book that seems to be positioned as crime fiction, but turns out to be a suffocating family drama with a murder thrown in. A story of complex family relations, seemingly resolved when the family dispersed, but brought back to life when everyone had to once again come together in a small Derry house. Once …

Continue reading The Liar’s Daughter – Claire Allan

Midland – James Flint

It has been a while since I read a book like this. A sprawling family saga, jumping back and forth between the decades of events that shaped the lives of its characters but also taking its time to tell a story. The families of the Wolds and the Nolans are brought together by the death …

Continue reading Midland – James Flint

Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (as told to me) Story – Bess Kalb

And another one of the December 2020 gifts, this one is probably a birthday one. I timed it well with my birthday, it is too far from Christmas to give people and excuse to lump the gifts together, so I get them twice in one month. I start wondering if I'll ever again read a …

Continue reading Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (as told to me) Story – Bess Kalb

Srebrne Skrzydła/Silver Tears – Camilla Läckberg

This is another Christmas gift from my Bigger Half, because he, correctly, assumed that I’d like the first one The Gilded Cage and would immediately like to jump to the second part of the story of Faye Adelheim. Without going into too much detail, in case you haven’t read the first part, Faye got her …

Continue reading Srebrne Skrzydła/Silver Tears – Camilla Läckberg