Book Review: ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins

Having read and enjoyed Paula's successful first novel: 'The Girl on the Train' (I've only read the book, I haven't bothered to watch the film!), I was intrigued to see if her follow-up novel would live up to expectations. As with her previous novel, the book is divided into very short, readable chapters which always appeals … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: ‘Magpie Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

I love the work of Anthony Horowitz, he has written some great books for adults and children alike.  I decided to read 'Magpie Murders' some time ago but initially didn't get very far with it as I was finding it a bit of a slow-burner.  However, with the long Easter weekend upon us, I decided to try … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Magpie Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: ‘The Death of an Owl’ by Paul Torday

I've just finished reading this book which took me about 2 weeks to get through. It's by the author of 'Salmon fishing in the Yemen' which was made into a film starring Ewan McGregor. This was Paul Torday's last book - he actually died before finishing the book and his son Piers Torday (children's author … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Death of an Owl’ by Paul Torday