British Authors | Reviews

The Secrets of Wishtide
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Secrets of Wishtide

THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE The Secrets of Wishtide is another Victorian murder mystery with a smart, articulate sleuth and dark Dickensian overtones.  The premise of

Read More »
The Giver of Stars
Books on books
Sunny Solomon

The Giver of Stars

THE GIVER OF STARS What a joyful New Year’s celebration to wildly and enthusiastically recommend British writer Jojo Moyes’s latest book, “The Giver of Stars.”

Read More »
Hiding Place
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Hiding Place

THE HIDING PLACE I could review C. J. Tudor’s novel, The Hiding Place, in just four words. Rosemary’s Baby on Steroids. Except that wouldn’t be

Read More »
British Authors
Sunny Solomon

How It All Began

HOW IT ALL BEGAN I can’t say why it has taken me so long to read a Penelope Lively novel. I can say I’m sorry

Read More »
British Authors
Ann Ronald

East of the Sun

East of the Sun Julia Gregson’s novel, East of the Sun, invites her readers to join the “fishing fleet.” I happily did so, and thus

Read More »
British Authors
Ann Ronald

Susan Hill x Three

THE VARIOUS HAUNTS OF MEN  –  THE PURE IN HEART  – THE RISK OF DARKNESS Susan Hill’s Simon Serrailler series features an introspective chief superintendent

Read More »
Art
Ann Ronald

Headlong

HEADLONG Not only is Michael Frayn’s novel, Headlong, an artful narrative about artistic theft; it’s also an intelligent and provocative primer on the life and

Read More »
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Versions of Us

Imagine that moment in time when you first met someone who would change the course of your life. Then imagine what might have happened had

Read More »
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Paying Guests

The Paying Guests Sarah Waters’ NeoGothic ingenuity astonishes me. With every novel she writes, she tweaks my inner Charlotte Bronte, my inner Emily Bronte, my

Read More »
British Authors
Ann Ronald

What She Left

What She Left These characters are not likeable at all!!! Not a single man or woman in T. R. Richmond’s novel, What She Left, is

Read More »