February Round Up – The Books I Read In February 2016

In February I read six books, all of them fiction: The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon (Borough Press) – A wonderful debut novel and one of my favourites of the year so far. Ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly turn detective to find out the whereabouts of Mrs Creasy, a resident of The Avenue … Continue reading February Round Up – The Books I Read In February 2016

The Butcher’s Hook by Janet Ellis

As a fan of historical fiction I was eagerly anticipating the arrival of The Butcher’s Hook, the debut novel from Janet Ellis. Early reviews promised a historical novel like no other and as I got lost within its pages I met a surprising heroine, a protagonist not like any other I had encountered before... ‘This … Continue reading The Butcher’s Hook by Janet Ellis