Not ashamed to say I cried!! For a short story this sure does hit home and it left me thinking about the effects of wars past and present and the costs that are involved for all concerned. Highly emotive and extremely well written as always by an author I admire greatly. A complete departure… Continue reading Review: The Penultimate Man by Malcolm Hollingdrake
Baatty being back has not gone quite to plan, as I am still behind with my reading. But I have read and enjoyed Beautiful Liars by Isobel Ashdown recently and I am thrilled to be part of the blog tour. About the book Eighteen years ago Martha said goodbye to best friend Juliet on a… Continue reading Blog Tour: Review Beautiful Liars by Isobel Ashdown.
Dear Everyone, Thanks for still following me, despite my absence. I have tried to stay supporting my favourite authors and bloggers – despite my lack of mojo and the other projects I have going on atm. So, I am planning to ease myself back into blogging gently and maybe still be quiet but do plan… Continue reading Blimey, it has been awhile but baatty is back ! Not quite as batty as before but back.
Maddy fled the idyllic market town of Havenbury Magna three years ago, the scene of a traumatic incident she revisits most clearly in her dreams. Even so, when she is called back to help at the Havenbury Arms when her godfather Patrick suffers a heart attack, she is unprepared for the welter of emotions her… Continue reading Guest Review: The Homecoming by Rosie Howard.
Meet Jesika, aged four and a half. The most extraordinary narrator of 2018. She lives in a flat with her mother and baby brother and she knows a lot. She knows their flat is high up and the stairs are smelly. She knows she shouldn’t draw on the peeling wallpaper or touch the broken window.… Continue reading Review: Home by Amanda Berriman
A gripping, sinister, deeply unsettling novel from the most sociopathic narrator of 2018. Meet Mr Heming… William Heming is an estate agent. He’s kept a copy of every key to every house he’s ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in when the owners are out. But what will happen if he gets… Continue reading Review: The Intruder by P.S Hogan
Anthony’s lost things. But when the lonely woman moves into his mansion, her life begins to change. She finds a new friend in the neighbour’s quirky daughter, Sunshine, and a welcome distraction in Freddy, the rugged gardener. As the dark cloud engulfing her lifts, Laura, accompanied by her new companions, sets out to realize Anthony’s… Continue reading Review: The Keeper Of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan