Book Reviews

I Let You Go

By Clare Mackintosh I'd heard good stuff about this book and the prologue lifted me into the story quickly. I was keen as mustard to keep going. But then ... I was disappointed with the portrayal of the police characters - the main detective lacked depth (for me anyway). I'd read that the author had a police background and I think this may have been a hindrance rather than a help. There is definitely a necessity for following the right guidelines, doing research, to make your … [Read More...]

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Words that make me go – ‘ooh and ahh’

There are certain words that conjure pleasurable sensations within me. It's a curious fact but true. Such words I often try to include in my writing, it's a laborious (like that) task and I very rarely manage it. Today I woke with the idea of putting all my 'ooh and ahh' words together in one place ... First up:- Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; a tangible: ‘A tactile keyboard’.   Tenacious adj. (1) Not … [Read More...]

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The Glass Caves

Saw these guys playing on the streets of York, when I was there a week or so ago. I was very impressed by them. They have an EP out entitled Eboracum ... An unusual title, which I felt needed a bit of research. I'm assuming it's named after a … [Read More...]

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