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If youâre a fan of Martina Coleâs novels then try this debut novel from the widow of the eponymous East End gangster Reg Kray. I reckon this is an incredibly realistic portrayal of Londonâs underworld, truly frightening too. Martina Cole reigns supreme but Roberta Kray is hot on her heels. If you enjoy this title you might also like to read Roberta Kray's latest novel, The Pact.
A little out of the ordinary for Lovereading on the surface but as we all personally spend many hours sitting down reading or working at our computers we knew we would benefit from the book's advice. We also know many people who suffer daily agony from back pain. Barrie Savory is one of the country's most respected osteopaths and he believes that the world we have created for ourselves is the main cause of most of our back pain. His solution is to take charge of the situation and use the world around us as a ‘gym’ collecting points for small changes in our behaviour such as getting off the bus a stop early and walking or walking up the stairs, rather than squeeze in the lift! The book is chatty, easy to follow and as our office is on the 2nd floor of a building with lifts (that we don't use..) we are already 20 points up!
A maze of suspects that include the step-son of a murder victim, a husband with a secret life, and a rogue cop looking for revenge where the justice system failed. Hoagâ€™s brilliantly portrayed detectives and suspects will take you on a white knuckle ride of suspense. Totally unputdownable as is the authorâ€™s hallmark.
The fourth in the series set in the Rhondda Valley during the early 20th century. You may have caught some of her Hearts of Gold series dramatised by the BBC. Sheâ€™s lovely.Similar this month: Lyn Andrews.Comparison: Catherine Cookson, Iris Gower, Jessica Blair.
The first in a breathtaking trilogy set around the Roman Empire but as if it was today, in the 21st century. Imaginatively and well written providing a fresh eye on historical fact. My only slight quibble – a little too long.
This wonderfully creative Booker Prize winning novelist has produced a rich and powerful collection of linked yet seemingly disparate stories set around one man and his encounters on his travels with the spirit of his mother who died many years earlier. Very poignant.
A terrific debut from a young british talent. Stormcaller is a big, gritty, epic fantasy very much in the mould of David Gemmell, James Barclay and Raymond Feist. If any of these authors are your fantasy fix then try something new today.
Both powerfully and beautifully written, McGowan is an author who has been compared to Virginia Woolf and Dylan Thomas. The relationship between the heroine in the story and the precocious child is told with a vivid intensity. Any woman with a child will immediately relate to this both tender and yet sometimes frustrating relationship and yet it is the woman who comes to rely on the child as the books comes to its conclusion. A unique voice in 21st century literature.
Sara Paretsky has created one of the most compelling yet complex characters in detective fiction. Private Investigator V. I. Warshawski is beginning to wonder whether a trip down memory lane – Chicago - was such a good idea after all, having been drawn in to some sinister goings on as a favour for a friend and ending up badly injured on the roadside.A well-written and tantalising action packed mystery. V.I. Warshawski series:1. Indemnity Only2. Deadlock3. Killing Orders4. Bitter Medicine5. Blood Shot6. Burn Marks7. Guardian Angel8. Tunnel Vision9. Hard Time10. Total Recall11. Blacklist12. Fire Sale13. Hardball
Whether the story told here of an incredible friendship borne out from the most unlikely of circumstances is true or not, as the media would have you believe it’s not, this is an extraordinary piece of writing. You’ll hit every form of emotion whilst reading it and find it totally unputdownable. Frey is a brilliant writer.
Idyllic and harrowing by turns this is the account of a childâ€™s upbringing in the hills of Wales as well as a reconstruction of his parents relationship whose decision it was to upsticks from London to the country. This extraordinary way of life is an inspiration to us all and a vivid memoir of love and strife in such a remote place.
Fans of the The Ladies' No. 1 Detective Agency will revel in the tricky new challenges the traditionally built Mma Ramotswe faces with her unique combination of common sense and kindness. Those who are yet to discover McCall Smith's witty and delightful writing will find that Botswana provides an evocative background for all the great problems of the world: justice, respect, whistle-blowing, feminism, forgiveness, friendship - and, of course, how to deal with an angry ostrich. Oh, and does money buy you happiness? Yes, if you use it to buy Blue Shoes (but perhaps not if you are Mma Makutsi, assistant to, though less traditionally built than, Mma Ramotswe herself). Why can't all the world be like this?
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eBooks have at last come of age and although you have been able to see if an eBook is available on a title by title basis on Lovereading for a while now, we also wanted to create a special section which features all of our eBook recommended reads.
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