My Five Favourite September 2022 Reads

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I read 11 books in September. Links from each title will take you to my review or the book description on Goodreads if I haven’t got around to writing the review yet! You can find a list of all the books I’ve read so far in 2022 here.  If we’re not already friends on Goodreads, send me a friend request or follow my reviews.

Sometimes People Die by Simon Stephenson (Borough Press) – a fascinating mix of medical memoir and intriguing murder mystery with a skilfully constructed plot, convincing detail and plenty of dark humour.

Essex Dogs by Dan Jones (Head of Zeus) – the first book in a new trilogy set during the Hundred Years’ War: authentic, vivid and action-packed with a cast of colourful characters.

All The Broken Places by John Boyne (Doubleday) – the powerful, moving and thought-provoking sequel to The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

The Bone Flower by Charles Lambert (Gallic Books) – a skilfully crafted Gothic mystery that combines uncanny events and ghostly goings-on with a story of forbidden love.

Under a Veiled Moon by Karen Odden (Crooked Lane Books) – Scotland Yard Inspector Michael Corravan returns in this enthralling historical mystery set in 19th century London.

What were your favourite books last month? Have you read any of my picks?

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My Five Favourite August 2022 Reads

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I read 11 books in August although unfortunately only three were books on my list for the 20 Books of Summer 2022 Reading Challenge. Links from each title will take you to my full review. You can find a list of the books I’ve read so far in 2022 here.  If we’re not already friends on Goodreads, send me a friend request or follow my reviews.

The Bone Road by N.E. Solomons (Polygon) – Cracking crime thriller set in Bosnia in which the legacy of the past lingers to the present day.

After She’d Gone by Alex Dahl (Head of Zeus) – An unsettling, dark thriller that immerses the reader in the sinister side of the fashion world.

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (Hodder & Stoughton) – A gripping, twisty and stylish thriller.

The Twist of a Knife (Hawthorne & Horowitz #4) by Anthony Horowitz (Century) – Another instalment in this highly entertaining murder mystery series, full of wit and invention.

The House at Helygen  by Victoria Hawthorne (Quercus) – A dual time historical suspense novel set in Cornwall with vibes of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca or Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre.

What were your favourite books last month? Have you read any of my picks?