Book Review – Nobody True by James Herbert


Title and Author - "Nobody True" by James Herbert Background/plot: - Jim True has developed the skill of having out of body experiences, or "OBE's" as he calls them. Whilst on one of his OBEs one night, Jim is brutally attacked and murdered, and his spirit cannot return back to his body. The plot is …

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Book Review: The Madness of Grief


The Madness of Grief by Richard Coles What is it all about? This is a beautiful book written by the Reverend Richard Coles in the aftermath of his beloved husband David’s death just before Christmas 2019. It is billed as a “memoir of love and loss”, which I find is a bit of an understatement. …

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Book Review – The Night Hawks


The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths The Night Hawks book cover Background/plot: A dead body is found on the shoreline by a group of amateur metal detectorists who call themselves the Night Hawks. It is quickly linked to the deaths of two people at a nearby farm that has a rather dark history in the …

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Day 14, Jan 14: Book Review “How To Stop Time”


Background/plot: A 479 year old man moves – again – in order to protect himself and those in the Albatross Society, but he’s had enough. Having loved and lost over all that time, he is tired of living among the “mayflies” who live a normal lifespan. Will he ever find Marion? Who are the main …

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Book Review – The Serpent’s Mark


Background/plot: Tilbury, England in the winter of 1591. This is the second book in the series (the first was The Angel’s Mark) and this book takes off more or less exactly where that one ended. Nicholas Shelby, physician and reluctant spy, returns to his old haunts on London's lawless Bankside. But, when spymaster Robert Cecil …

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Book Review – Our House by Louise Candlish


“Our House” by Louise Candlish Background/plot: Fi returns home from a work trip away for a few days to find another family moving into her house. What follows then is the unravelling of how things got to that point and what happens after it. It’s hard to give any more detail than that because it …

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I Just Want To Be Sure…


"Pooh!" he whispered."Yes, Piglet?""Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw."I just wanted to be sure of you."

Book Binding (Again)


Look what we have here... Books 2 and 3 on the go! I have been showing people my first finished book and generally it has been congratulated and admired, and having done that one I wanted to have a go at another. Book 2 is the one on top of the press. I made this …

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Bookbinding Part Two – My Finished Book


I began a project a couple of weeks ago to make my own hardback notebook, which I have been dying to get back to but what with one thing and another (assignment deadlines, family illness, sermon writing etc) I haven't had time to get back to it until today. The first bits of it are …

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Book Review – The Stone Circle


Background/plot: This is a continuation of the Ruth Galloway series, and this book centres around the discovery of two sets of bones in very close proximity to each other in the Norfolk saltmarshes. Along the way a baby is kidnapped and a cold case is resolved, but not before another murder takes place. Who are …

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