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Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
Posted by Kate Vickers in , .

Bridge of Sighs is an example of Richard Russo’s skill in taking the seemingly mundane everyday lives of Americans and creating an engrossing, intimate portrayal of their hopes and frustrated...

All in a Doctor’s Day by Lucia Gannon
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Medicine has limits. Human kindness does not.’  All in a Doctor’s Day contains the memoirs of Dr Lucia Gannon, an Irish country GP based in a surgery in the small village...

The Positive Habit by Fiona Brennan
Posted by Dymphna Nugent in , .

In 2016, clinical hypnotherapist Fiona Brennan launched the online programme The Positive Habit. This hypnotherapy programme formed the basis for the 2019 book release of The Positive Habit. Fiona Brennan...

Rules of the Road by Ciara Geraghty
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘The simple fact of the matter is that Iris loves life. Maybe she’s forgotten that. Sometimes that happens, doesn’t it? To the best of us? All I have to do...

The Evidence Against You by Gillian McAllister
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Seventeen years ago he was sent to prison. Now he’s out. And he is looking for you….’  The Evidence Against You is the latest novel from The Sunday Times Bestselling author...

Perfect Crime by Helen Fields
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Life or death. Fight or flight. Your darkest moment is your most vulnerable.’  Perfect Crime is the fifth book in this Scottish crime fiction series featuring DI Luc Callanach, a former...

My Year of Rest and Relaxtion by Ottessa Moshfegh
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

It’s the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong? My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a novel by Ottessa Moshfegh and...

Constellations: Reflections From Life by Sinéad Gleeson
Posted by Dymphna Nugent in , .

In her essay titled ‘60,000 Miles of Blood’, Sinéad Gleeson offers a humble explanation as to her collection of personal essays when she says “To commit to writing, or art,...

Stasi 77 by David Young
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘A Secret State A Dark Conspiracy A Terrible Crime’  Stasi 77 is the forth book in a crime fiction series featuring East German police officer Karin Müller. Written by David Young...

An Italian Affair by Caroline Montague
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘A sweeping story of love, betrayal and war….’  An Italian Affair is a novel by Caroline Montague and has just been released with Orion Books. It is a sweeping family saga...