Tag Archives: Suspense

The Book of Lost Fragrances

The Book of Lost Fragrances by M. J. Rose Jac L’Etoile’s ancestor was a master perfumer. In 1799 Giles L’Etoile finds himself in Alexandria, Egypt deep in the depths of a pyramid within a sacred burial tomb. Giles L’Etoile can recognise the scents of five hundred different ingredients by memory, yet there is one specific complex fragrance that he […]

the Raven’s Heart by Jesse Blackadder reviewed by Jill Smith

William has a daughter Alison, who travels on the sea with her father dressed as a boy known as Robbie. They sail into port at Leith Scotland, with their Queen and her handmaidens, the four Mary’s.  The Queen has only known a French court and this her home in Edinburgh is very different and ill […]

John Grisham back in form

As an avid reader of John Grisham I have read and enjoyed all of his books except for The Appeal and The Associate. The Appeal was tedious to read but I kept persisting as I thought I needed to know how it turned out.  Though I needn’t have bothered as the ending was very disappointing.  […]


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