Re-Review by Malcolm Smith

Re-Review by Malcolm Smith

William Daysh's epic historic drama about the early years of the 'War to end all wars' proved to be too much for me to assimilate in the short few days I had to hand. more…
The storyline of this novel had me intrigued

The storyline of this novel had me intrigued

War books and books about war are not particularly popular with women readers, but I have to confess that the storyline of this novel had me intrigued. more…
NOVEL CHARTS WAR AT SEA

NOVEL CHARTS WAR AT SEA

Big Ben sounds the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914 and people take to the streets, prepared to do their bit for King and Country - blissfully unaware of the toll on land, sea and air that will follow. more…
A very absorbing read

A very absorbing read

This is a novel, however much of it is based on historical fact and as such it is a very absorbing read, which held my attention throughout. more…
“Ship Shape and Solent Style”

“Ship Shape and Solent Style”

Fact and fiction; Love and War, Bloody devastating battles at sea and profiteering on the home front… What a can of worms to painstakingly be shaken up into an intriguing historical romance by local author William Daysh. more…
William Daysh

William Daysh

I enjoyed every page of it. It was a fairly long book too. History mixed with make believe, a nice idea. more…
Edward H. Weinel

Edward H. Weinel

This book is written from the heart of the Author Edward H. Weinel. A book that brought back memories of my childhood and teenage years. It made me laugh, it made me cry but most of all it made me feel as though I knew the person who wrote it. more…

Drew Kinayle

I have just read "Who Cares?" by Drew Kinayle and for a first book it's very good, in fact for any book it's very good. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading it. It's not predictable in the way that lots of books in the same 'chic lit' category are. more…
Jean Collins

Jean Collins

A book for genealogists, historians and for those with an interest in Lincolnshire and its people, Jean Collins offers a composite picture of how South Kelsey and many similar country villages developed over the centuries. more…
Mai Griffin

Mai Griffin

What a great read this book is. It twists and turns with all sorts of sub plots bringing in the use of having 'the sight'. In fact difficult to put down. I can't wait to read the next one. more…
James Allen Mitchell

James Allen Mitchell

Elegant yet not long-winded with rich, flawed characters that you would hate if they all weren't so damn human. Highly recommended. more…

Gina Gatoli-King, Karen Mullally

The Gatoli-King family was like any other family, like mine, lively boys, husband in the same business, shopping, friends. Reading this book took me to a place that all consumed me. more…
William Taylor

William Taylor

William 'John' Taylor was an old friend, now sadly passed. This was his first novel, written when he was well into his eighties. Even more remarkable is the fact that he had lost his sight some years before more…
Mac Black

Mac Black

I would suggest reading Please... Call Me Derek to get a better feel of the writing style and Derek's story. Actually based on the first chapter it might just be a good idea because of the completely bizarre situation the main character is in the middle of. more…
Roy Grantham

Roy Grantham

From the opening sentence to the end, this story is a page-turner. Roy Grantham’s insight into the minds of his characters and their relationships carries conviction and is skilfully handled. more…
How much Trouble?

How much Trouble?

5.0 out of 5 stars How much trouble can one person get in to?, 1 Mar 2014 By Roses are Amber – This review is from: Derek’s in Trouble (Derek Series) (Kindle Edition) Derek’s in Trouble is the second book in the Derek series of witty humorous tales about newspaper reporter Derek Toozlethwaite. Derek is […] more…
Derek’s Growing Family

Derek’s Growing Family

Derek’s Growing Family, 30 Jan 2014 By A. Rose This review is from: Derek’s Good Relations (Paperback) This is the fourth in the ‘Derek’ series of which I have read all. Derek is now maturing and settling into being a husband, writer and fairly quickly into this book becomes a father to little E.T. The whole […] more…
Haunting Shades, now Haunting Echoes

Haunting Shades, now Haunting Echoes

Mr. R. A. Shadwell reviewed Haunting Shades of Grey (The ORIGINAL Shades of Grey Series Book 4) Another Original Shades of Grey 5 January 2014 – I just love Mai Griffin’s stories. Once I start reading one of her books it is so difficult to put it down. The story interweaves storylines, brings in wonderful […] more…
Grey Masque of Death now Dangerous Echoes

Grey Masque of Death now Dangerous Echoes

E. Bamford reviewed Grey Masque of Death (The ORIGINAL Shades of Grey Series Book 3) Grey Masque of Death 1 December 2013 – Mia is a very talented writer and artist. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and once started I couldn’t put it down. I loved the diverse characters and locations. I highly recommend […] more…
Derek’s In Trouble

Derek’s In Trouble

Mac Black Rosie Amber rated it 5 of 5 stars Derek’s in Trouble is the second book in the Derek series of witty humorous tales about newspaper reporter Derek Toozlethwaite.  Derek is surrounded by a cast of delightful characters who add to the chaos and calamity which is Derek’s life. The book opens with recently […] more…
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