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Blood on Snow by Jo Nesbo

15
May
2015

The best way of getting through an interminably long car journey is by downloading a gripping audiobook. That’s what I reckon, anyway. The Mumsnet Bloggers Network has just sent me a copy of Blood on Snow by Jo Nesbo and ...continued

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08
May
2015

This year’s ChipLitFest was a triumph from start to finish – a satisfying mix of world famous writers who’ve sold millions of books (yes, I’m talking about Lee Child and ...continued

07
May
2015

I’ve been thinking about my mum a lot this week. She would have been 80 on May 2 and ten years after her death I still miss her more than ...continued

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30
Apr
2015

It’s not every day that you walk to the newsagent’s for a paper and bump into a group of swashbuckling pirates in the car park, their faces caked in make-up ...continued

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28
Apr
2015

Julie Cohen is a one-woman dynamo. She’s not only had 20 books published, both under her own name and pseudonyms, but they’ve sold nearly a million copies and been translated into 15 ...continued

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