Helen Walsh’s The Lemon Grove is an absorbing tale of desire and passion amongst the exotic setting of Deia in Mallorca. Jenn is on holiday with husband Gregg and his daughter Emma, but their ritual of holidaying at Deia every year with just the three of them is about to be ruined when Emma insists… Continue reading The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh
The Missing Place by Sophie Littlefield is an intriguing mystery story. It follows two women's desperate search for their sons Paul and Taylor, who have gone missing whilst working away at the Oil Rigs in the remote town of Lawton. Weaving through North Dakota and encountering people of many different classes and occupations as they… Continue reading ‘The Missing Place’ review
The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson is a brilliant, interesting novel set in Sweden which tells the story of Allan Karlsson’s 100-year-long (and still going!) life. There are two main narratives throughout the novel; one focuses on the present day Allan, who climbs out of… Continue reading The Hundred Year Old Man… review
Maude is an 82 year old woman who is convinced her friend Elizabeth is missing (hence the title!). Although Maude lives on her own and is relatively physically fit for her age, she is suffering from dementia and the whereabouts of Elizabeth turns into quite an obsession for Maude. She narrates the story of her… Continue reading Elizabeth is Missing – review!