The Cliff House [review]

Title: The Cliff House Author: Amanda Jennings Publisher: HQ [Synopsis] Cornwall, summer of 1986. The Davenports, with their fast cars and glamorous clothes, living the dream in a breathtaking house overlooking the sea. If only… thinks sixteen-year-old Tamsyn, her binoculars trained on the perfect family in their perfect home. If only her life was as… Continue reading The Cliff House [review]

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The Craftsman [review]

Title: The Craftsman Author: Sharon Bolton Publisher: Trapeze [Synopsis] Catching him will make her career - and change her forever.  August, 1999  On the hottest day of the year, Assistant Commissioner Florence Lovelady attends the funeral of Larry Glassbrook, the convicted murderer she arrested thirty years earlier. A master carpenter and funeral director, Larry imprisoned… Continue reading The Craftsman [review]

The Girls [review]

The Girls by Emma Cline

[Synopsis] Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older… Continue reading The Girls [review]