Review: London belongs to me

London belongs to me Norman Collins review by Janet Page Set just prior to, and in the early days of, World War Two, this epic by contemporary writer Norman Collins delves into the livesĀ  of ordinary families living in an ordinary London street. We meet some amazing characters including faded former actress Connie, a self-styled … Read more

Review: The Reader on the 6.27

The Reader on the 6.27 Jean-Paul Didierlaurent review by Janet Page Bizarrely for a book whose main protagonist works in a book pulping factory, this is a book for lovers and lovers in general. The main character is a lonely man who finds companionship amongst the commuters on the 6.27 train he takes to work. … Read more

Review: The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line Lee Child review by Avril Davies The latest in the Jack Reacher series hardly needs a review. The point I want to make is that the latest bestseller by British former journalist Lee Child (whose choice of pen name is also a story worth telling) is available from the library. Along with … Read more

Review: East West Street

East West Street Phillipe Sands review by Gareth Davies East West Street is the best book I read in 2018, and it’s on the shelves of the Beacon Villages Library in Ivinghoe. You might initially mistake it for a wartime thriller, with a Shakespearean twist. A mysterious woman from Norfolk travels to Vienna in the … Read more