Reviews of books recently added to our stock. The reviews are kindly supplied by J.Stephens.
As a novelist, Joanna Trollope has a gift for focussing on a variety of contemporary 21st century problems and the way they can be dealt with.
Here, we have a quartet of high flying women who met as university students and have remained in close touch with each other throughout their very successful careers.
This is the first time I have come across Alex Cross, psychologist turned senior member of Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police Department, but as he has featured in at least a score or so of Patterson’s crime novels, other readers may be more familiar with the man described by other crime writers as “a legend’’.
Elizabeth I has probably been more written about even than Elizabeth II and given the length of time between the two reigns, this is nothing short of remarkable.
The portrait on the cover of Lisa Hill’s biography signals that the book puts Elizabeth in a different light from most studies of her.
This psychological thriller is disturbingly full of tension. Stephanie, the central character is pregnant with her second child. Are the hang-ups she is experiencing due to her hormones, or to hangovers from her past […]