Category Archives: drama

The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follet

Ken Follett is known worldwide as the master of split-second suspense, but his most beloved and bestselling book tells the magnificent tale of a twelfth-century monk driven to do the seemingly impossible: build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has … Continue reading

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Manifestations of a Phantom’s Soul: A Duet – Michelle Rodriguez

  Manifestations, book five (technically speaking, that is. I hear volume four is on its way!)   Manifestations of a Phantom’s Soul: A Duet offers two novels by author Michelle Rodriguez that portray the power and passion behind the timeless … Continue reading

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A Time To Kill – John Grisham

Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes … Continue reading

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Bellman and Black – Diane Setterfield

Also known as book four of the TBR Tackle. Making progress! Bellman & Black is a heart-thumpingly perfect ghost story, beautifully and irresistibly written, its ratcheting tension exquisitely calibrated line by line. Its hero is William Bellman, who, as a … Continue reading

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The Stand – Stephen King

Here we go, as promised! And if anyone is keeping track, this makes book three of the TBR Tackle 2015. Twelve more to go! Also, if anyone else has read this, PLEASE feel free to start a conversation! I’m dying … Continue reading

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Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernieres

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is set in the early days of the second world war, before Benito Mussolini invaded Greece. Dr Iannis practices medicine on the island of Cephalonia, accompanied by his daughter, Pelagia, to whom he imparts much of his … Continue reading

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Out of Breath – Rebecca Donovan

Breathing, book three Emma leaves Weslyn and everyone in it behind to attend Stanford University, just as she always intended. A shell of her former self, she is not the same girl. She is broken, and the only way that … Continue reading

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