Reviews

7 Nov 2017

Treachery Road by John Rosanowski

A gentleman with an alcohol problem is in Sea View Lunatic Asylum on the hills aboveTreachery Road the Hokitika goldfields. He has been making a nuisance of himself in Hokitika and other gold mining areas, trying to gather information about the infamous Burgess Gang – Richard Burgess, Philip Levy, Thomas Kelly and Joseph Sullivan. The man is obsessed with the case, Burgess, Kelly and Levy having been hanged years before.

2 Nov 2017

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

It's always tough for an author to follow up from a successful debut novel, especially when it was one as successful as The girl on the train. However, Paula Hawkins has managed to pull off yet another gripping story with Into the water.

30 Oct 2017

Obsession by Elspeth Sandys

Why do people become obsessed with places, things or other people? What has evolved in us that enables us to continue to desire unrequited relationships, when to do so brings great suffering to ourselves? And what hyperactive flourish of male arrogance through the ages has ended up with the cruelty men are capable of towards women?

16 Oct 2017

Together by Julie Cohen

I will admit that I judged this one by its genre and almost didn't pick it up as romance novels aren't usually something I enjoy. However I was hooked from the first page and found it impossible to put this book down.