Dolores Clairborne * Stephen King

Sometimes you have to be a high riding bitch to survive, sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang on to Delores Claiborne, a cranky old maid for a rich lady, tells the story of her life – from the “accidental” murder of her husband and how he got to inherit millionsContinue reading “Dolores Clairborne * Stephen King”

Grotesque * Natsuo Kirino

This is the story of a diary. The sister who reads it is still alive and the sister who wrote it has been murdered on the back-alleys of Tokyo while living the life of a prostitute. Embark in a thrilling ride to find who the killer was and how you can slide to the darkestContinue reading “Grotesque * Natsuo Kirino”

The Piano Teacher * Elfriede Jelinek

When you think your parents were controlling, think again. When you think your life as a single middle-aged woman is bad, think again. If you think that you did not live your life to the fullest, think again. Meet Erika Kohut, an Austrian Piano Teacher at the Vienna Conservatory, a Bach and Shubert enthusiast, multi-talentedContinue reading “The Piano Teacher * Elfriede Jelinek”

The Tattooist Book Review

Steve Briggs, native of Blackpool London has used his knowledge of Asian mystic arts to create a read that has all the earmarks of a great thriller. “The Tattooist” is Steve’s second novel following “Through the Eyes of a Fly” that was released in 2011. Here’s the premise of the story. When tattooist Paul StoneContinue reading “The Tattooist Book Review”

Survivors * Terry Nation

From the series of Post-Apocalyptic novels comes Survivors, a book – for the first time – written on British soil and not in the USA. Before embarking on the Doctor Who trip, Terry Nations wrote a series of sci-fi novels – one of them being survivors which was later made into a TV series forContinue reading “Survivors * Terry Nation”

Oryx and Crake * Margaret Atwood

From the series of post-apocalyptic books, from the same shelf as “I am Legend”, “The Hunger Games”, The Stand and The Pesthouse, I present you Oryx and Crake. A dystopian future in which, Atwood explained, the questions are “simply, What if we continue down the road we’re already on? How slippery is the slope? WhatContinue reading “Oryx and Crake * Margaret Atwood”