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Fictionophile · 2h ago

“Stella’s Christmas wish” by Kate Blackadder

With only two weeks until Christmas, I was in the mood for a ‘feel-good’ Christmas themed story.  This book delivered my wish. Stella grew up on the Scottish Borders in a tiny town called Me...
Fictionophile · 1d ago

“The shivering turn” by Sally Spencer

“The Shivering Turn” introduces ex-policewoman turned private investigator, Jennie Redhead, and is set in the historic British city of Oxford.  From the northern county of Lancashire, she st...
Fictionophile · 1d ago

Miserly Monday #6 (#Kindle ebook bargains)

Only two bargain Kindle purchases this week. These books might vary in price from Amazon.ca to Amazon.com to Amazon.co.uk but they are all still BARGAINS!  Probably about what you would pay ...
Fictionophile · 3d ago

An A-Z of those I own

This idea was the brainchild of Margaret (Books Please) and was introduced to me by Sandra (A corner of Cornwall). It sounded like such fun, that I just had to join in. It serves as an enjoy...
Fictionophile · 3d ago

Author Dan Buri shares his creative writing tips (Guest post #writingtips )

Today I’d like to welcome Dan Buri to Fictionophile.  Last summer I had the opportunity to read and review his book “Pieces like pottery“, so I was excited to hear that he has now written a ...
Fictionophile · 5d ago

“Sleep no more: six murderous tales” by P.D. James

Finding work by a late author that you have revered is rare. Therefore you can imagine my excitement to see that another collection of stories by the inimitable P.D. James has been published...
Fictionophile · 1w ago

“The deal of a lifetime” by Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman never disappoints, but he may pull at your heartstrings more than a little… He begins the story in this way: “Does it make a difference if I killed a good person? A loved per...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

“The nesting dolls” by Clare Blanchard

In this series prequel novella, the reader becomes acquainted with Czech police detectives Jana Dvorska and Ivan Dambersky. The story begins when both detectives are on holiday, Jana in Engl...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

Cover Love: part 42 – Railway tracks

The covers of novels entice the reader to enter a different world. Covers are, after all, the way the publisher ‘hooks‘ the reader into choosing one book over countless others. In my forty-s...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

“The guise of another” by Allen Eskens

Having never read any of this author’s work before, I had no expectations going in. Perhaps, on reflection, that is how we should approach all titles we have for review – but that is impossi...