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Wicked Whispers At St Brides by Debbie Young

Secrets

Wicked Whispers At St Brides by Debbie Young is the third marvellous instalment of the Gemma Lamb Cosy Mystery series. It is equally engaging and amusing as the previous two books.

There is the theme of family. St Brides functions as a family but we also need our own blood family. There is a very inventive way for some to spend time with theirs.

Secrets kept for years, eventually have a way of being unearthed. There are some surprising but very welcome revelations.

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The Viaduct Killings by Wes Markin

Cracking Crime Novel

The Viaduct Killings by Wes Markin is a gripping contemporary crime novel that had me glued from the start. It is the first book in The Yorkshire Murders series and I cannot wait for the subsequent novels.

This is a fast paced crime thriller that gives the reader a roller coaster ride as the crimes mount up. We see a cold case that appears to be linked to present day.

There are cases that some police personnel are haunted by. A case that they just cannot let go of as the guilt threatens to overwhelm them.

Growing up in an area has the advantages of knowing who the criminals are – the naughty ones at school prove to be equally challenging as adults. Spats from classroom days continue into adulthood. Choices always bring consequences – some choose a life of crime, others a life of law enforcement.

A new face from down south brings a fresh perspective.

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Sinister Stranger At St Brides by Debbie Young

Working Together

Sinister Stranger At St Brides by Debbie Young is the second book in the Gemma Lamb Cosy Mystery series which is highly entertaining.

Once more St Brides is at the heart of another mystery to solve after a stranger arrives on the doorstep. If manners maketh the man, then this is certainly no gentleman with his arrogance and his rudeness.

The school functions as a family of all girls. Though they are from rich backgrounds, the girls are kind and down to earth.

Debbie Young has created some highly amusing verbal volleys between the characters. I love the English novel and film references. Also highly amusing was the fact that a character can never remember the correct names of others.

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A Sister’s Promise by Caroline Finnerty

A Beautiful Love

A Sister’s Promise by Caroline Finnerty is the most beautiful contemporary novel.

It is a love story – but it is not an ordinary love story. This is a beautiful love story. It is a love story about a love that will not die – not even death can separate this love. This is a love story about a love that unites a family – there are multiple members in this love story.

The years and the miles have divided a love but when that loves comes face to face, the years and the miles melt away.

We witness the love of a mother – we actually see two mothers loving their children. No matter how old our children get, we still want to wrap them up in our love and care.

All the characters were beautifully drawn. I felt like they were my dear friends. I adored them all. Four year old Willow was a pure delight. Her mannerisms brought her to life under Caroline Finnerty’s masterful pen.

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