Tag Archives: Ireland

Book Review: Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin

The house at the end of the lane burned down, and Rita Frost and her teenage ward, Bevan, were never seen again. The townspeople never learned what happened. Only Mae and her brother Rossa know the truth; they spent two … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doctor’s Wife is Dead by Andrew Tierney

A mysterious death in respectable society: a brilliant historical true crime story In 1849, a woman called Ellen Langley died in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. She was the wife of a prosperous local doctor. So why was she buried in a … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: Holding by Graham Norton – Review

The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama; and yet its inhabitants are troubled. Sergeant PJ Collins hasn’t always been this overweight; mother of­ two Brid Riordan hasn’t always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn’t always … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Beauty by Alison Jameson

It’s 1975 and Laura Quinn has spent her entire life on the beautiful and desolate Whale Island but at 38 she is fast becoming a spinster. With the island folk convinced she is a bit odd, and her lover Martin … Continue reading

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