The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 21

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 21

#Bookvent - Celebrating my top reads of 2020 My day twenty one #bookvent selection is one that really taps into my love of the darker side of crime fiction, as well as being of my favourite part of the genre - police based thrillers. Now from the very first book, this series has left me [...]

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 20

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 20

#Bookvent - Celebrating my top reads of 2020 My day twenty #bookvent selection is one that have given me sleepless nights. Multiple. Firstly when I read it as I was too absorbed in the story to put it down until I had finished. Secondly whilst I wrestled with where in my bookvent countdown I should [...]

A Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdottir trns Victoria Cribb

A Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdottir trns Victoria Cribb

What better way to round off our Jolabokafloð countdown than to revisit my thoughts on The Creak on the Stairs, the debut novel from Icelandic author Eva Björg Ægisdóttir. I love Icelandic fiction, the atmosphere and tension the exudes from every page, and this was no exception. The absolutely brilliant news is that this was [...]