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The Fireboy by Michael Ardern Robinson
The Fireboy by Michael Ardern Robinson
Peter Willaston, a 10 year old boy trying to make sense of his life and surroundings. Confused and emotionally scarred by family disorder, he seeks solace in a secret den in a boarded-up old mill. When that mill goes up in flames, it is the third such conflagration in the area, one that has put the local farming community on red alert. More worrying is that one farmer, ruined when his livelihood is burned to the ground, seems determined to take the law into his own hands. Is Peter the fireboy? And will he and the farmer's paths ultimately cross? Well-written with passion and panache and some delightful phraseology, The Fireboy is an enriching study of the angst of childhood hopes and… Read more
The Winter Siege by D. W. Bradbridge
The Winter Siege by D. W. Bradbridge
Oh for a slice or two of Mrs Padgett's veal and ham pie. It's alright for Nantwich town constable, Daniel Cheswit - Mrs Padgett is his housekeeper and keeps him well nourished with a variety of delicious fayre. It's not as though he hasn't already got a lot on his plate, however, as he tends to his wich house making what this area of Cheshire is famous for...salt. There's also his Cheshire cheese business which he wants to expand. But fate decrees otherwise. First one murder to investigate, then two more. The King's army is also amassing outside the fortifications of this Parliamentary town and threaten to overrun the place with appalling consequences. So, approaching Christmas in the year… Read more
REGARDLESS ~ Thea Gilmore
REGARDLESS ~ Thea Gilmore
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Most talented, 15 May 2013
The latest of her 14 albums and simply stunning, Regardless also happens to have all its eleven tracks written by the talented lady herself. If there's a finer singer/songwriter in the country today, then I've yet to hear them. Aided by her multi-talented husband, Nigel Stonier, this album - just leapt into the charts - will make your heart sing. Buy it and be glad.

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