Audio review: Hemlock Mysteries

The Hemlock Avenue Mystery by Lily Augusta Long My rating: 4 of 5 stars The blurb: A lawyer is accused of killing a rival lawyer, both having battled in court on numerous occasions. A newspaper reporter following the case is bent on determining the facts behind the murder. As it happens, there are two women … Read moreAudio review: Hemlock Mysteries

Book review: The Gallows Curse

The Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland My rating: 4 of 5 stars The blurb: Set in the reign of King John, when the whole of England was under sentence of excommunication (among other issues, King John wouldn’t accept the Pope’s choice of Archbishop). Can you imagine the chaos – all the churches closed, King John … Read moreBook review: The Gallows Curse