Harry Josephine Giles’s Deep Wheel Orcadia has won the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Science Fiction.
Book Review: In My Right Place, the Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
“The fortunes of these real people twinkle through the centuries to us in a remarkable historical feat of research and story-telling”
” with every page I shivered with love and warmth and nostalgia at every thinly veiled reference to the people and places that made me and, for all their paradoxes, informed my worldview.”
” Lesley’s knowledge of life in the Western Isles and Scandinavia must inspire us to consider their solutions to our problems.” Mike Robertson, Yes Orkney
“It’s partly an historical novel – albeit an intensely factual one.”
“The man known as Treacle Walker is a Healer who talks like Professor Stanley Unwin, and travels as a Rag & Bone man”
“Overall, this is a beautifully written book. I loved the poetic nature of its verses.”
Bloody Orkney is set in World War II and follows a series of story lines around a central set of characters in an Intelligence Organisation lead by a Group Captain Bob Sutherland and his mysterious colleague Monique Dubois of MI
“As it turned out, it is a book I could read. Those people are people I had an interest in. “
Book Review of The Magic Flag Mystery:
This is the first in what shall hopefully be a series of books featuring Blaze Dog Detective, written by Lin Anderson and Donald McKay.