Cynthia meets the young Lord Sinclair the story takes both a romantic turn and then a twist as romance is threatened by blackmail and a kidnap plot designed for sabotage.
Book Review: ‘Paper Cup’ by Karen Campbell
” 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.”
‘Everyday Magic’ A New Novel by Charlie Laidlaw
Charlie Laidlaw’s fourth novel, Everyday Magic, is being published on 26th May by Glasgow-based Ringwood Publishing.
“I’m thinking of reading ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, again. I read them first about 50 years ago, just because I wanted to. Since then, I tend to embark on them when I’m feeling un-settled.”
Audiobook Review: Nobody Does It Better By Edward Gross And Mark A. Altman
Rather than being a behind the scenes biography almost of the books and films, it is composed mostly of quotes taken from interviews with numerous figures of Bond lore cut together in a scrapbook fashion to tell a complete history of the production both behind of and in front of the camera along with additional material by the authors.
Some Thoughts on the Booker Prize
“Some things irk me possibly more than they should. This is one of those things. “
‘The Stromness Dinner’ by Peter Benson
“As it turned out, it is a book I could read. Those people are people I had an interest in. “
‘As the Women Lay Dreaming’ By Donald S. Murray
“The whole thing’s coming round again,” he muttered. “It’s as if we’re living upon a wheel. As if the whole Earth is felloed with madness and death.”
Shaun Gardiner, illustrations from his forthcoming book in the windows at Northlight
On Show in the windows of the Northlight Gallery Stromness until Wednesday 28th of November.
A Kingdom’s Cost: A Novel of Scotland
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