The Thirteenth Tale by Diana Setterfield

Margaret Lea works at her father’s antiquarian bookshop. When she receives a letter from famous author Vida Winters, inviting her to write the author’s biography, Margaret is drawn by the mystery of it all. In unravelling the author’s story, Margaret comes face to face with a truth that has been lurking in her periphery allContinue reading “The Thirteenth Tale by Diana Setterfield”

The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas

Driven by her need to find a solid future for her mother & herself, Beatriz accepts Don Rodolfo Solórzano’s proposal despite the rumours surrounding his former wife’s death. Unfortunately for her, what awaits at his countryside mansion is far from the safety she seeks. Isabel Cañas’ writing is like dark chocolate; it is decadent inContinue reading “The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas”

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

Set in the French countryside in the 20th century, The Scapegoat is a story of doppelgängers, John and Jean. When the two meet by accident, John had been leading a life as a university professor; his lack of motivation and low self-worth marring all his actions. But when he wakes up after a night ofContinue reading “The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier”

The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell

Agnes Darken is a silhouette artist whose profession becomes threatened when her customers begin winding up dead. Much to her chagrin, the killer seems to be someone of her acquaintance and is set to torment her to no end. Determined to seek the truth, Agnes approaches a young spirit medium, Pearl, to contact her deceasedContinue reading “The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell”