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Sunday Book Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

I had enjoyed The Cuckoo’ s Calling so once I saw JK Rowling had a sequel, it was on my ‘to read’ list! Like many crime books, the main characters are the same but the relationships between them develops. In The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith, the chemistry between Cormoran Strike and his PA / assistant Robin is in the backdrop of the novel yet neither of them admit or give in to it. Robin’s upcoming nuptials to Matthew are there [...]

Friday Book Review: The Priest’s Wife. Plus an interview with author PJ Connolly

The Priest’s Wife to me sounded as though it was going to be about a torturous relationship between a priest and either his mistress or a woman that loved him fiercely but he loved God and Rome more. Set mostly in the 1970s, the opening chapter reveals a young nun having to lick spilled salt and pepper off the dusty floor on her 21st birthday as the Mother Superior seems intent on humiliating her as much as possible.