Category Archives: Catherine O’Flynn

Books of the Month – September 2011

After a bit of a slump during August I seemed to find my reading mojo again in September, getting through a reasonable number of books and, more importantly, finding many of them to be outstanding. In the end I gave … Continue reading

Posted in Arne Dahl, Asa Larsson, books of the month, Catherine O'Flynn, Christopher Currie (Aus), Garry Disher (Aus), Gianrico Carofiglio, Gordon W. Dale, Helen Fitzgerald (Aus), Helene Tursten, list, Rosamund Lupton, Stef Penney, Unity Dow | 9 Comments

Review: The News Where You Are by Catherine O’Flynn

Frank Allcroft is a presenter on a regional English news program based in Birmingham and this novel is, in a roundabout way, his story. He is married to Andrea, has a 12 year-old daughter, Mo, whom he adores, has recently … Continue reading

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The half-way point

As of the end of June I had finished 84 books (and abandoned another eight) which is a pretty good start to the year. I consider anything I rate 3 stars or above to be reading time well spent and … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Glynn, Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström, books of the year, Catherine O'Flynn, Denise Mina, Domingo Villar, Katherine Howell (Aus), Kathryn Fox (Aus), Ken Bruen, Leighton Gage, list, Reginald Hill | 11 Comments

Audiobook Week: My Listening Year

Jen at Devourer of Books is hosting the annual love-fest that is Audiobook Week starting June 6 and has set some topics for daily discussion. I don’t have the time this week to do them all but wanted to at … Continue reading

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Review: What Was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn

This is my favourite book of the year so far. It’s a bit early to tell but I suspect it will be hard to beat for the rest of the year. It might even be my favourite book of the … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Catherine O'Flynn, England | 22 Comments