Mystery

Book Review: The Essex Serpent

Book Review: The Essex Serpent

“It was necessary to be afraid in order to have courage.” SYNOPSIS It’s 1983, London. Cora Seaborne’s domineering husband has died, giving her free rein over her own life. She leaves crowded London for coastal Essex, accompanied by her eleven-year-old son, Francis, and his nanny as well as her fiercely protective friend, Martha. While strolling …

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Book review: Jamaica Inn

Book review: Jamaica Inn

“Dead men tell no tales, Mary.” Synopsis Mary Yellan, a strong headed and brave girl, respects her death mother’s dying wish to go and live with her loving aunt Patience at Jamaica Inn. Things have changed though. Aunt Patience has become a nervous wreck silenced by her abusive husband Joss Merlynn, who also uses the …

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Book review: My Cousin Rachel

Book review: My Cousin Rachel

“The point is, life has to be endured, and lived. But how to live it is the problem.” SYNOPSIS Raised by his single benevolent cousin, Ambrose, Philip Ashley is the next heir to the beautiful Cornish estate his cousin deeply loves. But this dream is shattered when Ambrose on his annual foreign trip unexpectely marries …

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