Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

It's apposite, to use a Mattie word, that this book has been published one hundred years after some women got the vote. Mattie is a woman of some means, living in Hampstead in 1928.  Her glory days were as a militant suffragette and she's still giving talks on that subject, aided by her friend and … Continue reading Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

There's a reason why Karin Slaughter's books are so popular and that's because they're addictive.  Once I started reading (and my kindle said it would take me 6 hours, which is about twice as long as any other book), I barely looked up until the final, twisty pages. Sam and Charlie are teenagers living with their parents … Continue reading The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter