Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell. An Event and a Review

Confession Number 1: I am a little bit in love in Maggie O'Farrell.Last night I rocked up at my old stomping ground of Waterstones Piccadilly to hear Maggie O'Farrell talk about her new novel, Instructions for a Heatwave. The event was unsurprisingly sold out; there's been so much positive pre-publication buzz.Instructions for a Heatwave is… Continue reading Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell. An Event and a Review

An Evening With Lynn Shepherd

Last night I was lucky enough to be at the Guildhall Library to hear Lynn Shepherd's talk her new book A Treacherous Likeness. The talk was called 'The Last Secret of the Shelleys' - intriguing.I read Lynn's previous book Tom-All-Alone's last year, and loved the dark atmosphere and sinister going-ons. I also became very attached… Continue reading An Evening With Lynn Shepherd