REVIEW: A Murder of Crows by Ian Skewis

Today’s blog post is my review of a debut novel by Ian Skewis, another author who travelled the crowdfunding road with publisher Unbound. (At more or less the same time as me – our books were both funded  in early 2016.) The Blurb The most violent thunderstorm in living memory occurs above a sleepy village on the West Coast of … More REVIEW: A Murder of Crows by Ian Skewis

Review of The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish

I was tugged into the murky depths of this cleverly constructed poolside psychodrama (published May 2016, Penguin UK). It’s centred on a newly restored lido, supposedly somewhere in London. (I want to know where, it sounds amazing!) Natalie the novel’s narrator discovers the lido one summer when, set free from the school where she teaches, … More Review of The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish