The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Wonderful Magical Realism/Adult Fairytale. Loved this book.
Grumpy, lumbering, brilliant, one-legged English detective Cormoran Strike is back this summer in a new mystery by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series).
Gun Street Girl - Book 4 of Sean Duffy, The Troubles series
Kate Atkinson's entire series with Jackson Brodie as the detective is great. Suspense and wit all tied together.
Fiction. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. Wonderful gentle read set in the UK and told from the perspective of a retired Major. Excellent.
Marie King is a 59-year-old divorcée from Sydney’s affluent north shore. Having devoted her rather conventional life to looking after her husband and three children — who have now all departed the family home — she is experiencing something of an identity crisis, especially as she must now sell the family home and thus lose her beloved garden. On a folly she gets a tattoo. Marie forges a friendship with her tattoo artist, Rhys, who introduces her to an alternative side of Sydney. Through…
wonderful and a look into resistance in Germany before and during WWII. The book concerns a group of German dissidents during the years of Hitler's rise to power, whose activities lead eventually to their flight from Germany and their re-establishment as refugees in London.