Fancy a trip to Scotland?

I came across this poster on Twitter and was surprised that there were several books here that I haven’t read.  I have read six of the fourteen displayed.  I will need to look out for the remaining eight. Have you read any of these? I enjoy crime fiction that is why the poster caught my…

Four more to add to my challenge

The Return of the Dancing Master is another crime fiction – I just can’t keep away from crime fiction. “When retired policeman Herbert Molin is found brutally slaughtered on his remote farm in the northern forests of Sweden, police find strange tracks in the snow — as if someone had been practicing the tango. Stefan…

The last of my March books

These are the remaining few books I finished in March. This was a non-fiction book, my first non-fiction for a while.  I found it extremely interesting and the blurb from the book gives you a good idea of why I found it so interesting. “I was born into a world that expected very little of…

My choice of books are often Australian or Scottish

An observation I have made recently is that many of the books I choose to read have some link to either Australia or Scotland with the exception of Scanda noir books.  This next book in my A-Z Book Challenge has a link to Scotland.  The book is The Observations by Jane Harris. It was shortlisted for…

Scottish authors.

Ian Rankin is one of my favourite Scottish authors. His books resonate with me because they are set in Edinburgh and often mention places in Fife where I grew up.  His latest book, The Impossible Dead, was released recently but I haven’t bought it yet as I have just bought The Complaints which needs to…