The Top Books of 2017

So we have come to the end of the year and I have found myself reflecting on the top books of 2017. Here is my take on the top books of 2017: my favourite reads of the year that you may not come across elsewhere.

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Murder in the Manger by Debbie Young

My review of Murder in the Manger by Debbie Young – get in the festive mood with this feel-good cosy mystery! I am loving this series which is set around the key events in the Cotswold village of Wendlebury Barrow’s annual calendar. This one is, of course, set in the run up to Christmas and the school nativity play in particular.

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Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah

A My Chronicle Book Box review of Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah, see our blog for the full review.

When Cara Burrows realises she has seen the allegedly murdered Melody Chapa she feels compelled to investigate further in spite of the potential danger. This is a well written novel that you will struggle to put down and will get you thinking.

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Sweet Dreams by Tricia Sullivan

Charlie has an unusual, and she believed unique, gift; she can enter people’s dreams but now someone much less benevolent has infiltrated Charlie’s dreams. This is an intelligent and interesting read, well paced with some great humour and action scenes. Recommended for Sci Fi and general mystery lovers.

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Resort to Murder by TP Fielden

New blog post! My review of the upcoming cosy murder mystery Resort to Murder by TP Fielden which is set in 1959. While this is the second book in a series it nicely stands alone and in it we see chief newspaper reporter, Judy Dimont make enquiries into not one but two suspicious deaths which have shaken the idyllic seaside town of Temple Regis on the English Riviera.

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