The Gaugin Connection by Estelle Ryan

My Chronicle Book Box Review: Genevieve Lenard is an expert in her field in non-verbal communication and uses her talent for Rousseau and Rousseau an art insurance firm based in Strasbourg, France. She spends her days reviewing files and footage in her bespoke sound proofed viewing room uncovering insurance fraud. Her life is very neat

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Real Time Reading – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Today I begin reading, re-reading I should say, A Discovery of Witches, the first book in the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness, in real time. This has become an annual tradition among fans of the Trilogy and this is my first year of joining in the fun. The books is set over a period

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The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

My Chronicle Book Box Review:   I attended the book signing of another author at my local Waterstones and was made the recommendation of this, the debut novel of Genevieve Cogman, whilst chatting in the queue. With the promise of an invisible library with librarian spies on a deadly mission, how could I resist? I

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Whispers Underground by Ben Aaronovitch

My Chronicle Book Box Review: This is the third outing for DCI Thomas Nightingale, Britain’s last wizard, and Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard  by Ben Aaronovitch coming after Rivers of London and Moon over Soho. In this book we see the magical community of London, or rather Grant and Nightingale’s knowledge of it,

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Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch

My Chronicle Book Box Review: Firstly, note the amazing cover art. The great cover illustrations were one of the first things that attracted me to this series and I particularly like the colours in this one. Secondly, if you have not already read Rivers of London I would before starting this book. Aaronovitch does try

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The Vinyl Detective #1: Written in Dead Wax by Andrew Cartmel

My Chronicle Book Box Review:   This may be Andrew Cartmel’s debut novel but he is a very experienced writer with his script writing on Dr Who being well respected, for example. He came to my attention as the co-writer of the Rivers of London comics with Ben Aaronovitch and I was intrigued by the synopsis

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