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Syncopating Scoop

Almost sixty years ago a young St John’s Ambulance nurse was on duty in the Keighley Hippodrome, watching Syncopating Sandy beat the world record...
While We're Apart

BOOK REVIEW: While We’re Apart

by Ellie Dean Returning to Beach View Boarding House for the eighth time, Ellie Dean keeps the momentum of previous books in the series...
Innocent Blood

BOOK REVIEW: Innocent Blood

by David Stuart Davies The Mystery Press, £7.99 Here is former teacher David Davies at his best; a taut, dramatic thriller with a mentally deranged...
If You Follow Me

BOOK REVIEW: If You Follow Me

by Pam Rhodes Lion Fiction, paperback, £7.99 A third visit to Dunbridge - the imaginary village invented by Pam Rhodes, of Songs of Praise fame...
Dark Briggate Blues

BOOK REVIEW: Dark Briggate Blues

Back in time to the 1950s for a well-paced detective novel with plenty of action, murders and twists. Leeds author Chris Nickson has used his...
Johnny Strange - Most apples held in own mouth and cut by chainsaw

Records Galore

As the popular book Guinness World Records 2015 celebrates 60 years of providing listings for achievements in all manner of enterprises the North West...
A Wartime Family

A Wartime Family

by Lizzie Lane Ebury Press, paperback, £5.99 The devastation of the Blitz on city homes during the Second World War and the tumultuous effects on...
A Family Christmas

A Family Christmas

By Katie Flynn Arrow, Paperback, £6.99 With their father away at sea and their mother having died, Jimmy and his little sister are looked after...
A Nightingale Christmas Wish

A Nightingale Christmas

By Donna Douglas Reaktion Books, Paperback, £5.99 The love lines are as complicated and numerous as railway lines at Clapham Junction in this great festive offering...
The Harem Midwife

The Harem Midwife

by Roberta Rich Ebury press, paperback £7.99 Constantinople in the 16th century provides a colourful background for Roberta Rich’s second novel. In fact it is a...

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