Tales from the Turf’s former groundsman, Roy Oldfield

By Dave ThomasThrough the 70s and 80s he worked in all weathers, 12 months a year, often thanklessly, mostly scrimping and scraping trying to...
Streets of Darkness

BOOK REVIEW: Streets of Darkness by A. A. Dhand

“Outstanding – relentless, multi-layered suspense and real human drama make this a crime debut to relish” Lee Child.“This up to the minute debut is...
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BOOK REVIEW: The Single Soldier by George Costigan

Actor, George Costigan has recently released his debut novel The Single Soldier. Described as “A magnificent, big beast of a book,” by playwright, musician...
Birdwatching walks in Bowland

Birdwatching walks in Bowland

The Forest of Bowland boasts Lancashire’s most beautifully dramatic landscapes, recognised by more than half of century as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural...
book review Kitchen Memories

BOOK REVIEW: Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis

Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis The National Trust, Paperback, £8.99 BUY THIS BOOKAs the television beats our brains out with one...
Pastures New

BOOK REVIEW: Pastures New by Jenny Palmer

This is very much Jenny Palmer’s personal story so it is a bit parochial in the sense that it stays with her and the...
The Honey Trap

BOOK REVIEW: The Honey Trap by Mary Jayne Baker

By Mary Jayne Baker, HarperImpulse, Paperback, £7.99 BUY THIS BOOKBingley author Mary Jayne Baker’s debut novel is a cleverly crafted tale with an unusual,...

BOOK REVIEW: Sweet Tomorrows

By Debbie Macomber Arrow, paperback, £5.99 BUY THIS BOOKIt ought to be difficult opening a book that marks the final chapter in a series...
Because of you book review

BOOK REVIEW: Because of you

Because of you By Hélen Fermont Fridhem Publishing, paperback, £10 BUY THIS BOOKAt 520 pages, this book is a little long for my liking,...

BOOK REVIEW: Hunting the Eagles

By Ben Kane Arrow, paperback, £6.99 BUY THIS BOOKBen Kane has the ability to transform the reader into a member of the Roman Army...