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The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton

This is the follow-up to The Miniaturist where we find the family still living alongside The Herengracht Canal in Amsterdam … More The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton

The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin

Two authors because this book was half-written when McIlvanney died in 2015 and Rankin picked up the gauntlet and finished … More The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin

The Museum of Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan

I am not sure I could bring myself to visit the Museum of Broken Promises – too much heartache and … More The Museum of Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan