Tangerine: The Talented Mr Ripley goes to Tangier

I finished Christine Mangan’s Tangerine last week and can’t stop thinking how strikingly similar it was with The Talented Mr Ripley. I can’t believe  it’s NOT mentioned on the blurb as the publishers are so eager to label books as “for fans of such and such”! If you liked Ripley, you’ll love this book. I  found Mangan’s writing very similar to Patricia […]

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Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Note: This review contains spoilers in the bottom! Please don’t read the last paragraph if you haven’t read the book. Did my husband do it? That’s the question Sophie has to find out. Her husband, James, is a successful bureaucrat whose star is rising. One day he is accused of a horrible crime by a female employee whom he was […]

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The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

The Vanishing starts slowly but draws the reader into the atmospheric plot, towards the bleakness of the moors giving them a story of deceit and loss of innocence.. The protagonist Annaleigh is an orphan adopted and raised by a painter, Jared. He offers Annaleigh a home and raises her as his own. She loves Jared as a father but after […]

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