Category: Books

A town like Alice by

In post World War II England Jean Paget is tracked down by a solicitor. She is the only surviving member of a client of his, and...

Warhorse by

For years humans had thought themselves alone in space. But then the Tampies made themselves known. And they, unlike humanity, had the ability to jump through...

The dollmaker by

The world is at war, and the army is stealing away the men, and those that are left are being hauled off to work in the factories in order to assist the war effort. In rural Kentucky Gertie is lucky enough to still have her husband around, he drives the coal truck, but knows that this situation cannot last. He has his date with the army already lined up. But she is preparing as best she can. She has been saving her money and almost has enough to offer on a nearby farm. Without having to pay half what they earn on rent Gertie and her family will be able to plan for the future. But on the eve of her plans coming to fruition all is ruined and she must uproot her family and follow her husband to the city of Detroit.

After tomorrow by

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, they can grow some food and...

The crane wife by

Part of my Once Upon a Time reading. George is an American ex-pat living in England. He has been there for so long that, and is...

A week in winter by

Chicky left her home on the west coast of Ireland and headed off to America after a whirl-wind romance. Full of ideas of everlasting love and...