The day we disappeared

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The capital city of England, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium. It is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 13 million inhabitants

His last bow by

Containing – “The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge” (1908), “The Adventure of the Cardboard Box” (1892), “The Adventure ,of the Red Circle” (1911), “The Adventure of the...

Anatomy of a scanal by

Told from a variety of point of views, and interspersed with flashbacks this book starts off with an affair that turns into an alleged rape. Sophie...

Mayhem by

Added to Mount TBR in March 2018 – I came across this book as it was longlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize. It sounded interesting...

Hampstead dir. by

There is really very little to say about this film. It was entertaining enough while watching it, but it wasn’t a gripping or wildly entertaining film....

Nutshell by

Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home – a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse – but not with John. Instead, she’s with...

Half a crown by

Small Change ; book three. Peter Carmichael is commander of the Watch, Britain’s distinctly British secret police. It’s his job to warn the Prime Minister of...

Ha’penny by

Small Change : book 2 In 1949, eight years after the “Peace with Honor” was negotiated between Great Britain and Nazi Germany by the Farthing Set,...

The Children Act by

Does religious belief outweigh the fight for survival? and if the one battling for life is a child, who gets to rule on what is, and...

The day we disappeared by

Another one from Mount TBR, recommended by Ellie of Curiosity killed the Bookworm. Kate is running away from her life. The stress of her life in...