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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me. After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will… Continue reading Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey

A terrible secret lies buried at the heart of this house. August 1939. As the world goes to war, Hetty Cartwright arrives at Lockwood Manor, to take up her new post for the duration of the war, as safekeeper of the natural history museum’s most treasured animal collection, recently evacuated from London. Yet life at… Continue reading The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey

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The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola

Audrey Hart is on the Isle of Skye to collect the word-of-mouth folk tales of the people and communities around her. It is 1857, the Highland Clearances have left devastation and poverty, and the crofters are suspicious and hostile, claiming they no longer know their stories. Then Audrey discovers the body of a young girl… Continue reading The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola

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The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan

I've seen so much about this book and more specifically the most recent film adaptation directed by Sofia Coppola with its truly star studded cast. I had no idea what the story was about which is my favourite thing when starting a new book. After reading the blurb I was convinced this would be just… Continue reading The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan