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Book review: Gone Are The Leaves by Anne Donovan

ANNE Donovan first came to our attention with her short story collection, Hieroglyphics, when it was published 13 years ago.

Lesley McDowell | The Scotsman

Book review: The Telling Error

Raymond Chandler praised Dashiell Hammett for giving murder back to the kind of people who commit it.

The Scotsman

Book review: When The Professor Got Stuck In The Snow

FOR many, Dan Rhodes has always been the master of highlighting the importance of love, kindness and selflessness by delighting in the entertaining territory of their prickly opposites.

Ashley Davies | The Scotsman

Boys and Girls. By Joseph Connolly

HE dislikes being hailed as a comic writer despite the admiration of readers and critics alike in the wake of a dozen novels.

Camden Review | Gerald Isaaman

Boys and Girls by Joseph Connolly

Boys and Girls is about a woman who decides that one husband is not enough is Joseph Connolly’s twelfth.

Red Online | Viv Groskop

All The Things You Are author Clemency Burton-Hill: I have the desire to tell stories

‘It sounds like a real spoilt-brat thing to say but I left because I wanted to do lots of different things,’ says 32-year-old media all-rounder Clemency Burton-Hill.

Andrew Williams | Metro.co.uk

All the Things You Are

Esther Goldfaden is a Holocaust survivor and now lives out her days in New York, a city that has given her a whole new life, with her daughter Rosalind and her husband Frank and her granddaughters, Natasha and Rachel.

Jade Craddock | We Love This Book

The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark

Elizabeth Pringle bequeathed her house on Arran to Anna Morrison even though she didn't actually know her.

Ani Johnson | The Book Bag

Bryant and May: The Bleeding Heart by Christopher Fowler

The Bleeding Heart is the eleventh outing for Fowler's distinctive detectives from the Peculiar Case Unit.

Lesley Mason | The Book Bag

Orfeo by Richard Powers

'No one thinks twice about the quiet, older bohemian in the American Craftsman at 806 South Linden…people take up all kinds of hobbies in retirement.'

Rebecca Foster | The Book Bag