Book review – THE SPIDER, by Maria Savva

The official blurb: ‘No one’s ever come out of that house alive...’ What lurks behind the door of 8 Goldfern Road? Are you brave enough to step inside? By entering the sinister house, George and Glen become entangled in a dangerous battle of wills. “The Spider” is a story of obsession, infidelity, and broken dreams.… Continue reading Book review – THE SPIDER, by Maria Savva

My favourite reads in 2015

I read a lot of fantastic books in 2015, and as my Reading List shows there were also a whole lot of books I didn't have time to read (yet). Here is a selection of the best titles I devoured this past year. Disclaimer: these books were not necessarily published in 2015, but are books… Continue reading My favourite reads in 2015

Secrets, lies & shadows of the past – my review of MARIA SAVVA’s ‘A Time To Tell’

Maria Savva's novel A Time To Tell is a fascinating book: part mystery, part romance, part character study, and I enjoyed every page and every character in it. It's an insightful and piercing look at a family where secrets and lies have shaped people's lives for decades, and about what happens when those lies and secrets… Continue reading Secrets, lies & shadows of the past – my review of MARIA SAVVA’s ‘A Time To Tell’

Short story review – MARIA SAVVA ‘Far Away In Time’

Far Away In Time is a short story collection by Maria Savva, published in 2014. It's the first book I've read by this established, independently published author, and I was hooked right away: this is an author who knows her craft. The six stories in Far Away In Time are well-written, softly flowing tales about people in… Continue reading Short story review – MARIA SAVVA ‘Far Away In Time’