Book Review: The Poor Relation.

There’s never a good time to be ill but receiving Susanna Bavin’s new book in the post the day before I was struck down with the latest school lurgy (thanks, Freya) certainly helped soften the blow. While a full body ache, temperature and sore throat were not ideal, a day tucked up in bed was … Continue reading Book Review: The Poor Relation.

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Review: The Sewing Room Girl.

If Susanna Bavin ever needs an alternative career, I think she should consider being a hypnotist.  I’m sure she must have had some training already because the minute I see one of her books, it’s impossible to look away; anything could be happening around me and I wouldn’t notice.  Her third book, The Sewing Room … Continue reading Review: The Sewing Room Girl.

Book Review: The Deserter’s Daughter.

When the paperback version of Susanna Bavin’s debut, The Deserter’s Daughter, arrived in the post I Tweeted this photo with the caption: “That’s my weekend reading sorted.” In reality, I turned the first page on Friday night and the next thing I knew it was 24 hours later and I was breathing a happy sigh … Continue reading Book Review: The Deserter’s Daughter.