Daily Archives: December 16th, 2013

Gravity by Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen MD was born June 12, 1953.  She is a Chinese-American novelist and retired physician. In 1975, Gerritsen graduated from Stanford University with a BA in anthropology, intrigued by the ranges of human behaviour.  She went on to study medicine at the  University of California in San Francisco.   She received her medical degree in 1979 …

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The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

I am not really very keen on ghost stories, but The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters was the reading for my book group this month. The story is set in 1947. Britain is exhausted by victory, and neither the National Health Service nor the National Trust has yet come along to pick up the pieces.  The …

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Proof of Life by Karen Campbell

I recently attended a writers’ workshop run by Karen Campbell in the village as part of Book Week Scotland.  In preparation for this I read this, my second Karen Campbell novel.  It had me quite confused at first with its complicated plot, rapid character changes and the many story threads.  I could not  follow the multiple …

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