The Stopped Heart by Julie Myerson

This is a novel I’d been eagerly anticipating reading and it didn’t disappoint! In fact, I would say that this is Myerson’s best novel so far. It’s a harrowing, but beautifully told, tale of loss, grief and evil. Mary and her husband Graham buy an old farmhouse in rural Suffolk – it’s a new start,Continue reading “The Stopped Heart by Julie Myerson”

Monsters by Emerald Fennell

Sometimes murder is child’s play…. I read this in one sitting last night and my skin is still crawling – my mind feels slightly disconnected, altered somehow. Don’t let the Blyton-esque cover fool you. This is a dark, deeply disturbing portrait of childhood gone wrong, in the vein of The Wasp Factory and We NeedContinue reading “Monsters by Emerald Fennell”