It is always a pleasure to welcome a new book into the fold and I have two to show that have recently been added to the collective. The first, The Lyons Orphanage, arrived today generously and promptly sent by author Charlie King only yesterday and a few weeks ago Liz was kind enough to send me The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson.
Both of which look like being fascinating reads, the first a mystery novel set in an orphanage and the other about companionship over a long winter in a small hamlet. Both promise lost souls in different ways, as ever you shall have reviews on them both.
For those of you wondering about my lack of posts of late and also the shortness of these two latest, fear not normal service of travel posts and reviews will resume shortly as will my ability to visit all your blogs. Until then, here are the respective blurbs. Read the rest of this entry »