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EXTRACT from ‘The Awful Truth About the Herbert Quarry Affair’

‘I was beginning to regret choosing crime as the subject for my mold-breaking bestseller – the red tape was fierce.’ Today I am delighted to host an extract from The Awful Truth About the Herbert Quarry Affair, a book purportedly written by the main character in real time… How does that work? Denis Shaughnessy is […]

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GUEST POST: Why I wrote ‘We Go on Forever’ by Sarah Govett

Today I am delighted to welcome Sarah Govett to Buriedunderbooks to discuss her new dystopian thriller, ‘We go on Forever’. I enjoyed this so much that I actually already reviewed it yesterday, but just to recap, here’s the premise: *** Arthur is dying. He must transition within the next four weeks or face permanent memory […]

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Incoming Books: January

Incoming books: an inventory As always, I can’t walk past a bookshop without going in to browse, and I can’t browse without buying a book, so I have recently added the following to my collection…     1. ‘The Body: a Guide for Occupants’ by Bill Bryson Purchased from a really lovely independent bookshop we […]

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REVIEW: ‘The Sea Sisters’ by Lucy Clarke

Sisters. Love them or hate them, it’s awful to lose them. Lucy Clarke’s debut novel explores the tensions between one set of sisters in a dramatic novel that roams from Cornwall to California, to Maui and Australia, then finally to Bali. Can following Mia’s footsteps help Katie understand what happened to her sister? What’s it […]

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REVIEW: ‘Remotely Controlled’ by Dr Aric Signman

How’s your relationship with the drug in your living room? I have an uneasy relationship with TV. There are a few programmes I like but I never watch it by myself, because there’s always so much else to do that I can’t justify the time. However, my husband watches it every evening, either concentrating on […]

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CrimeFest 2018 highlights

Books. Bookish people. And a bar. Welcome to @CrimeFest18! Ok, so there was a bit more to it than that. Crime Fest is a four day long extravaganza of crime reading fun, during which authors team up on panels to discuss topics ranging from ‘crime in a time of war’ and ‘a touch of the […]

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Buried Under Books is excited about… The Story Museum

Ah, school holidays with young children. It’s an inescapable opportunity to spend hours shouting “stop, NO, don’t touch that, say sorry to your sister”  quality time with my little boy, while managing the needs of his even littler sisters, so the immediate question is: what can I do to get us all out of the house? Somewhere fun, […]

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