The Carer – Deborah Moggach

James, a once-eminent professor, is getting on a bit and needs full-time help. So Phoebe and Robert, his distracted middle-aged offspring, employ silver-legging-wearer Mandy, a veritable treasure, who seems happy to relieve them of their responsibilities. But as James regales his family with tales of Mandy's virtues, their shopping trips, and the shared pleasure of … Continue reading The Carer – Deborah Moggach

The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes – Ruth Hogan

Having devoured The Keeper of Lost Things last year, I couldn't wait to get my hands on Ruth Hogan's next book The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes! In this quietly powerful novel we follow Masha, a woman whose life was drastically altered by a tragic event twelve years ago. She is surrounded by a cast … Continue reading The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes – Ruth Hogan