All posts by Louise Fligman

Book review: The Mongolian Conspiracy by Rafael Bernal

“A quintessential espionage thriller set in Latin America”   Filiberto García is in over his head.  An aging ex-hitman with a filthy mouth, he has three days to prevent a […]

Menopause: why greater knowledge & understanding is needed

Recently, I watched an episode of Inside Out London which included an item about menopause. It showed a group of women talking about their varied experiences of menopause and how they tried […]

REVIEW: The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund

“The perfect Scandi-noir crime thriller to curl up with this Christmas” The Christmas holidays are upon us, and whilst for many of us it will be a busy time with […]

Book Review: ‘Soul of the Border’ by Matteo Righetto

“A beautiful novel that encapsulates nature at its toughest and humanity at its strongest” The tail end of the 19th century. The Vento region of Northern Italy. This is when […]

Exclusive Review of Linwood Barclay’s ‘A Noise Downstairs’.

“If you’re going to read one thriller this year, make it Linwood Barclay’s latest – you won’t be disappointed” – a CUB must-read! Paul Davis finds two dead bodies in […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘After the Crash’ by Michel Bussi

“A gripping page-turner full of surprises, twists and turns that you won’t see coming.” On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is […]

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena: This month’s CUB magazine’s must-read! “A thrilling suspense novel that has you hooked from the very first chapter” Anne and Marco’s next-door neighbours, […]

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir: A reflective and uplifting novel about second chances – a must-read!   For Jónas, life has not been what he thought it would be. […]

REVIEW: The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye

A brilliant, historical epic – CUB recommended and this month’s must read. Set in the time of Britain’s imperialist rule over India, The Far Pavilions follows the life of Ashton […]