Significantly overdue but here's my 2018 in books
Hill House is no place for the living
London, November 2018 Overview Living in the Blackwood family home with her older sister Constance and her Uncle Julian, Katherine (or Merricat) wants to keep the world out. But with Constance acquitted of murdering the rest of the Blackwood family, the surviving members are little short of local spectacle. Things are manageable until a long-lost …
Three friends attend the funeral of a shared enemy and aren't prepared for her surprise return.
'Most of the time I was on the side of the optimistic caterpillar; but in my gloomiest moments I would thing, So what if I turn into a butterfly? Butterflies die too.'
This story runs on a humorously cruel engine.
London, July 2018 Overview Grace Marks, a real woman hanged for murder in 1800s, is visited by Dr Jordan who, influenced by the burgeoning psychology of the unconscious, seeks to help Grace recall her actions (or lack of) on the day Thomas Kenner and Nancy Montgomery were murdered. Thoughts Composed of a mix of first-person …