Books to see you though the dark nights.

As the nights draw in curl up with a good book in front of the fire.

Book Review

What better way to spend the dark, wet and windy Autumn and Winter nights than by escaping through a good book. It can take you to all manner of worlds without leaving the comfort of your home. Below is just a small sample of the books that are available to you. Please check out our Library Catalogue for other recommendations.

The autumn throne by Elizabeth Chadwick travels back to the 12th Century and Eleanor of Aquitaine as she crossed the Alps in winter to bring Richard his bride, and travels medieval Europe to ransom her beloved son.

Autumn in Catalonia by Jane Mackenzie brings us forward to turbulent 1960s Spain and a mansion in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

Don't die in autumn: the magic and madness of a life for the birds by Eric Dempsey takes flight through the sky with his hilarious and poignant stories about his love of nature and its influence on his life.

The Dakota winters by Tom Bardash follows Anton Winter as he returns to New York from the Peace Corps in 1979 and his childhood home in the Dakota. Meet Johnny Carson, Ted and Joan Kennedy and a seagoing John Lennon.

A winter beneath the stars by Jo Thomas is set under the stars deep in Swedish Lapland. Where Halley needs the help of mysterious reindeer herder Bjorn to reunite her with two precious wedding rings.

Dark winter by David Mark as the night gets dark then get comfortable and follow Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy of Humberside CID as he investigates. An elderly man, the only survivor of a fishing trawler tragedy, is found murdered at sea and a young girl is hacked to death with a machete .

Article posted on 6 November 2019

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