Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

the setup… Katy Silver’s mother has died. Carol Silver was her person…her best friend, her first phone call, her only advisor. Without her, Katy feels adrift, at sea. She spent the last year caring for her as she was dying from cancer but, still, she thought she had more time. They’d even planned a trip… Continue reading One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Audiobook, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

One midwinter’s night at Swan Inn in Radcot on the banks of the river Thames, a seriously injured man bursts in carrying what was first believed to be a puppet. As they tend to the man’s wounds, the proprietors and patrons come to realize the puppet is actually a dead child. When the nurse arrives… Continue reading Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield