Book review: The Woman in Cabin 10


The Woman in Cabin 10

I mentioned recently I was now trying to give myself room for “free range reading”, that is, picking up any book that catches my eye when I visit my public library. I saw The Woman in Cabin 10, a book I didn’t have time to read last year, so I grabbed it, and am very glad I did.

Lo works as a journalist for Velocity, a travel magazine company in London.

Despite her nerves being on edge after her flat is burglarized, she accepts an assignment to cover a cruise to the Northern Lights leaving two days later, as this could be a source of promotion for her.
The Aurora Borealis, with only 10 cabins, is owned by a rich businessman, Richard Bullmer. This will actually be the maiden voyage of the small ship.

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Book review: Three Days and a Life

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Three Days and a Life

Thanks to iRead Book Tours, I was recently offered a free credit to listen to a book through eStories.
When I browsed their titles, I was really excited to discover some audiobooks in French, and recently released at that. When I discovered Pierre Lemaitre’s latest novel was available, Trois jours et une vie, my choice was made.
I have listened to a few audiobooks narrated by volunteer readers on Librivox and the like, but I believe this is actually my first experience with a commercial audiobook of a recently released work in my native language. With an author I enjoy a lot and a great French actor as the narrator, Philippe Torreton, I had all the ingredients of a wow experience!

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