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Pam Norfolk

Pam Norfolk has been writing book reviews for over ten years, including for the Wordsworth Trust. She has also worked as a reporter and sub-editor on regional and national newspapers.
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Handsome Vikings, love and a writer’s inspiration all to be found in the Orkneys

Coming Home to Brightwater Bay by Holly Hepburn  Bestselling romantic novelist Merry Wilde has hit a brick wall in both her professional and private life… Struck down for six months by a worrying...

Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway is back for another addictive whodunnit

The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths Locals say that when you see the spectral hound, Black Shuck, it’s a sign of imminent death… but is it just an old legend or a terrifying...

Exposed: The murky world of silk weaving, herbalism and witchcraft with a feminist vibe

The Silk House by Kayte Nunn When an Australian history teacher arrives to take up a new post in an exclusive boarding school in the English countryside, she starts to uncover centuries-old secrets...

A dysfunctional family and a snap decision make a compelling backdrop to Una’s debut novel

A Crooked Tree by Una Mannion It’s a child’s worst nightmare… an angry, exhausted, single mother orders her argumentative daughter out of the car and on to the roadside, leaving her alone to...

Creator of TV’s Death In Paradise masterminds home-based thriller novel

The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood Septuagenarian crossword compiler Judith Potts has more than just three-across to puzzle over when she finds herself spearheading a hunt for her neighbour’s killer. The picturesque riverside...

When justice demands capturing your husband’s killer and keeping him in a cage in the kitchen

The Captive by Deborah O’Connor Imagine having a cage in your kitchen… inside is the man who murdered your husband and his punishment demands that he must ‘live and breathe’ the consequences of...

Thrilling debut novel features a court dwarf who was sold for a pittance and hidden in a pie

The Smallest Man by Frances Quinn  A tiny hero with a big heart stands head and shoulders above the rest in a dazzling debut novel set at the court of King Charles I. Inspired...

Tough north-east cop Kate Daniels is back on the trail of a plane that falls from the sky

Without a Trace by Mari Hannah  When a plane falls from the sky between London and New York, the intrepid DCI Kate Daniels’ private and professional lives are thrown on to a perilous...

Pam Norfolk

Pam Norfolk has been writing book reviews for over ten years, including for the Wordsworth Trust. She has also worked as a reporter and sub-editor on regional and national newspapers.