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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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Copy-cat murders and community contagion will thrill forensic fans

The Bone Code by Kathy Reichs  When a medical waste container with two bodies inside is washed up on the shore during a storm in South Carolina, there are startling similarities to a...

Follow the Bronte sisters’ footsteps across meadow and moor with this literary guide

Walking The Invisible: Following in the Brontës’ Footsteps by Michael Stewart  Most of us need little impetus to enjoy a revisit to the Brontë sisters’ exhilarating novels… But if you are seeking inspiration for...

One of the funniest, wittiest and most joyful books you will read this year

The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor Sixteen-year-old Evie Epworth is on the cusp of womanhood, and her much-anticipated entry into the big wide world of grown-ups... but it’s 1962 and they...

Love the Lake District? Then this is the perfect book for you

A String of Pearls: Landscape and literature of the Lake District, compiled by Margaret Wilson and photographs by Helen Shaw It was described by William Wordsworth as ‘the loveliest spot that man hath...

Falsely accused of murder, but with no recollection of events, who do you trust?

House of Correction by Nicci French Thirty-year-old Tabitha Hardy is facing a murder charge and knows for sure that she didn’t do it… But she’s locked up, has little recollection of the day her...

Boarding school thriller exposes deep and dark secrets with a feminist twist

Madam by Phoebe Wynne It should be a dream job for a young and ambitious Classics teacher… head of department at one of Britain’s oldest and most prestigious girls’ boarding schools. But all is...

Plains of Botswana set the scene for ‘toxic tale of secrets, lies, mystery and menace’

The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan They were known as the ‘wild girls,’ four close-knit friends who lived on the edge and loved to party. But two years ago their friendship was spectacularly blown...

Author Lucinda Riley dies after cancer battle during which she penned five novels

The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley For seven years, bestselling author Lucinda Riley has taken us to all corners of the world alongside seven adopted sisters in search of their true heritage. Travelling with...

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.