Home for Christmas by Jan Ruth

I’ve been getting myself into the Christmas mood by reading three fairly long short stories by Jan Ruth on the theme of Home for Christmas.  Each story is set in Snowdonia but there are three very different story styles. Rudolph the Brown-nosed Reindeer describes an occasion everyone hates – a corporate weekend, part team building, part appraisalContinue reading “Home for Christmas by Jan Ruth”

What Jennifer Knows by Wendy Janes

Jennifer is the kind of woman you would want as your friend. You could share your troubles and your joys with her and she would keep your secrets. A mother and grandmother, she works part time in a school, giving dance therapy lessons to special needs children and lives with her slightly grumpy, but lovingContinue reading “What Jennifer Knows by Wendy Janes”

Never Say Sorry by Rose Edmunds

Set in the world of corporate finance, Never Say Sorry could easily be very confusing to the average reader, but the ten characters who play major parts in the plot are all clearly drawn personalities, even if their motives are deliberately obtuse.  I particularly liked Brad, the global CEO of BEP Pharmaceuticals who made sure that heContinue reading “Never Say Sorry by Rose Edmunds”