Monthly Archives: September 2020

If you like Blyton: The Adventurers and the Temple of Treasure by Jemma Hatt

I recently read, or should I say listened to the first Adventurers book; The Cursed Castle and reviewed it. I was sent audiobooks of the first three titles in the series on audiobook by Jemma Hatt herself, in exchange for … Continue reading

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Monday #391

This is going up a bit later than usual as I procrastinated so long last night over choosing a quote to feature that I forgot to do it in the end and went to bed… If you like Blyton: The … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 11

Last time Bill had his first interrogation and Anatoly, Pete Bentley and Thompson set off on a search and rescue mission. Chapter 11 On the harbour Henty stood by Bennett. “Interesting choice to send into the lion’s den,” he remarked, … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure: An audio review

As I’ve mentioned a few times I’m a big fan of audiobooks. They mean I can take in a book while doing other mundane tasks like hanging washing or cooking a meal. I can also listen while out walking – … Continue reading

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Monday #390

Recent visitors to the Fan fiction page at the top of the blog might have noticed a new heading: External fan fiction links. There is only one such link at the moment and it is to the story Watergate Bay … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 10

Last time Bill got to grips with his captivity and Anatoly paired up with a couple of familiar faces from their adventure in the Austrian valley the year before. Chapter 10 Some time later the door to the shack was … Continue reading

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Five Have a Wonderful Time part 2

It’s been a while since part 1 of my review. I had intended to have part two done a week or two ago on a Sunday and then entirely forgot about it – I hadn’t even read the rest of … Continue reading

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Monday #389

Five Have a Wonderful Time part 2 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 10 During their quarantine time the twins could not go out to tea, and could have no one in to play with … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 9

Last time the SIS put together a search team and Bill woke up in a shack. Chapter 9 Bill felt his consciousness drifting away like a boat on the sea as the energy he had pulled together left him. He … Continue reading

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The Naughtiest Girl continued: The Naughtiest Girl Saves the Day

My library has partially reopened now, so I thought I should probably get around to reading some of the dozen books I still have out! I haven’t thought much of these Anne Digby continuations hence my lack of enthusiasm over … Continue reading

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Monday #388

The Naughtiest Girl Saves the Day by Anne Digby and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 9 “They’re a’ daft. Wasting a fine boat like yon, looking for bairds. Bairds! When there’s good fish to be got! Well, … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 8

Last time Anatoly found himself getting worried about Bill when he didn’t reply to his radio messages… Chapter 8 Anatoly was to be on shift all night, and found himself growing more agitated as time went on and there was … Continue reading

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August 2020 Round Up

My work was tentatively supposed to reopen the week beginning the 24th of August but it’s still closed. When it does open it will only be click and collect so I won’t be needed for a while… What I have … Continue reading

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