Monthly Archives: March 2016

Diana Norman (Ariana Franklin) Profile and Books

Diana Norman was a British author who also wrote several of her novels using the penname Ariana Franklin. She was born in London in 1933 and moved to Devon during WWII to avoid the Blitz. Norman died in 2011. Her … Continue reading

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Winter Siege/ The Siege Winter by Ariana Franklin

‘Winter Siege/ The Siege Winter’ is Ariana Franklin’s (Diana Norman) final novel and was completed after her death by her daughter Samantha Norman. The novel tells the story of the terrible winter of 1141 in the middle of the battles … Continue reading

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The Killing Kind by John Connolly

‘The Killing Kind’ is the 3rd novel in John Connolly’s Charlie Parker series and is even better than the previous 2. After the events in ‘Dark Hollow‘ and with the urging of his psychologist girlfriend Rachel, Parker has decided to … Continue reading


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