Strange Heart Beating by Eli Goldstone

Seb’s beautiful, beloved wife Leda has been killed by a swan. He discovers a package of letters written to and from a man he has never heard of, Olaf, and heads to Latvia to learn more about her past. Eli Goldstone’s debut novel, Strange Heart Beating, is a complex, sharp and potent exploration of Seb’sContinue reading “Strange Heart Beating by Eli Goldstone”

First Love – Gwendoline Riley

First published on New London Writers First Love may be short, but it packs a lot in. Far from the dreamy idealised nature of one’s first sweetheart as the title may suggest, this is a novel that explores adult love. The kind that comes with baggage, life experience and challenges. The kind of relationship betweenContinue reading “First Love – Gwendoline Riley”