Books for my mum

(6 Posts)
WIllWorkForShoes Fri 16-Sep-16 09:01:54

I'm nipping off to the library in a minute to get some books for my mum who is child/house sitting next week.

Any suggestions? She likes nice stories, psychologically thrillers that aren't gory, and nothing too sweary or sexy! She enjoyed Girl on a Train, The Ice Twins and The Light Between Oceans.

Thank you.

WIllWorkForShoes Fri 16-Sep-16 09:02:55

I say in a minute, I mean in a while!

tripfiction Fri 16-Sep-16 20:28:55

Try anything by Dinah Jeffries

And The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper which is just coming out in paperback

WillWorkForShoes Fri 16-Sep-16 21:48:49

Thank you smile

TeaMeBasil Mon 26-Sep-16 20:25:20

I let you go by Clare mackintosh - good story with a twist

Does she likes historical mystery stuff like Kate mortons books? I read two recently along those lines that were very good : The girl in the photograph and The shadow hour - both by Kate riordan.

Nice non-thriller books I've read recently are Ove by Fredrick Backman (excellent) and The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Both lovely gentle stories with a good dose of humour. Very feel-good.

I'll see if I can think of anymore!

TeaMeBasil Mon 26-Sep-16 20:26:33

Ha just realised when you posted!! Whoops, bit late sorry!

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