Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer is the fifth book in the PC Peter Grant series by Ben Aaronovitch, and I believe the first book in which Peter spends the majority of his time not in London.

Plot:

As the events of the last book have left Peter shaken, he jumps at the chance to spend some time outside of London. Unfortunately, the case he’s assisting on is a dark one: two pre-teen girls have gone missing in rural Herefordshire. There’s no indication that there might be magic involved, but that doesn’t stop for Peter from worrying. Time is running out.

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Review: Changeling

And the Oscar goes to: Changeling. What a horrific and horrible story – not in a plot kind of way. But it’s just so heart-wrenching! I can’t remember a time when I was watching a drama and felt like I experiencing everything myself. It’s just such a touching and sad story. Angelina Jolie plays Christine Collins –  a single career woman who is also a good mother. She has a nine-year old son, named Walter. One day, Walter goes missing. 5 months later, the LAPD claims to have found Walter and reunites mother and son. Only it’s not her son. And no one wants to believe her.

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