Normal People

Every year my New Years resolution is to read more. The more I read the happier I am. During a good book I actively feel my world expanding, my emotional intelligence developing, I have lived a thousand lives from the comfort of my own bed. It is reassuring that there is an escape route from…

Book of the Month

As part of our new regime here at Roe River Books we’re launching an on-line Book Club. The idea is we pick a book, usually a new release, although we’re not adverse to selecting a classic or two once we get up an running. We’ll be reading the book ourselves and providing a bit of…

A Game of Ghosts

Charlie Parker first appeared in John Connolly’s debut novel Every Dead Thing almost 20 years ago. Seventeen books later , Parker is still going strong, older, wiser and still ably supported by Louis and Angel. One of the strengths of the Parker series is the author’s ability to infuse his novels with a sense of…