This Month’s Programme

This month Tim and Suzie select some of their favourite summer reads that are surefire hits. Their June guest is prize-winning author Barbara Henderson, on zoom from the Far North of Scotland. Writing mostly for children, Barbara visits schools to inspire young people and she is the Fiction judge for the PeCAN Writing Competition.Barbara Henderson.

The online link to the book Barbara reads from is:

https://www.luath.co.uk/product/the-boy-the-witch-the-queen-of-scots

This month’s books were:

  • The Boy the Witch and the Queen of Scots by Barbara Henderson
  • Fir for Luck by Barbara Henderson
  • Wilderness Wars by Barbara Henderson
  • Black Water by Barbara Henderson
  • The Siege of Caerlaverock by Barbara Henderson
  • The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson
  • The Reluctant Rebel by Barbara Henderson
  • Rivet Boy by Barbara Henderson
  • The Wager by David Grann
  • The Last Devil to Die by Richard Osman
  • In Memoriam by Alice Winn
  • Tom lake by Ann Patchett
  • My Father’s House by Joseph O’Connor
  • Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Slough House series Mick Herron
  • Dead on Dartmoor series Stephanie Austin
  • A Curious History of Sex by Kate Lister
  • The Fast 800 Recipe Book by Dr Clare Bailey and Dr Michael Mosley
  • The Theory of Not Quite Everything by Kara Gnodde
  • Atlas by Lucinda Riley & Harry Whittaker
  • Moscow X David McCloskey
  • The Wind Knows My Name Isabel Allende
  • PAX by Tom Holland
  • The Wilds by Sarah Pearse
  • The Exile by Patrick Worrall

A new edition of Talking Books is broadcast on the third Monday of the month at 8pm on Petersfield’s Shine Radio. It’s repeated at many other times during the month.