THE LEGACY OF OLD GRAN PARKS – Isobel Blackthorn

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the legacy of old gran parks – isobel blackthorn
Delighted to share this thoughtful review of The Legacy of Old Gran Parks from book critic, Ann Creber.

a good book, a good life
THE LEGACY OF OLD GRAN PARKS by ISOBEL BLACKTHORN- PUBLISHER:HELLBOUND BOOKS GENRE: CRIME WITH BLACK HUMOUR
WARNING: Don’t read this book if you are planning a trip to Cann River or if you are about to tuck into a pie!! (Oh, and maybe you’d better give it a miss if you are an admirer of Joan Baez!)
If none of these constraints apply, then you can settle to an entertaining, startling, violent and amusing (YES!) book, filled with the black humour Isobel Blackthorn enjoys sharing with her readers.
Its main characters are four very different women and the men and the situations they feel obliged ‘to deal with’.  We meet these women chapter by chapter and share their thoughts and actions intimately, while the ghost of Gran Parks hovers in the background!
Frankie is a large tough deer hunter (with a mullet haircut!) who ‘lives rough’ in the forest and…

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