An Italian Island Summer by Sue Moorcroft

I always enjoy a good Sue Moorcroft book and this one is no exception, I loved it! We meet Ursula Quinn, who is 32, divorced and originally from Dublin, but now living in Brighton, England. The family is gathered in Dublin, so we meet Ursula’s siblings Finola, Sorcha and Caden and their parents Stanley andContinue reading “An Italian Island Summer by Sue Moorcroft”

The Silver Ladies Do Lunch by Judy Leigh

Judy Leigh (and her alter ego Elena Collins) is one of those authors I endeavour to read everything they ever write and I have already pre-ordered her new cosy crime book Foul Play at Seal Bay (out in August). I love her writing, especially its warmth, authenticity and that she has the best older characters!Continue reading “The Silver Ladies Do Lunch by Judy Leigh”

The Wagging Tails Dogs’ Home by Sarah Hope

Boldwood Books publish a whole variety of wonderful books and when I saw there was one set in a dogs’ home, I knew it was something I would want to read. I got into it straight away, the characters you meet in the first chapter all seem lovely and you are drawn into the storyContinue reading “The Wagging Tails Dogs’ Home by Sarah Hope”

PROMO: Death at the Chateau

BLURB The rip-roaring third book in The Times-bestselling murder mystery series, by leading TV/radio comedian Ian Moore! Perfect for fans of Richard Osman, Julia Chapman, or MC Beaton Richard Ainsworth’s French B&B has been taken over by a production company shooting a historical film at the Château de Valençay. But everything grinds to a halt withContinue reading “PROMO: Death at the Chateau”

Murder in the Scottish Hills by Lydia Travers

(The Scottish Ladies’ Detective Agency Book 2) Having recently read and enjoyed the first book in this new series, I was looking forward to reading the second and finding out more about the wonderful Maud and Daisy, founders of their newly established detective agency. It is 1911 and Maud is in Edinburgh at her friendContinue reading “Murder in the Scottish Hills by Lydia Travers”

Fly Me To Paris by Helga Jensen

I really enjoyed Helga Jensen’s second novel – A Scandinavian Summer – and was very excited to read her latest novel, this time taking the readers to France for an adventure. The main character here is Penny, who has just turned fifty. How I love books with women in around my age, that’s always aContinue reading “Fly Me To Paris by Helga Jensen”

The Vanishing of Class 3B by Jackie Kabler

It’s a sunny April day in the Cotswolds. A white Ford Transit bus is taking a class of kids aged seven and eight from Littleford Primary on a school day trip. Ten members of Class 3B are on this particular trip with four members of staff accompanying them – Erica Lindsay (Year 2 teacher), DominicContinue reading “The Vanishing of Class 3B by Jackie Kabler”

PROMO: Hotel 21 by Senta Rich

HOTEL 21 Senta Rich 27th April 2023 | Bloomsbury Publishing | Hardback | £14.99 EBook | £10.49 | Audio | £23.99 ‘What a wonderful book! … Hotel 21 is a sharp, funny, poignant and completely heart-warming story about female friendship and kick-ass women. I truly loved it!’ Ruth Hogan, author of The Keeper of Lost ThingsContinue reading “PROMO: Hotel 21 by Senta Rich”