The best crime/thriller/mystery books of 2022

Having read almost 130 books this year, these lists are so hard to do! So many wonderful books, but here are my top picks in these genres… My FAVOURITE book was Murder Most Royal by S J Bennett. The Queen investigates a murder. What more do you need to know?! A fabulous book and IContinue reading “The best crime/thriller/mystery books of 2022”

The Best Historical Fiction Books 2022

I have read a lot of books this year, almost 130, and historical fiction is one of my favourite categories. I couldn’t even narrow it down to a favourite THREE for the year, but I did manage a top FOUR! I gave all of these books 9.5 out of 10, so loved them all …Continue reading “The Best Historical Fiction Books 2022”

A Child for the Reich by Andie Newton

The book begins with the prologue set in Nazi Germany, October 1944, where we meet Greta Strohm. We then go back to June 1944 to the German Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, where we begin the main story. The book is written in the first person from the viewpoint of former actress Anna Dankova, whoContinue reading “A Child for the Reich by Andie Newton”

Family Secrets at the Inglenook Inn by Helen Rolfe

I have previously read and enjoyed two of Helen Rolfe’s books – The Farmhouse of Second Chances and Finding Happiness at Heritage View but this one is the first of her books based in the USA that I’ve read. It is Book 7 of the New York Ever After series, but can easily be readContinue reading “Family Secrets at the Inglenook Inn by Helen Rolfe”

The Golden Oldies Book Club by Judy Leigh

I am a big fan of Judy Leigh’s novels and love the mixture of comedy, romance and inspirational older heroines that you find in her books. I think the first of her novels I read was The Golden Girls’ Getaway back in December last year, and since then, she has definitely gone on my listContinue reading “The Golden Oldies Book Club by Judy Leigh”

Clara’s Christmas Magic by Rosie Green

NOTE: This is the third in the trilogy of novellas about Clara and I would definitely recommend reading them in order. I do love a Rosie Green story and Clara is such a wonderful character, I have really enjoyed getting to know her in Clara’s Secret Garden and following her adventures in A Winter Wish,Continue reading “Clara’s Christmas Magic by Rosie Green”