by Karen Louise Hollis
This is the second in the Pebblestow series, but can easily be read as a standalone. Esmeralda ‘Esme’ Blythe is 33 and has just moved in to her new home, above Percival’s, a toy shop in the Shropshire village of Pebblestow. Her Uncle, Samuel Spencer, lives in the village too. She is rather impressed byContinue reading “One Last Dream for December by Lottie Cardew”
I just adore Susan’s books, they are such a delight to read! So I’m very excited to reveal the cover for her latest book, which is a beautiful orange. Personally, I’ll have to hide the little scarecrow as I have a bit of a phobia of them, but the cover looks stunning and I knowContinue reading “COVER REVEAL – Just One Day Autumn by Susan Buchanan”
Lara Arden is twenty-six years old. Twenty years earlier, she had been on a train with her mother and her older sister Georgia (then aged eight) when her mother went to the buffet carriage and never came back. Now Lara is a police officer on the Isle of Wight and has just encountered a similarContinue reading “I’m Not There by Rob Gittins”
MY REVIEW Earlier this year, I read Samantha Tonge’s novel Under One Roof, which was a great book, so I was keen to read her new release Lost Luggage – which has a wonderful, irresistible blurb! The first character we meet is Dolly Bell, which is one of my favourite character names ever! She livesContinue reading “Lost Luggage by Samantha Tonge”
This is the fourth novel in the Broken Wings series, but the first one I have read. It works perfectly well as a standalone though. It is set in February 1944 and we get to know the girls of the Air Transport Auxiliary at RAF Hamble – Third Officer Doris Winter (who is American), PennyContinue reading “In The Mood by M W Arnold”
Today sees the publication of Milly Johnson’s twentieth novel Together, Again. Yes, TWENTY novels! What an achievement. I think I own 14 or 15 of those. She is definitely one of my very favourite authors. Milly’s writing style is unique. She has an added Yorkshire wit to her books, which is fabulous. Although I haven’tContinue reading “Milly Johnson”
(Book 2 in the Martha Miller Cosy Mysteries) I do love a cosy mystery and as this one is set in the 1940s, I thought it sounded really interesting. I did enjoy the authentic 1940s feel to it, the language and the lack of modern technology. Of course, World War II was over by 1947,Continue reading “Daggers at the Country Fair by Catherine Coles”
The book begins in December 1962. We meet Joseph (Joe) Marr, a Doctor who has just been found guilty of murder and imprisoned in HMP Queen’s Bench near Nottingham. Along with his cellmate Melvyn, they are woken up early by a wailing alarm. They are told the Russians under Khrushchev have launched a nuclear bomb.Continue reading “The Calculations of Rational Men by Daniel Godfrey”
(A Lindsey Ryan thriller) BLURB The Invisible A migrant crisis. A corrupt harbour town. Who will stand for those who have become invisible to the rest of the world? People have become one of the world’s most valuable commodities. Trafficked on the promise of a new life only to be hidden away as modern dayContinue reading “The Invisible by Michelle Dunne”
My mum and my aunt have been telling me for years how wonderful an author Dinah Jefferies is, so I was thrilled to be able to read her latest novel – The Hidden Palace. I love historical fiction and dual timelines, so this sounded just my kind of book. This is the second book inContinue reading “The Hidden Palace by Dinah Jefferies”
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