Book Review – Weyward

Title: Weyward Author: Emilia Hart Genre: Historical Fiction/ Literary Fiction/ Fantasy Goodreads Rating: 4.31 My Rating: ★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: Three women. Five centuries. One secret. ‘I had nature in my heart, she said. Like she did, and her mother before her. There was something about us – the Weyward women – that bonded us more... Continue Reading →

Book Review – A Man Called Ove

Title: A Man Called Ove Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Contemporary Fiction Goodreads Rating: 4.37 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: Paperback Synopsis: At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in code, and... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour – Becoming Ted

Title: Becoming Ted Author: Matt Cain Genre: General Fiction/ LGBTQIA+ Goodreads Rating: 4.41 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: A charming, joyful and surprising story about love, friendship and learning to be true to yourself, Becoming Ted will steal your heart. Ted Ainsworth has always worked at his family's ice-cream business in the quiet Lancashire town... Continue Reading →

Book Review – What July Knew

Title: What July Knew Author: Emily Kock Genre: General Fiction/ Mystery & thriller Goodreads Rating: 4.48 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: Summer, 1995. July Hooper knows eighteen things about her mother. Like number thirteen: she loved dancing on the kitchen table. And number eight: she was covered in freckles. And then there's number two: she... Continue Reading →

Book Review – It Ends At Midnight

Title: It Ends At Midnight Author: Harriet Tyce Genre: Mystery & Thriller Goodreads Rating: 3.63 My Rating: ★★★★ Source: Paperback Synopsis: It's New Year's Eve and the stage is set for a lavish party in one of Edinburgh's best postcodes. It's a moment for old friends to set the past to rights - and move on.... Continue Reading →

Book Review – A Painted Winter

Title: A Painted Winter (Pictish Conspiracy #1) Author: H. Barnard Genre: Historical Fiction/ Fantasy/ Mythology Goodreads Rating:4.10 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: Synopsis: In the misty highlands of fourth century Scotland, two Pictish brothers conspire with the Ancient People from beyond the Great Wall to attack the Romans.Roman power in Britannia is weakening. Brothers Brei and Taran,... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Secrets of Rochester Place

Title: The Secrets of Rochester Place Author: Iris Costello Genre: Historical Fiction/ Mystery & Thriller Goodreads Rating: 4.08 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis:  LOST CHILD. A LONG-KEPT SECRET. THE HOUSE THAT HOLDS THE KEY Spring 1937: Teresa is evacuated to London in the wake of the Guernica bombing. She thinks she's found safety in the... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour – Behind Closed Doors

Title: Behind Closed Doors Author:Carol Wyer Genre: Mystery & Thriller My Rating: ★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: Two kidnappings, thirty years apart. Can Stacey face her own dark past in order to save her stepdaughter? When Stacey’s ex-husband turns up on her doorstep begging her to help save his kidnapped thirteen-year-old daughter, Lyra, the terror is all... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour – Christmas on the Riviera

Title: Christmas on the Riviera Author: Jennifer Bohnet Genre: General Fiction My Rating: ★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: Christmas is a time for family and friends, but will the allure of the French Riviera be able to work its magic?As a toddler Elodie Jacques was abandoned by her mother and left in the care of her French... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Duckling

Title: Duckling Author: Eve Ainsworth Genre: General Fiction/ Women's Fiction Goodreads Rating: 4.30 My Rating: ★★★★★ Source: ARC Synopsis: What if your neighbour asked you to watch her seven-year-old daughter for an afternoon, and didn't come back?Lucy's life is small, but safe. Every day she goes to work, checks in on her unstable, alcoholic father, then... Continue Reading →

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