I can’t quite believe that 2019 is about to be over and we are entering not only another year, but also another decade. It’s a cliche, but it really feels like the years are flying by more quickly the older I get. This has been one of the best, yet also one of the hardest … Continue reading 2019 in Review.
SYNOPSIS: The Richard & Judy Book Club Pick and Sunday Times Bestseller. London, 1941. Amid the falling bombs Emmeline Lake dreams of becoming a fearless Lady War Correspondent. Unfortunately, Emmy finds herself employed as a typist for the formidable Henrietta Bird, the renowned agony aunt at Woman’s Friend magazine. Mrs Bird refuses to read, let … Continue reading Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce ⭐⭐⭐⭐
SYNOPSIS: In the Lion’s Den is a gripping new Victorian epic novel featuring the characters of the House of Falconer series from beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author, Barbara Taylor Bradford. London, 1889: Victorian London is a place of wealth, privilege and poverty, a city of extremes. For James Falconer, who grew up as … Continue reading Publication Day – In the Lion’s Den by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Another month is over so it's time for another monthly wrap up. October has been another great month for me. I took part in eight blog tours and attended a book event in Nottingham where Laura Purcell interviewed Jessie Burton and I got to meet two of my favourite authors. On a personal level we … Continue reading October Wrap Up
The Lost Ones was one of my highly anticipated books this Autumn so I am thrilled to be able to take part in HQ’s Halloween takeover and to share my review with you today. Thank you to Joe Thomas at HarperCollins UK for the invitation to take part and my gifted copy of the book. … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for this tense and gripping thriller. Thank you to Bookoture for my invitation to take part, and to Bookoture and NetGalley for my e-ARC of the novel in exchange for my honest review. SYNOPSIS: ‘She hasn’t told you, has she?’ He squeezed his eyes shut. She watched … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Her Mother’s Lies by Rona Halsall ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
This is a very personal post that I've been considering sharing for about a year. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Twenty years ago today I married a man who turned out to be abusive. There were red flags before I married him but I was very young, just twenty years old when we wed, … Continue reading The Dark Mirror #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth