The Snow and the Works on the Northern Line by Ruth Thomas.

What a wonderful surprise this novel was. I’m clearly getting worse, we’re only three weeks into January and I’m already in love with a new literary heroine. I absolutely adored Sybil and felt so at home in her company that I just kept reading all day. I finished at 11pm and was bereft, because IContinue reading “The Snow and the Works on the Northern Line by Ruth Thomas.”

The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry.

Today, I’m happy to be on the closing day of this blog tour for The Art of Dying. This interesting mix of murder mystery, historical/ medical drama and romance, creeps up on you slowly, until you’re determined to keep reading and see whether a killer is stalking the sick of Edinburgh. In fact at whatContinue reading “The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry.”

Beneath Cornish Skies by Kate Ryder.

Published: 7th Jan 2021 Aria and Aries ISBN: 978-1800245983 I felt like I’d stepped into a little oasis when I picked up this ARC. I had been reading a very bloody crime novel just before so this was like a balm for the soul! Cassandra appears to have everything she could want in life. SheContinue reading “Beneath Cornish Skies by Kate Ryder.”

Madam by Phoebe Wynne

Publisher: Quercus (18 Feb. 2021) ISBN: 978-1529408720 Why is it always so hard to write a review when the book is so good? It’s as if I have to wrestle with it for ages, in the hope of doing it justice! All I can do is try and put across all of the reasons IContinue reading “Madam by Phoebe Wynne”

The Last Resort by Susi Holliday

Published: Thomas Mercer. 1st December 2020 ISBN: 978-1542020015 This is a deeply unsettling novel, set in a near future dystopia which reminded me somewhat of Westworld. It’s an opportunity that seven strangers can’t pass up when Timeo Technologies invites them to test out the very latest in leisure experiences. Our group of characters are promisedContinue reading “The Last Resort by Susi Holliday”

The Vow by Debbie Howells.

#TakeTheVow #AvonBooksUk #NetGalley Published: 15th October 2020 ISBN: 0008400164 Publisher: Avon Books U.K. Several years ago I was in London for the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum. We were staying in Kensington and spent a day browsing the second hand shops for clothes but also for books. In aContinue reading “The Vow by Debbie Howells.”

Anticipated Reads 2021: The Imposter by Anna Wharton

Publisher: Mantle Published: 1st April 2021 ISBN: : 978-1529037395 Anna Wharton’s debut, The Imposter, is a gripping story of obsession, loneliness and the lies we tell ourselves in order to live with ourselves . . . I wanted to put out a preview of this debut novel by Anna Wharton because I enjoyed it soContinue reading “Anticipated Reads 2021: The Imposter by Anna Wharton”

Halloween Reads – The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

I loved Alix E. Harrow’s Ten Thousand Doors of January so much that it was in my top ten books of last year, so I approached her new novel with excitement, but some trepidation too. Could it possibly live up to her last work? Yet with promises of suffragettes, spells, anarchy and sister witches howContinue reading “Halloween Reads – The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow”