Forgive Me by Susan Lewis.

I’ve been reading this book for two days straight. Firstly because I had a fall a few nights ago so I’ve been recuperating from being very sore and bruised. Secondly, once the story started to unfold I found it hard to move away from. The concept of forgiveness is one that has always fascinated meContinue reading “Forgive Me by Susan Lewis.”

When I Come Home Again by Caroline Scott

Published: 29th October 2020 Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 978-1471192173 This was an exquisite, slow-paced, historical novel that moved me so much. It was a window on both individual, and collective, grief. It also explores the psychological rehabilitation process which is my day job, as a counsellor. Regular visitors to my blog will know thatContinue reading “When I Come Home Again by Caroline Scott”

Halloween Reads: The Man In The Picture by Susan Hill.

Published:11 Oct. 2007 Publisher:Profile; Main Edition ISBN: 1846680751 There are two reasons I was drawn to Susan Hill’s book The Man in the Picture. Firstly it was set in Venice, a place I love with all my heart and a great setting for spooky stories such as Daphne Du Maurier’s Don’t Look Now. I’m cheekilyContinue reading “Halloween Reads: The Man In The Picture by Susan Hill.”

Gravity Well by Marc Rahe

#RandomThingsTours #GravityWell #Poetry #BlogTour My Thoughts | I haven’t read any new poetry for a long time so I jumped at the chance to read this new collection. For me, poetry is very emotional. It’s about whether a poem connects with my feelings in some way; is the poet describing something I recognise, something I’veContinue reading “Gravity Well by Marc Rahe”

The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.

#RandomThingsTours #BlogTour #ThePeacockRoom Literary sleuth Helen Oddfellow has started her new job as a lecturer in an English Literature department of the university and is hoping for a quiet life. What she gets is anything but. When she is asked to cover a module for Professor Petrarch Greenwood she expected the students to be aContinue reading “The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.”

The Accidental Medium Series by Tracey Whitwell.

#The Accidental Medium #TheGinPalace #RandomThingsTours #BlogTour Synopsis | Tanz is living in London and still grieving her friend Frank, who died in a car crash three years ago. As acting jobs dry up, she has to find a normal job to fund her cocktail habit. When she starts work in a new age shop, TanzContinue reading “The Accidental Medium Series by Tracey Whitwell.”

Eudora Honeysett is, Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons.

#EudoraHoneysett #OneMoreChapter #OMCReadalong Published: One More Chapter Date: 17th September 2020 ISBN: 0008405387 Synopsis | Eudora Honeysett is getting tired of life. If She can choose how to live her own life, why can’t she choose how to die her own death? Eudora Honeysett is done – with all of it. Having seen first-hand whatContinue reading “Eudora Honeysett is, Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons.”

If I Could Say Goodbye by Emma Cooper.

#NetGalley #HeadlineReview #IfICouldSayGoodbye Published: 17th September 2020 Publisher: Headline Review ISBN: 1472265041 What an incredibly emotional read this was for me. I found myself having a good old cry at 4am over Jen and her family’s story. It begins when Jennifer is adopted by a childless couple and four years later gets an unexpected littleContinue reading “If I Could Say Goodbye by Emma Cooper.”

Unto This Last by Rebecca Lipkin.

#RandomThingsTours #BlogTour #UntoThisLast Publication Date: 28th August 2020 Publisher: Book Guild Publishing Ltd ISBN: 1913208826 Background and Synopsis |John Ruskin was a complicated and controversial man, mostly with regards to his relationships with young women. However, he was also a brilliant artist, important patron and critic of art and architecture. He championed the painter J.M.WContinue reading “Unto This Last by Rebecca Lipkin.”

The Second Marriage by Gill Paul.

#RandomThingsTours #TheSecondMarriage #BlogTour @gillpaulAUTHOR Published in UK: 24th August 2020 Publisher: Avon Books ASIN: B084WS53XZ Synopsis: From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Wife comes a tale of love, sacrifice and betrayal, available now. Published in the US as Jackie and Maria. JACKIE | When her first marriage ends in tragedy, Jackie Kennedy fearsContinue reading “The Second Marriage by Gill Paul.”