Monthly Archives: January 2018

Are you an ‘avid’ reader?

With just slightly over 100 titles read in 2017, I consider myself to be an avid reader.  I know that some book bloggers read WAY more books than that, but still… I consider myself an avid reader. My husband thinks … Continue reading

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“Lie with me” by Sabine Durrant – Book Review

“Oh what a tangled web we weave; When first we practice to deceive…” Paul Morris is not a likeable man. In his early forties, a shallow, vain, unmarried, commitment-phobe, he tells so many lies, even HE cannot discern the truth sometimes. … Continue reading

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Series to Savour 9 – Elizabeth George’s Lynley mysteries

Long before they were televised, I was a staunch follower of the Lynley mysteries, though, in my mind, they were the Simon St. James mysteries as his character stood out in the early novels in the series.  I read them as … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 47 – Matches

They say you can never have a second chance to make a good first impression. A book’s cover does just that – gives a first impression. A good cover can make a reader pick up a book. A bad cover … Continue reading

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“Keep her safe” by Richard Parker – Book Review

How far would you go to protect your child?“Keep her safe” is a novel told over ONE tension-packed, adrenaline-filled winter night. It is the story of two women, both single mothers, who are desperate. Why? Someone known to  them only … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Jan. 25, 2018 (an old favorite recommended)

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favorites. This week I’ve chosen “Beside myself” by Ann Morgan for my Throwback Thursday post. It was first published in January of 2016 and was, for … Continue reading

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#CoverReveal – “Underwater breathing” by Cassandra Parkin

Legend Press are delighted to be publishing Underwater Breathing by Cassandra Parkin on May 3rd, 2018. AND… I am delighted to say that I have added this title to my TBR.  Just read the blurb and you might want to add it … Continue reading

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“The golden hour” by T. Greenwood – Book Review

I’ll readily admit that the reason for choosing this novel was the stunning cover.  Then, when I realized that it was largely set on an island in Maine, the decision was made. Wyn Davies is a thirty-three year-old artist. She … Continue reading

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“The chalk man” by C.J. Tudor – Book Review

This debut novel took me by surprise.  I didn’t know what to think going in. The title leads you to believe it is a ‘serial killer’ novel (it is NOT), and my fellow book bloggers seemed to either love it … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday (an old favorite recommended)

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favorites. This week I’ve chosen “Ordinary grace” by William Kent Krueger for my Throwback Thursday post. It was first published in 2013 and was, for me, a memorable read. With busy lives to … Continue reading

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