Tag Archives: England

“Secrets At The Last House Before The Sea” by Liz Eeles – Book Review

With a stunning setting, empathetic characters, and a myriad of secrets, this warm-hearted romance novel ticked all the boxes. I mean, with a place called Heaven’s Cove, how could it not? The ramshackle old Driftwood House high on the hill … Continue reading

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“How To Find Love In A Bookshop” by Veronica Henry – Book Review

It’s the season of love, so, on Valentine’s Day I thought I’d read a love story for a change. In a word… this one was delightful! Authentic, empathetic characters, a beautiful Cotswold village setting, love, music, and books… what’s not … Continue reading

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“Fatal Secrets” by Anita Waller – Book Review

What a cracking beginning to a new crime series! With likeable characters, a fast-paced plot, and an interesting storyline, “Fatal Secrets” is a winner! Set in Sheffield, this crime thriller features members of the South Yorkshire Police. It has a … Continue reading

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“Maureen” by Rachel Joyce – Book Review

As one of the millions of readers around the world who read and loved “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” and “The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey“, it was a no-brainer that I would read “Maureen“, a novella that … Continue reading

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“The Chamber And The Cross” by Lisa K. Shapiro and Deborah K. Reed – Book Review

This book has its own website with some stunning photographs! https://www.thechamberandthecross.com/ Anyone who enjoys a dual timeline novel packed with authentic historical detail needs to read this book. With one part rooted in the present and the other (the bulk … Continue reading

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“The Skeleton Key” by Erin Kelly – Book Review

Nell Churcher is the protagonist of the story. She lives in London, on a narrowboat without a permanent mooring. She shares her humble abode with fifteen year old Billie, who is the daughter of Nell’s former boyfriend. Despite her affluent … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – January 3, 2023 #NewBook #FatalSecrets @anitamayw #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @BoldwoodBooks

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Boldwood Books via NetGalley and I’ll be reading it … Continue reading

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“The Vanishing Tide” by Hilary Tailor – Book Review

“It was the burden of the living that they would be left with questions only the dead could answer.” “Secrets only stacked up so high until they toppled and spilled.” Astrid – has recently passed away. She was only sixty-nine … Continue reading

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“The Hiker” by M.J. Ford – Book Review

This is my first time reading the work of M.J. Ford and “The Hiker” has guaranteed that I will be on the lookout for more by this author. The pace was perfect, just fast enough that you wanted to keep … Continue reading

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“The Vanishing of Margaret Small” by Neil Alexander – Book Review

At times a heart-wrenching read, “The Vanishing of Margaret Small” was an astounding debut novel. Based upon interviews with ‘people with learning disabilities’, the author has created a fictionalized tribute to those people, while also reminding us of the dire … Continue reading

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