Tag Archives: stand-alone novels

Teaser Tuesday – May 17, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheCompanion @LesleyjmThomson @HoZ_Books

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday May 17, 2022 I … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – May 10, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheFoundling @annleary @simonschuster @ScribnerBooks @msrucci

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday May 10, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Beloved Girls” by Harriet Evans – Book Review

2018 –  Catherine Christophe is 47 years old and works as a very successful barrister in London. She is a workaholic, is happily married and is the mother of two teenage children. Catherine seems haunted by a mysterious event from … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – May 3, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #IrisInTheDark @ElissaDickey @LUAuthors

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday May 3, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“Unsettled Ground” by Claire Fuller – Book Review

“It is hard to rewrite your own history”. Jeannie and Julius Seeder are twins who live in rural isolation deep in the heart of Oxfordshire. Their music is their solace. Julius does go out to work doing odd jobs and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “Death Of A Mermaid” by Lesley Thomson #BookReview #ThrowbackThursday #CrimeFiction @LesleyjmThomson

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk (who seems to be taking a blogging hiatus). She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, … Continue reading

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“Watch Out For Her” by Samantha M. Bailey – Book Review

“Everyone has parts of themselves they’re ashamed of, that they hide. Desperate people do desperate things. Not always on purpose. But sometimes.” Holly Monroe – a twenty-two year old med student who comes from a prestigious family who own a … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – April 19, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheBelovedGirls @HarrietEvans @GrandCentralPub

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday April 19, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“Ellie And The Harpmaker” by Hazel Prior – Book Review

Ellie Jacobs – Before her marriage to Clive, Ellie was a librarian, but now she is a housewife. She has little in the way of self esteem due to a fraught relationship with her mother. With no children to care … Continue reading

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“Mrs. England” by Stacey Halls – Book Review

Ruby May is a Norland Nanny, the most prestigious pedigree a nanny can attain. When her employers decide to emigrate to the United States, she declines the offer to go with them and seeks another post. The new post she … Continue reading

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“Lacie’s Secrets” by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist – Book Review

Villa Magna – a beautiful gothic, stone mansion atop a cliff in Maine overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. With a swimming pool, tennis courts, and myriad rooms with secret passages, this house would be my ideal…. only this house has a … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – April 5, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #WatchOutForHer @SimonBooks @sbaileybooks #Thriller @SimonSchusterCA

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday April 5, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Younger Wife” by Sally Hepworth – Book Review

“Perhaps the very worst people still had some good in them. And perhaps the very best had some bad.” This book goes back and forth between the Wedding Day and how the story leads up to that event. Stephen Aston … Continue reading

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“The Marsh House” by Zoë Somerville – Book Review

Malorie 1962 – escaping London and an unfaithful husband, Malorie has rented a dilapidated house on a Norfolk marsh. The house was in a photograph that Malorie’s mother gave her – at the behest of her father. It is just … Continue reading

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“Quicksand Of Memory” by Michael J. Malone – Book Review

Luke – lost his beloved partner, Lisa, to cancer. Now he is raising Lisa’s six-year-old son Nathan on his own, with the occasional help of Lisa’s mother, Gemma. He adores the boy. Luke is an ex-con. He served time for … Continue reading

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