Today I have a review of The Gift. Billed as ‘a gripping Psychological Thriller, The Gift is the second novel from Louise Jensen.
Karen Pirie finds herself irresistibly drawn to another mystery that she has no business investigating…
What have I been doing??
Why did I not read Val McDermid books before?
Out of Bounds is the latest novel from Val McDermid, published early this year by Little, Brown Book Group.
Having heard only all positive reviews, here was a book I was so looking forward to getting my teeth into and it certainly did not disappoint….
Please continue reading for my thoughts….
‘A teenage girl is missing. Is your daughter involved, or is she next?’
Saving Sophie is the debut novel from Sam Carrington.
Just recently published in both ebook and paperback format by Avon books, I was delighted to be asked to hop on the tour bus by Kaisha Holloway aka The Writing Garnet
Please continue reading for my thoughts on Saving Sophie…
‘A loving mother.
A perfect family.
A shockwave that could shatter everything.’
The Food of Love is more than just a story. It is a frightening look at the effects of an eating disorder on the family unit.
Published by Lake Union Publishing on December 1st 2016, I was delighted to receive an advanced copy for review.
Please read on for my thoughts on this truly wonderful book…
The Devil You Know is the first book I have read by writer Terry Tyler.
Published in October 2016, The Devil You Know is currently available in ebook format. Described as ‘a character-driven psychological drama that will keep you guessing until the very end‘, I wanted to find out more!!
Please read on for my thoughts…
‘This is a story that begins with a barbecue’
Due to the fact that I have so many books to be read before publication date, this book kept getting moved to one side…..
I recently saw the award it received from Goodreads and immediately decided it was time to give it a heave-ho up my TBR and read it.
Truly Madly Guilty is written by Liane Moriarty and was published July 2016 by Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
I really enjoyed this book…read on to see why…
‘Curl up by the fire and fall in love…’
Today I have a review of my first Christmas book ever!!!!!!
I received an unexpected parcel one day from publisher Bonnier Zaffre and, to my absolute surprise, inside was a very sparkly book Christmas at Lilac Cottage. Written by well renowned author Holly Martin and originally published in ebook format by Bookouture, Christmas at Lilac Cottage is now available in paperback from Bonnier Zaffre.
I did as instructed. I curled up by the fire but did I fall in love??
Read on to find out……
The book that sent my emotions into overdrive…..
The Wacky Man by Lyn G Farrell
Published by Legend Press May 2016, following on from Lyn achieving the 2015 Luke Bitmead Bursary, The Wacky Man is described as a ‘Raw, unflinching debut novel that journeys through one girl’s abusive upbringing and the catastrophic effects this can have’
I received my copy from Lucy Chamberlain at Legend Press and will be forever thankful to her for it.
This is a very, very special novel…..read on for my very emotional thoughts..
Scared to Death is the first in a series of Crime Fiction novels written by Rachel Amphlett.
Due for release on 6th December and published by Saxon Publishing, I was lucky to get an advance copy from the author.
I joined Rachel on her blogtour (Dec 3rd), where she wrote a wonderful post on her ‘Road to Publication‘.
In the meantime, please read on for my thoughts on Scared to Death…
Today I am writing about three under-celebrated women that have featured in books I have read in recent times.
Women are very often portrayed as the victim in books and while these women had their difficulties, they fought against the norm as they strove to live their lives their way.
There are so many books in the genre of historical fiction, many I have read but never had the opportunity to review. I have picked three books that I have read, reviewed and loved, each featuring a woman who has played a part in all our history.
Please read on for my thoughts…