Cecily by Annie Garthwaite

This was a beautifully written historical novel, with layered characters and a fantastic heroine at the centre. "Rebellion?"The word is a spark. They can start a fire with it, or smother it in their fingertips.She chooses to start a fire.You are born high, but marry a traitor's son. You bear him twelve children, carry his … Continue reading Cecily by Annie Garthwaite

The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan

I've read all of Morgan's books and yet somehow, this latest one took me by surprise. I thought I knew what to expect, but this fast-paced thriller was edgy, dark and genuinely spooked me at moments. In a luxury lodge on Botswana’s sun-soaked plains, four friends reunite for a birthday celebration…THE BIRTHDAY GIRLHas it all, … Continue reading The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan

BLOG TOUR: Other Women by Jean Levy

From the very start, I had no idea what to expect from this novel. The writing style is unique, it's brusque at times, literal yet emotional, and sometimes even humorous. Sophie thought she and Jonah were happy, bringing up their small daughter together, until one summer's day, she discovers that Jonah is far from the … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Other Women by Jean Levy

BLOG TOUR: The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

I loved the setting for this book - it was atmospheric, full of heat and passion, and beautifully reflected the tense nature of the plot itself. This was intriguing, excellently written and tense throughout. Elodie was beautiful. Elodie was smart. Elodie was troubled. Elodie is dead.Sylvie hasn't been back to her crumbling French family home … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

Love in Colour by Bolu Babalola

What. A. Beautiful. Book. Bolu Babalola finds the most beautiful love stories from history and mythology and rewrites them with incredible new detail and vivacity in this debut collection. Focusing on the magical folktales of West Africa, Babalola also reimagines iconic Greek myths, ancient legends from the Middle East, and stories from countries that no … Continue reading Love in Colour by Bolu Babalola

The Other People by C. J. Tudor

This is one of the few thrillers that gave me genuine chills at times... the added slightly supernatural element gave the book an unusual and gripping edge, with characters who were difficult to trust but easy to support. She sleeps, a pale girl in a white room . . .Driving home one night, stuck behind … Continue reading The Other People by C. J. Tudor

Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams

This was a heartwarming, fun and clever rom-com which everyone would enjoy! What if you almost missed the love of your life?Nadia gets the 7.30 train every morning without fail. Well, except if she oversleeps or wakes up at her friend Emma’s after too much wine.Daniel really does get the 7.30 train every morning, which is easy … Continue reading Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams

The Heatwave by Katerina Diamond

Wow, just wow. What a twisty, gripping and clever thriller. This was hard to predict with intriguing characters and an excellent setting. One Summer. One Stranger. One Killer...Two bad things happened that summer:A stranger arrived. And the first girl disappeared.In the wake of the crime that rocked her community, Felicity fled, knowing more than she … Continue reading The Heatwave by Katerina Diamond

BLOG TOUR: The Lies You Told by Harriet Tyce

This is a suspenseful thriller with characters that highlight the fractious and dangerous nature of protective mothers... Has she left her child in the care of a killer?Sadie has moved back to London so her daughter can attend the exclusive school her domineering father has secured her a place at. It's highly sought-after and highly … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Lies You Told by Harriet Tyce

Lost You by Haylen Beck

This book was not what I expected, with an unusual plot but it was extremely gripping throughout, right until the shocking end. You're looking for your son. But she found him first.When a little boy goes missing, his mother desperately wants to find him . . . before someone else does.Libby would do anything for … Continue reading Lost You by Haylen Beck

The New Girlfriend by Sheryl Browne

This is a clever, gripping and intriguing thriller that kept me hooked throughout with characters that are hard to crack and a plot that keeps on getting more interesting... Your Secrets. Her Lies.Cassie stares at the woman on her doorstep in disbelief. Just months after losing her only son, Josh, here stands a stranger claiming to be … Continue reading The New Girlfriend by Sheryl Browne