BLOG TOUR: My Perfect Wife by Clare Boyd

This was a gripping and unusual thriller, which swaps between the perspectives of the two key women involved in a really intriguing manner. I finally have everything I ever wanted. A home with floor-to-ceiling windows, a devoted husband who dazzles everyone he meets, and two angelic children I adore. But as I watch my husband … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: My Perfect Wife by Clare Boyd

The Holdout by Graham Moore

This book had a brilliant concept, strong characters and a very engaging way of writing. One juror changed the verdict. What if she was wrong?'Ten years ago we made a decision together...'Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar fortune, vanishes on her way home from school. Her teacher, Bobby Nock, is the prime suspect. It's … Continue reading The Holdout by Graham Moore

Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

This is such a gripping book, with characters that aren't what you expect them to be and a story that's genuinely quite horrifying at times. Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the community together.So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the … Continue reading Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

BLOG TOUR: Conviction by Denise Mina

This is unique, chilling and fascinating thriller, with a strong and independent female lead who I absolutely loved. It’s just a normal morning when Anna's husband announces that he's leaving her for her best friend and taking their two daughters with him.With her safe, comfortable world shattered, Anna distracts herself with someone else's story: a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Conviction by Denise Mina

The Neighbours by Nicola Gill

This is such a cute, feel-good story, that everyone who likes strong and funny characters will enjoy. Warning - spoilers in the review below Meet Ginny, 34, and Cassie, 55. Neighbours, and (very) unlikely friends.Some women have it all. Others are thirty-four and rent a tiny flat alone because they recently found their long-term boyfriend … Continue reading The Neighbours by Nicola Gill

BLOG TOUR: The 24 Hour Cafe by Libby Page

This is a heart-warming story that goes deep into the thoughts and lives of the characters. Welcome to the café that never sleeps.Day and night, Stella's Café opens its doors to the lonely and the lost, the morning people and the night owls. It's a place where everyone is always welcome, where life can wait … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The 24 Hour Cafe by Libby Page

BLOG TOUR: The Day That Changed Everything by Catherine Miller

This is a heart-warming and emotional story exploring the meaning of family and motherhood. When you lose the love of your life, how do you find yourself again?For Tabitha, the day that changed everything started like any other.She woke up, slid her feet into fluffy slippers, wrapped herself in a dressing gown and tiptoed out of … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Day That Changed Everything by Catherine Miller

The Perfect Sister by Sheryl Browne

This was a gripping psychological thriller, with characters that were hard to predict and left the reader guessing until the end. Claire always wished for a sister. But should you be careful what you wish for?Claire has spent her whole marriage trying to be the perfect wife and mother – supporting her husband as he … Continue reading The Perfect Sister by Sheryl Browne

Followers by Megan Angelo

I felt this was a really interesting concept and I was drawn to this book by the excellent marketing and cover design, but the plot was let down by a rushed ending and lack of action. When everyone is watching you can run, but you can’t hide…2051. Marlow and her mother, Floss, have been handpicked to … Continue reading Followers by Megan Angelo

The Other Daughter by Shalini Boland

This was extremely intriguing, fast-paced, with a brilliant ending. Nine years ago her daughter was taken.And now she’s back. Two-and-a-half-year-old Holly is playing happily in a pink plastic playhouse, while her mother Rachel sips coffee and chats with a friend nearby. It should be an ordinary day for all of them. But, in the blink … Continue reading The Other Daughter by Shalini Boland

Safe House by Jo Jakeman

Full of mystery, suspense and a stormy setting, this book is intriguing throughout. The morning after a terrible storm, a woman turns up in a remote Cornish village. She calls herself Charlie, but it's a name she's only had for a few days. She keeps herself to herself, reluctant to integrate with the locals. Because … Continue reading Safe House by Jo Jakeman

Bookish Bites: Secret Service by Tom Bradby

To those who don’t really know her, Kate Henderson’s life must seem perfectly ordinary. But she is in fact a senior MI6 officer, who right now is nursing the political equivalent of a nuclear bomb. While heading up the Russia Desk of the Secret Intelligent Service, one of Kate’s undercover operations has revealed some alarming … Continue reading Bookish Bites: Secret Service by Tom Bradby