The Last Days of Summer [review]

The Last Days of Summer by Vanessa Ronan

[Synopsis]   She can forgive. They can't forget. After ten years in the Huntsville State Penitentiary, Jasper Curtis returns home to live with his sister and her two daughters. Lizzie does not know who she's letting into her home: the brother she grew up loving or the monster he became. Teenage Katie distrusts this strange… Continue reading The Last Days of Summer [review]

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Scarlet Widow [review]

Scarlet Widow by Graham Masterton

[Synopsis] London, 1750: Beatrice Scarlet is the apothecary's daughter. She can mix medicines and herbs to save the lives of her neighbours - but, try as she might, she can't save the lives of her parents. An orphan at just sixteen, Beatrice marries a preacher and emigrates to America. New Hampshire, 1756: In the farming… Continue reading Scarlet Widow [review]

Reading Habits [tag]

Repurposed headboard made out of books

This tag was created by TheBookJazz, originally a video (which you can watch here) and put as a written blog post on Dreamland Book Blog! Reading Habits 1. Do you have a certain place at home for reading? 2. Bookmark or random piece of paper? 3. Can you just stop reading or do you have… Continue reading Reading Habits [tag]

WWW Wednesday [20 April 2016]

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Sam at Taking On a World of Words. Visit her blog to take a look, and get involved too if you can, even if you don't have a blog yourself- as she says, you can leave your answers in the post comments- and I'd love to see… Continue reading WWW Wednesday [20 April 2016]

The Shadow Hour [review]

[Synopsis] Nineteen twenty-two. Grace has been sent to the stately and crumbling Fenix House to follow in her grandmother's footsteps as a governess. But when she meets the house's inhabitants, people who she had only previously heard of in stories, the cracks in her grandmother's tale begin to show. Secrets appear to live in the… Continue reading The Shadow Hour [review]

The Son-in-Law [book club]

The Son In Law by Charity Norman

[Synopsis] For three years Joseph Scott has been haunted by one moment-the moment that changed his life forever. Now he is starting over, and he wants his family back more than anything. This is the story of Joseph and his wife, Zoe; of their children, Scarlet, Theo and Ben, for whom nothing will be the… Continue reading The Son-in-Law [book club]

Missing, Presumed [review]

[Synopsis] Edith Hind, the beautiful, earnest Cambridge post-grad living on the outskirts of the city has left nothing behind but a streak of blood and her coat hanging up for her boyfriend, Will, to find. The news spreads fast: to her parents, prestigious doctor Sir Ian and Lady Hind, and straight on to the police.… Continue reading Missing, Presumed [review]

WWW Wednesday [6 April 2016]

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Sam at Taking On a World of Words. Visit her blog to take a look, and get involved too if you can, even if you don't have a blog yourself- as she says, you can leave your answers in the post comments- and I'd love to see… Continue reading WWW Wednesday [6 April 2016]

Beautiful Losers [review]

Beautiful Losers - Eve Seymour

[Synopsis] Kim Slade has many admirers, but only one wants her dead. Kim Slade is a clinical psychologist specializing in young women with eating disorders. She also has someone who specializes in her: an anonymous stalker. When Kyle Stannard, a former male model with a facial disfigurement steps suddenly into her life, Kim assumes he's… Continue reading Beautiful Losers [review]