The Primrose Path [review]

The Primrose Path by Rebecca Griffiths

[Synopsis] As a teenager, Sarah D'Villez famously escaped a man who abducted and held her hostage for eleven days. The case became notorious, with Sarah's face splashed across the front of every newspaper in the country. Seventeen years later, Sarah's attempt to build a normal life for herself in London has failed. When she hears… Continue reading The Primrose Path [review]

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Only Ever You [review]

Only Ever You by Rebecca Drake

[Synopsis] Jill Lassiter’s three-year-old daughter disappears from a playground only to return after 40 frantic minutes, but her mother’s relief is short-lived–there’s a tiny puncture mark on Sophia’s arm. When doctors can find no trace of drugs in her system, Jill accepts she’ll never know what happened, but at least her child is safe. Except… Continue reading Only Ever You [review]

Flawed [review]

Flawed by Cecilia Ahern

[Synopsis] You will be punished… Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine encounters a situation where she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule and now faces life-changing repercussions. She could… Continue reading Flawed [review]

WWW Wednesday [25 May 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 [25 May 2016]

Everyone Brave is Forgiven [review]

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

[Synopsis] From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London. It’s 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood political family by volunteering for… Continue reading Everyone Brave is Forgiven [review]

The Weekend Wives [review]

The Weekend Wives by Christina Hopkinson

[Synopsis] Weekend wife n. 1 a wife whose husband works away and only comes home at the weekends. 2 a wife who misses her husband when he's gone, but wants him gone when he's at home. Emily's vision of country life was building dens with the children, walking a glossy hound and cosy nights in… Continue reading The Weekend Wives [review]

The People v O.J. Simpson [review]

[Synopsis] Called by The Wall Street Journal "the pick of the litter" among books on the O.J. Simpson criminal trial, this is the definitive commentary on the most famous trial of this century. [My Review] Everyone – unless you never used to follow current affairs back in the 90's or you've very young- remembers the… Continue reading The People v O.J. Simpson [review]

Black Eyed Susans [review]

[Synopsis] As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones, with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving “Black-Eyed Susan,” the nickname given to the murder victims because of the yellow carpet… Continue reading Black Eyed Susans [review]

Keep You Close [review]

Keep You Close by Lucie Whitehouse

[Synopsis] When the artist Marianne Glass falls to her death, everyone insists it was a tragic accident. Yet Rowan Winter, once her closest friend, suspects there is more to the story. Ever since she was young, Marianne had paralyzing vertigo. She would never have gone so close to the roof's edge. Marianne -- and the… Continue reading Keep You Close [review]