A Guide On How To Be Funny [guest post]

Today I have a guest post from author of Heat on the Street, Julian Wilkes! He's giving us some great tips on 'how to be funny' - or not! It's definitely worth a read! 🙂 A GUIDE ON HOW TO BE FUNNY Being funny isn’t easy. People laugh at you and sometimes with, the problem… Continue reading A Guide On How To Be Funny [guest post]


The Empathy Problem [review]

[Synopsis] Driven by money, power and success, Gabriel has worked ruthlessly to get to the very top of the banking game. He's not going to let the inconvenience of a terminal brain tumour get in his way. But the tumour has other ideas. As it grows, it appears to be doing strange things to Gabriel's… Continue reading The Empathy Problem [review]

WWW Wednesday [21 September 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… Continue reading WWW Wednesday [21 September 2016]

Taste of Persia [review]

[Synopsis] Though the countries in the Persian culinary region are home to diverse religions, cultures, languages, and politics, they are linked by beguiling food traditions and a love for the fresh and the tart. Color and spark come from ripe red pomegranates, golden saffron threads, and the fresh herbs served at every meal. Grilled kebabs,… Continue reading Taste of Persia [review]

Local Girl Missing [review]

[Synopsis] Twenty years ago 21-year-old Sophie Collier vanishes one night. She leaves nothing behind but a trainer on the old pier - and a hole in the heart of her best friend Francesca. Now A body's been found. And Francesca's drawn back to the seaside town she's tried to forget. Perhaps the truth of what… Continue reading Local Girl Missing [review]

Truly Madly Guilty [review]

[Synopsis] Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong? Sam and Clementine have a wonderful, albeit, busy life: they have two little girls, Sam has just started a new dream job, and Clementine, a cellist, is busy preparing for the audition of a lifetime.… Continue reading Truly Madly Guilty [review]

The Last One [review]

[Synopsis] Survival is the name of the game as the line blurs between reality TV and reality itself in Alexandra Oliva’s fast-paced novel of suspense. She wanted an adventure. She never imagined it would go this far. It begins with a reality TV show. Twelve contestants are sent into the woods to face challenges that… Continue reading The Last One [review]

The Woman in Cabin 10 [review]

The Girl in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware

[Synopsis] In this tightly wound story, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and… Continue reading The Woman in Cabin 10 [review]

Black Water Lilies [review]

Black Water Lillies by Michel Bussi

[Synopsis] Giverny. During the day, the home of the famous artist Claude Monet and the gardens where he painted his waterlilies. But once the tourists have gone, there is a darker side to the peaceful French village. This is the story of thirteen days that begin with one murder and end with another. Jérôme Morval,… Continue reading Black Water Lilies [review]