The Easy Way Out [review]

The Easy Way Out by Steven Amsterdam #review: thought-provoking, intriguing read @riverrunbooks @QuercusBooks


Between Sisters [review]

[Synopsis] Cassie has spent her married life doing everything right - making sure her children have the perfect life, being a devoted wife to her husband and a dutiful daughter-in-law to his mother, even when her patience has been tested. Although it has left her so exhausted that 'wine o'clock' comes a little earlier each… Continue reading Between Sisters [review]

Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery [review]

[Synopsis] It's Christmas in the Cornish coastal village of Mount Polbearne - a time for family, friends and feasting. When Polly's not creating delicious treats in the Little Beach Street bakery, she's cuddled up with her gorgeous boyfriend, Huckle. But when a storm cuts the village off from the mainland, can the villagers work together… Continue reading Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery [review]

Dark Water [review]

[Synopsis] Beneath the water the body sank rapidly. She would lie still and undisturbed for many years but above her on dry land, the nightmare was just beginning. When Detective Erika Foster receives a tip-off that key evidence for a major narcotics case was stashed in a disused quarry on the outskirts of London, she… Continue reading Dark Water [review]

WWW Wednesday [19 October 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 [19 October 2016]

Magpie Murders [review]

Title: Magpie Murders Author: Anthony Horrowitz Publisher: Orion Publishing Group [Synopsis] When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the… Continue reading Magpie Murders [review]

101 One-Dish Dinners [review]

Title: 101 One-Dish Dinners Author: Andrea Chesman Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC [Synopsis] One-dish is a winning formula for today’s busy families. In 101 One-Dish Dinners, Andrea Chesman shows off the versatility of Dutch ovens, skillets, and casserole pans. Classic baked dishes like ham and potato gratin, chicken potpie, and vegetable lasagne go head-to-head with diverse… Continue reading 101 One-Dish Dinners [review]

The Perfect Girl [review]

Title: The Perfect Girl Author: Gilly MacMillan Publisher: Little Brown Group (UK) [Synopsis] To everyone who knows her now, Zoe Maisey - child genius, musical sensation - is perfect. Yet several years ago, Zoe caused the death of three teenagers. She served her time. And now she's free. Her story begins with her giving the… Continue reading The Perfect Girl [review]

Death at the Seaside [blog tour + review]

BLOG TOUR Title: Death at the Seaside Author: Frances Brody Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group [Synopsis] Nothing ever happens in August, and tenacious sleuth Kate Shackleton deserves a break. Heading off for a long-overdue holiday to Whitby, she visits her school friend Alma who works as a fortune teller there. Kate had been looking forward… Continue reading Death at the Seaside [blog tour + review]

A Few Of My Favourite Things!

Here's a roundup of some of my favourite things from the last few months - lots of books, but also some beauty, fitness - whatever I've been loving, basically! I don't do these posts very often but I LOVE reading other people's, so I feel like I should post them a bit more regularly. [BOOK] The Empathy… Continue reading A Few Of My Favourite Things!