Relativity [review + blog tour]

Title: Relativity Author: Antonia Hayes Publisher: Little Brown [Synopsis] Twelve-year-old Ethan Forsythe, an exceptionally talented boy obsessed with physics and astronomy, has been raised alone by his mother in Sydney, Australia. Claire, a former professional ballerina, has been a wonderful parent to Ethan, but he s becoming increasingly curious about his father s absence in… Continue reading Relativity [review + blog tour]

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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]

The Narrow Bed [review]

The Narrow Bed by Sophie Hannah

[Synopsis] Linzi Birrell and Rhian Douglas: murdered. Angela McCabe and Josh Norbury: murdered. A killer the police have dubbed Billy Dead Mates is killing pairs of best friends, one by one. Just before each murder, he sends his victim a small white book... Three regional police forces are working together to identify and catch Billy.… Continue reading The Narrow Bed [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]

The Winter Children [review]

[Synopsis] Behind a selfless act of kindness lies dark intentions . . . Olivia and Dan Felbeck are blissfully happy when their longed-for twins arrive after years of IVF. At the same time, they make the move to Renniston Hall, a huge, Elizabethan house that belongs to absent friends. Living rent-free in a small part… Continue reading The Winter Children [review]

The Mine [review]

The Mine by John A Heldt

[Synopsis] In May 2000, Joel Smith is a cocky, adventurous young man who sees the world as his playground. But when the college senior, days from graduation, enters an abandoned Montana mine, he discovers the price of reckless curiosity. He emerges in May 1941 with a cell phone he can't use, money he can't spend,… Continue reading The Mine [review]

Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses [review]

Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale

[Synopsis] Single mother Abbey Fuller loves her family more than anything, and doesn’t regret for a moment having had to put her dreams of being an interior designer on hold. But with her son, Max, growing up, when a friend recommends her for a small design job she jumps at the chance. How hard can… Continue reading Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses [review]

The Tea Planter’s Wife [review]

The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies

[Synopsis] Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother. But life in Ceylon is not what Gwen expected. The plantation workers are resentful, the neighbours treacherous. And there are clues to the past - a… Continue reading The Tea Planter’s Wife [review]

The Twelve Dates of Christmas – The Complete Novel [review]

The Twelve Dates of Christmas

[Synopsis] At thirty, Claudia's life is stale and the romance with long-term boyfriend, Seth, has disappeared. Determined to inject some festive spark back into their love life, Claudia and Seth go on their first date in a very long time. But when the night ends in disaster, Claudia suddenly finds herself facing life - and… Continue reading The Twelve Dates of Christmas – The Complete Novel [review]

I Know Who Did It [review]

I Know Who Did It by Steve Mosby

[Synopsis] Charlie Matheson died two years ago in a car accident. So how is a woman who bearing a startling resemblance to her claiming to be back from the dead? Detective Mark Nelson is called in investigate and hear her terrifying account of what she's endured in the 'afterlife'. Detective David Groves is a man… Continue reading I Know Who Did It [review]