[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]
[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]
Synopsis: Boy meets girl… Alex Bradley can't help but feel that life is rather passing him by. And not just life – promotions, invitations, romance; the girl he loves only has eyes for his flatmate and his 9-5 job as the Immigration department skivvy is slowly numbing his soul. Until he meets Nadia. Girl meets… Continue reading Somewhere Only We Know: review
The Ladies of the House is a story about many things, but what stands out to me the most are the themes of longing, oppression and the unfairness of life.Synopsis:On a sweltering July day, three people are found dead in a dilapidated house in London's elegant Primrose Hill. Reading the story in a newspaper as she prepares… Continue reading The Ladies of the House – I’m glad I’m not one of them!
Firstly I hope you all had a lovely Christmas! I didn't get much time to read really but did finish the following 2 books which I really enjoyed and wanted to review for you! The Mangle Street Murders & The Curse of the House of Foskett by M.R.C Kasasian Both books seem to be set… Continue reading The Gower Street Detective series- books 1 and 2