Journey to Paradise by Paula Greenlees #FridayReads #Singapore #1949

Singapore, 1949. When Miranda steps onto the pier with her husband Gerry she hopes that their move will bring the fresh start she needs and a chance to heal the scars from her past. Gerry’s role at the British foreign office affords them a beautiful house and invites the best parties in town. But theirContinue reading “Journey to Paradise by Paula Greenlees #FridayReads #Singapore #1949”

My Top Reads 2021 ~ July to December

During the second half of this year I was able to revisit some more favourite authors. I was delighted to rediscover Carol Hedges‘ Victorian Detectives in the last volume of the series Desire & Deceit . I rediscovered Sara Sheridan, many of whose books I read about 10 years ago. Her latest novel The FairContinue reading “My Top Reads 2021 ~ July to December”

My Top Reads in 2021 ~ January to June

This year my reading included familiar favourite authors and exciting new discoveries. I was introduced to Elly Griffiths‘ Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries which combine murder investigation with archaeology as well as humour and bitter sweet relationships. Here is my review for The Crossing Places I was pleased to find the wartime books written by LissaContinue reading “My Top Reads in 2021 ~ January to June”

Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at The Winter Wonderland by Heidi Swain #TuesdayBookBlog

After calling off her engagement, Hayley, the Wynthorpe Hall housekeeper, wants nothing more than to return to her no-strings fun-loving self, avoiding any chance of future heartbreak. Little does she know, Wynbridge’s latest arrival is about to throw her plan entirely off course . . . Moving into Wynthorpe Hall to escape the town’s gossip,Continue reading “Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at The Winter Wonderland by Heidi Swain #TuesdayBookBlog”