Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine #BookReview

It is the women who are keepers of tales. Atmospheric, intoxicating and filled with intrigue, this sweeping novel is an epic story spanning the centuries, that links three women together across history. Libby Snow spent her childhood hearing stories and legends from long ago. Now an archaeologist, her job is to dig deeper into theContinue reading “Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine #BookReview”

Amy’s Children by Peter Davey #BookReview

The year is 1966, a crucial year in the lives of Amy and Roger Large and their family. Living in a vast, ramshackle farmhouse in the wilds of Hampshire and surviving by a combination of small-scale farming and taking in a motley assortment of lodgers, their rural lives may seem idyllic to some. But pressuresContinue reading “Amy’s Children by Peter Davey #BookReview”

The Last Correspondent by Soraya M Lane

When journalist Ella Franks is unmasked as a woman writing under a male pseudonym, she loses her job. But having risked everything to write, she refuses to be silenced and leaps at the chance to become a correspondent in war-torn France. Already entrenched in the thoroughly male arena of war reporting is feisty American photojournalistContinue reading “The Last Correspondent by Soraya M Lane”

The Other Mrs Samson by Ralph Webster #NewRelease #RBRT

Surviving two wars, sharing one husband, searching for answers. A secret compartment in a black lacquer cabinet left in an attic reveals the secrets of two incredible women: Hilda, born and raised in one of the wealthiest Jewish families in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, and Katie, whose early life in Germany is marked by tragedy andContinue reading “The Other Mrs Samson by Ralph Webster #NewRelease #RBRT”

Touched by Magic By Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease

Touched by Magic is the first book in Celine Jeanjean’s new series The Razor’s Edge Chronicles. It introduces Apiya, barber to the magical creatures of Panong. Although now that I’ve mastered the art of trimming a weretiger’s regrowth, my biggest challenge is fielding the insults of the shop’s cat. Sometimes I wish I had enoughContinue reading “Touched by Magic By Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease”

Living the Dream: in the Algarve, Portugal by Alyson Sheldrake

Could you leave everything behind and start a new life in the sun? Have you ever been on holiday abroad and wondered what it would be like to live there? Alyson and Dave Sheldrake did. They fell in love with a little fishing village in the Algarve, Portugal, and were determined to realise their dreamContinue reading “Living the Dream: in the Algarve, Portugal by Alyson Sheldrake”