The Midnight Library by Matt Haig #BookReview

Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books inContinue reading “The Midnight Library by Matt Haig #BookReview”

Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a child. Hours later, the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. IsContinue reading “Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview”

Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease

Listed Dead now available on Amazon UK November 1940. The Battle of Britain has ended and the horror of the Blitz is reaching its height when two deaths on the Sussex Downs bring Bunch Courtney and Chief Inspector Wright together once more. What could possibly link a fatal car crash with the corpse dumped in aContinue reading “Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease”

Fair as a Star by Mimi Matthews (Victorian Romantics Book 1) #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease

A Secret Burden… After a mysterious sojourn in Paris, Beryl Burnham has returned home to the village of Shepton Worthy ready to resume the life she left behind. Betrothed to the wealthy Sir Henry Rivenhall, she has no reason to be unhappy–or so people keep reminding her. But Beryl’s life isn’t as perfect as everyoneContinue reading “Fair as a Star by Mimi Matthews (Victorian Romantics Book 1) #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease”

Rosie’s Book Review Team ~ 6 years old #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

2014 was a special year for me. I had started my social history blog and I was a busy volunteer setting up an exhibition in our local Workhouse on its time as a World War One Hospital. We had bought a holiday home in Portugal and travelled to and fro, several times during the year.Continue reading “Rosie’s Book Review Team ~ 6 years old #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

The Detour: A road trip with my mom, her pug and a 1986 Volvo by Jennifer Ammoscato #BookReview #RBRT

Michael Garland’s is so good at getting lost that the thirty-year old coder lives an almost virtual life. He works from home, shops exclusively online—and does not drive. The poor man is shocked to discover his mother’s last wish is that he bring her ashes in the old family Volvo from San Francisco to herContinue reading “The Detour: A road trip with my mom, her pug and a 1986 Volvo by Jennifer Ammoscato #BookReview #RBRT”

The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview

Morton Farrier, the esteemed English forensic genealogist, had cleared a space in his busy schedule to track down his own elusive father finally. But he is then presented with a case that challenges his research skills in his quest to find the killer of a woman murdered more than one hundred and eighty years ago.Continue reading “The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview”

Art & Soul by Claire Huston #BookReview #RBRT #Romance

A heart-warming, uplifting romance served with a generous slice of cake. There’s no problem Becky Watson can’t fix. Except her own love life… The best romance is one which grows out of friendship, but will Becky Watson ever find common ground with morose, grumpy artist, Charlie Handren?  Becky is returning to her job as aContinue reading “Art & Soul by Claire Huston #BookReview #RBRT #Romance”

Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog

A Mother’s Day trip to the Netherlands turns deadly when a guest plummets from a windmill. Was it an accident or a murder? For Lana Hansen, the answer will mean freedom or imprisonment for someone close to her… Wanderlust Tours guide Lana Hansen and her mother, Gillian, haven’t seen eye to eye in over aContinue reading “Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Quiet Side of Paradise by Alexander Mccall Smith #FridayReads #BookReview

I have read most, though not all, of the Isabel Dalhousie books by Alexander McCall Smith.  Isabel is a philosopher living in a beautiful Georgian house in Edinburgh she had inherited from her father.  She is Editor of the Review of Applied Ethics – which addresses such questions as ‘Truth telling in sexual relationships’ andContinue reading “The Quiet Side of Paradise by Alexander Mccall Smith #FridayReads #BookReview”