The Last Summer (The Wild Isle Series 1 ) by Karen Swan #FridayReads #BookReview

Summer on St Kilda – a wild, remote Scottish island. Two strangers from drastically different worlds meet . . . Wild-spirited Effie Gillies has lived all her life on the small island of St Kilda but when Lord Sholto, heir to the Earl of Dumfries, visits, the attraction between them is instant. For one gloriousContinue reading “The Last Summer (The Wild Isle Series 1 ) by Karen Swan #FridayReads #BookReview”

The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffths #FridayReads #BookReview

The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition should absolutely not be suspicious. DS Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing to concern her in carer Natalka’s account of Peggy Smith’s death. But when Natalka reveals that Peggy lied about her heart condition and that she had been sure someone was following her… And thatContinue reading “The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffths #FridayReads #BookReview”

Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus by Sandi Toksvig

“Between the Stops is a sort of a memoir, my sort. It’s about a bus trip really, because it’s my view from the Number 12 bus.” From a brief history of lady gangsters at Elephant and Castle to anecdotes about boarding school, this is the long-awaited memoir from one of Britain’s best-loved characters. Presenter ofContinue reading “Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus by Sandi Toksvig”

The Sapphire Child By Janet MacLeod Trotter #BookReview #FridayReads

In the dying days of the Raj, can paths divided by time and circumstance ever find each other again? In 1930s Northern India, childhood friends Stella and Andrew have grown up together in the orbit of the majestic Raj Hotel. Spirited Stella has always had a soft spot for boisterous Andrew, though she dreams ofContinue reading “The Sapphire Child By Janet MacLeod Trotter #BookReview #FridayReads”