The Wrecking Storm (Thomas Tallant Mysteries Book 2) by Michael Ward #FridayReads

1641.  London. The poisonous dispute pushing King Charles and Parliament towards Civil War is reaching the point of no return. Law and order in the city are collapsing as Puritan radicals demand more concessions from the King. Bishops and lords are attacked in the streets as the Apprentice Boys run amok. Criminal gangs use theContinue reading “The Wrecking Storm (Thomas Tallant Mysteries Book 2) by Michael Ward #FridayReads”

#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in May over 5 years #BookReviews

It’s the first Friday of May and I’m using the idea of Kerry @ Chat About Books to look back at the books I was reading in May in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016. Click on the red titles to read my reviews. 2020 A Song for Summer by Eva Ibbotson 2019 The Sapphire Widow byContinue reading “#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in May over 5 years #BookReviews”

Runaway by Peter May #BookReview #FridayReads

FIVE DREAMS OF FAME Glasgow, 1965. Jack Mackay dares not imagine a life of predictability and routine. The headstrong seventeen-year-old has one thing on his mind – London – and successfully convinces his four friends, and fellow band mates, to join him in abandoning their homes to pursue a goal of musical stardom. FIVE DECADESContinue reading “Runaway by Peter May #BookReview #FridayReads”

The Lake Pavilion by Ann Bennett #NewRelease

India 1935: Amelia Collins, a missionary’s daughter, left destitute by the death of her parents, leaves their home in the Himalayan foothills to find work in Darjeeling. There she meets District Officer Reginald Holden, a powerful older man, who spirits her away from poverty and prejudice to start a new life as his wife inContinue reading “The Lake Pavilion by Ann Bennett #NewRelease”