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”

Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier #BookReview

One man’s escape from a humdrum life in search of passion and spontaneity. Night Train to Lisbon tells the story of mild-mannered, middle-aged Classics scholar Raimund Gregorius. When, one afternoon, he walks out of his class while in the middle of giving a lesson, his uncharacteristic impulsiveness surprises him as much as his students. ThisContinue reading “Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier #BookReview”

The Lifeline by Deborah Swift #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlog

1942, Nazi-occupied Norway Schoolteacher Astrid Dahl has always kept out of trouble. But when she is told to teach the fascist Nazi curriculum, she refuses and starts a teacher’s rebellion, persuading eight thousand teachers to go on strike.  The Germans arrest her, and terrified of what punishment her trial might bring, she is forced toContinue reading “The Lifeline by Deborah Swift #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlog”

A Borrowed Past by Juliette Lawson #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

What would you do if you discovered your whole life was built on a lie? Escape into William’s journey of discovery, love and loss in the first book of the Seaton Carew Sagas series. A Borrowed Past is a historical saga for anyone who’s ever felt that they don’t belong. Growing up in a seasideContinue reading “A Borrowed Past by Juliette Lawson #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

Beneath a Starless Sky by Tessa Harris #BookReview

Munich 1930: Smoke filled the air. Lilli Sternberg’s quickening heart sounded an alarm as she rounded the street corner. Lifting her gaze to the rooftops, a roaring blaze of thick flames engulfed the side of the building and joined the stars to fill the black sky. Her father’s shop was no more. Lilli Sternberg longsContinue reading “Beneath a Starless Sky by Tessa Harris #BookReview”

High Wire in Nuala by Harriet Steel #BookReview

Much to the delight of the locals, a colourful Russian circus rolls into Nuala, but the fun ends abruptly when, on the opening night, a tragic accident takes place. Shanti de Silva and his wife, Jane are among the crowd to witness the accident. Or was it an accident? Inspector de Silva senses murder, andContinue reading “High Wire in Nuala by Harriet Steel #BookReview”