Journey to Paradise by Paula Greenlees #FridayReads #Singapore #1949

Singapore, 1949. When Miranda steps onto the pier with her husband Gerry she hopes that their move will bring the fresh start she needs and a chance to heal the scars from her past. Gerry’s role at the British foreign office affords them a beautiful house and invites the best parties in town. But theirContinue reading “Journey to Paradise by Paula Greenlees #FridayReads #Singapore #1949”

The Fair Botanists by Sara Sheridan #BookReview

Could one rare plant hold the key to a thousand riches? It’s the summer of 1822 and Edinburgh is abuzz with rumours of King George IV’s impending visit. In botanical circles, however, a different kind of excitement has gripped the city. In the newly installed Botanic Garden, the Agave Americana plant looks set to flowerContinue reading “The Fair Botanists by Sara Sheridan #BookReview”

Their Finest by Lissa Evans #BookReview

In a man’s world, it’s up to Catrin Cole to lift the spirits of a nation… It’s 1940. In a small advertising agency in Soho, Catrin writes snappy lines for Vida Elastic and So-Bee-Fee gravy browning. But the country is in peril, all skills are transferable and there’s a place in the war effort forContinue reading “Their Finest by Lissa Evans #BookReview”

Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

A TALE OF GLAMOUR, INTRIGUE AND DESIRE ABOUT A YOUNG WOMAN’S ASTONISHING JOURNEY TO A NEW LIFE IN AUSTRALIA AT THE BRINK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR England, September 1939 Lily Shepherd boards a cruise liner for a new life in Australia and is plunged into a world of cocktails, jazz and glamorous friends. ButContinue reading “Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”