A High Mortality of Doves (Albert Lincoln Book 1) by Kate Ellis #TuesdayBookBlog

1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four years of war. Just when the village has begun to regain its tranquillity, a young girl, Myrtle Bligh, is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove – a bird of peace. When two more women are foundContinue reading “A High Mortality of Doves (Albert Lincoln Book 1) by Kate Ellis #TuesdayBookBlog”

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 Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies #TuesdayBookBlog #WorldWarTwo

ONE WAR. TWO WOMEN. WILL THEY BE ABLE TO SAVE THE ONES THEY LOVE? In 1943, Contessa Sofia de’ Corsi’s peaceful Tuscan villa among the olive groves is upturned by the sudden arrival of German soldiers. Desperate to fight back, she agrees to shelter a wounded British radio engineer in her home, keeping him hiddenContinue reading “The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies #TuesdayBookBlog #WorldWarTwo”

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”