The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

DS Wesley Peterson, newly arrived in the West Country town of Tradmouth, has his hands full when a child goes missing and a young woman is brutally murdered on a lonely cliff path. Then his old friend, archaeologist Neil Watson, unearths the skeletons of a woman and a newborn baby in the cellar of anContinue reading “The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

The Austen Girls by Lucy Worsley #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

Would she ever find a real-life husband? Would she even find a partner to dance with at tonight’s ball? She just didn’t know. Anna Austen has always been told she must marry rich. Her future depends upon it. While her dear cousin Fanny has a little more choice, she too is under pressure to find a suitor.Continue reading “The Austen Girls by Lucy Worsley #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview

Lidia De Angelis has kept a low profile since Mussolini’s laws wrenched her from her childhood sweetheart. But when the Germans occupy Venice in 1943, she must flee the city to save her life. Lidia joins the partisans in the Venetian mountains, where she meets David, an English soldier fighting for the same cause. AsContinue reading “The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview”

Elly Griffiths’ Brighton Mysteries: The Early Cases: Books 1 to 3 #TuesdayBookBlog

As an ardent fan of the Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries by Elly Griffiths I was slightly reluctant to start reading this series which she has set in Brighton in the early 1950s. The setting and the time appealed to me, but would these new characters meet my expectations? I decided to plunge in with aContinue reading “Elly Griffiths’ Brighton Mysteries: The Early Cases: Books 1 to 3 #TuesdayBookBlog”