Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog

Harry Barnett is a middle-aged failure. Leading a shabby existence in the shadow of a past disgrace, he is reduced to caretaking a friend’s villa on the island of Rhodes and working in a bar to earn his keep. Then a guest at the villa – a young woman he had instantly and innocently warmedContinue reading “Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog”

Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a child. Hours later, the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. IsContinue reading “Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview”

Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives

A shaft of dust-laden sunshine lights up the planes of her small cat-like face with its pale hair and sea-green eyes that catch and hold the light. Once more I have explored the sordid streets of mid-Victorian London to follow the investigations of the determined team of police detectives, Stride, Cully and Greig. Carol HedgesContinue reading “Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives”

Out of the London Mist by Lyssa Medana #RBRT #BookReview

When news of his brother’s murder reached him, aether pilot John Farnley raced back to his old family home.While he comforts his bereaved sister-in-law, and tries to sort the family business and holdings, he also wonders why his brother, Lord Nicholas Farnley, had ventured into the cramped streets of the East End of London whereContinue reading “Out of the London Mist by Lyssa Medana #RBRT #BookReview”

Rags of Time by Michael Ward #BookReview #HistFic

London  1639. Thomas Tallant, a young and ambitious Spice Merchant, returns from India to find his city in turmoil.  A bitter struggle is brewing between King Charles I and Parliament, as England slides into civil war. The capital is simmering with dissent. The conflict is ready to boil over. But Thomas soon has other troublesContinue reading “Rags of Time by Michael Ward #BookReview #HistFic”

Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease

Listed Dead now available on Amazon UK November 1940. The Battle of Britain has ended and the horror of the Blitz is reaching its height when two deaths on the Sussex Downs bring Bunch Courtney and Chief Inspector Wright together once more. What could possibly link a fatal car crash with the corpse dumped in aContinue reading “Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease”

The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback

When Esme Quentin is engaged to research the history of an ancient mill owned by her client, Anna Brannock, she stumbles upon a bitter family feud, tales of witchcraft and a century-old allegation of murder. ​As Esme digs deeper, the past begins to converge on the present, when Anna becomes the target of a disturbingContinue reading “The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback”

The Tea Planter’s Club by Ann Bennett #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlog

From award-winning author Ann Bennett, comes a heart-breaking story of love and loss set in World War 2 Burma. In 1980, Edith Mayhew, proprietor of the Tea Planter’s Club in Calcutta, is preparing to sell up after years of decline. She thinks back to 1942 when her sister Betty vanished having fled over the mountainsContinue reading “The Tea Planter’s Club by Ann Bennett #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlog”

A Mountain of Memories by ChristineCampbell #Historical fiction #Mystery #Romance

  A childhood trip from Edinburgh to explore Caitlin’s family’s history results in tragedy on a mountainside above the village of Kinlochleven. As an adult she is still affected by the events that took place there, though most of her memories of that day were lost as a result of its trauma. Over a centuryContinue reading “A Mountain of Memories by ChristineCampbell #Historical fiction #Mystery #Romance”

The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview

Morton Farrier, the esteemed English forensic genealogist, had cleared a space in his busy schedule to track down his own elusive father finally. But he is then presented with a case that challenges his research skills in his quest to find the killer of a woman murdered more than one hundred and eighty years ago.Continue reading “The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview”