Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine #BookReview

It is the women who are keepers of tales. Atmospheric, intoxicating and filled with intrigue, this sweeping novel is an epic story spanning the centuries, that links three women together across history. Libby Snow spent her childhood hearing stories and legends from long ago. Now an archaeologist, her job is to dig deeper into theContinue reading “Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine #BookReview”

The Last Correspondent by Soraya M Lane

When journalist Ella Franks is unmasked as a woman writing under a male pseudonym, she loses her job. But having risked everything to write, she refuses to be silenced and leaps at the chance to become a correspondent in war-torn France. Already entrenched in the thoroughly male arena of war reporting is feisty American photojournalistContinue reading “The Last Correspondent by Soraya M Lane”

The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce #BookReview

1988. Frank owns a music shop. It is jam-packed with records of every speed, size and genre. Day after day he finds his customers the music they need. Then Ilse Brauchmann walks into his life, asking Frank to teach her about music. He is drawn to this strangely still, mysterious woman with her pea-green coatContinue reading “The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce #BookReview”

The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey #BookReview

1925. The war is over and a new generation is coming of age, keen to put the trauma of the previous one behind them. Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing whose life is dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure; to parties and drinking and staying just the right side of scandal. Lawrence Weston isContinue reading “The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey #BookReview”

The Little Shop in Cornwall by Helen Pollard #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

It’s been two years since Claudia arrived on the beautifully rugged Cornish coast with nothing but a suitcase to her name. She’d walked out on the husband who had never loved her, ditched the corporate job she’d never wanted and vowed that no gym membership card would come within ten feet of her ever again.Continue reading “The Little Shop in Cornwall by Helen Pollard #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

The Amulet by Ann Bennett #NewRelease

I was thrilled to hear that one of my favourite authors has written another novel set in the East. A heart-breaking novel of love and loss set in WW2 Singapore My Review This time-slip novel, set in Singapore, moves between the experiences of Lara in 2000 and those of her Malay grandmother, Suria, during theContinue reading “The Amulet by Ann Bennett #NewRelease”