Tales from the Hamlet: Memories of Italy by Cassandra Campbell-Kemp #TuesdayBookBlog

At the age of 61, Cassandra, a single and peripatetic Brit, was asked to pack up her house and move to Italy to take up the offer of a much-needed job. 15 months later she was made redundant, leaving her unnerved, broke and unable to return home. Her dream of a new life was rapidlyContinue reading “Tales from the Hamlet: Memories of Italy by Cassandra Campbell-Kemp #TuesdayBookBlog”

Death by Leprechaun: A Saint Patrick’s Day Murder in Dublin (Travel Can Be Murder) by Jennifer S Alderson #TuesdayBookBlog

When an old friend is arrested in Dublin, tour guide Lana Hansen will need the luck of the Irish to clear him of the crime. Lana is thrilled her friend Jeremy and his wife are on her tour to Ireland. The couple are having the time of their lives exploring the country’s rich literary andContinue reading “Death by Leprechaun: A Saint Patrick’s Day Murder in Dublin (Travel Can Be Murder) by Jennifer S Alderson #TuesdayBookBlog”

Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce #amreading #BookReview

It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist.  Enid Pretty, in her unlikely pinkContinue reading “Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce #amreading #BookReview”

One Summer in Tuscany by Domenica de Rosa #FridayReads #BookReview

Rivalries and romance in a Tuscan paradise. A relaxing writers’ retreat? If only! Perfect holiday reading from Domenica de Rosa, author of the bestselling Dr Ruth Galloway series under the name Elly Griffiths. Previously published as SUMMER SCHOOL. My Review I chose this novel because it looked like a light, entertaining read in an excitingContinue reading “One Summer in Tuscany by Domenica de Rosa #FridayReads #BookReview”