The Lake Palace by Ann Bennett #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlogs

India, 1944: Iris Walker, daughter of the British Political Agent in the princely state of Ranipur, is a volunteer nurse, caring for soldiers wounded fighting the Japanese on the border with Burma. One evening the maharajah invites Iris and her parents to a dinner at the Lake Palace, where she meets the enigmatic Edward Stark,Continue reading “The Lake Palace by Ann Bennett #NewRelease #TuesdayBookBlogs”

Their Finest by Lissa Evans #BookReview

In a man’s world, it’s up to Catrin Cole to lift the spirits of a nation… It’s 1940. In a small advertising agency in Soho, Catrin writes snappy lines for Vida Elastic and So-Bee-Fee gravy browning. But the country is in peril, all skills are transferable and there’s a place in the war effort forContinue reading “Their Finest by Lissa Evans #BookReview”

#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in September over six years #BookReviews

It’s the first Friday of September and and I’m using the idea of Kerry @ Chat About Books to look back at the books I was reading in September in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015. Click on the red titles to read my reviews. 2020 Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey 2019 The MagicContinue reading “#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in September over six years #BookReviews”

Out of the Mountain’s Shadow by Rose Alexander #NewRelease #BookReview

A secret from the war with the power to change one woman’s future… 1939: War has broken out, and in Albania Bekim’s family take in a Jewish family fleeing from Nazi Austria. The years of war will shape his life in unimaginable ways as Bekim grows to love Hannelore, doing everything in his power toContinue reading “Out of the Mountain’s Shadow by Rose Alexander #NewRelease #BookReview”