Just an Odd Job Girl by Sally Cronin #TuesdayBookBlog #Review

Imogen has reached the milestone of 50, but her world has fallen apart.  After over 20 years of marriage to Peter, he has abandoned her for a younger model.  Thrown out of her lovely home, she has downsized and is hibernating.  After turning to comfort eating, she has gained several pounds so has decided toContinue reading “Just an Odd Job Girl by Sally Cronin #TuesdayBookBlog #Review”

You Wish By Terry Tyler #Bookreview

You Wish begins with an alarming prologue where a dramatic drugs raid takes place, but immediately afterwards in Chapter One we find ourselves in the warm relaxing surroundings of a Mind, Body and Spirit Fair in Norfolk. It is a book of contrasts between the hopes and yearnings of several young women and what mightContinue reading “You Wish By Terry Tyler #Bookreview”

What Tim Knows and other stories by Wendy Janes

The short stories in this book are connected to significant moments in the lives of a group of people who feature in Wendy Janes’ novel What Jennifer Knows. There is no need to have read the novel first but it certainly gave an added dimension to me. The first story, Beauty, describes the paramount needContinue reading “What Tim Knows and other stories by Wendy Janes”

The Brazilian Husband by Rebecca Powell #SundayBlogShare

This year the Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro so our eyes are focused on Brazil.  I’m aware that it is country of great beauty but also of extreme poverty with a history of political chaos so I was curious about what I would learn of the country in Rebecca Powell’s book. TheContinue reading “The Brazilian Husband by Rebecca Powell #SundayBlogShare”

The Magic Touch by Kelly Florentia

Despite its mystical title, The Magic Touch is very much set in the present day.  With text messages, Facebook and games of Candy Crush as essential tools in the storyline, it is easy for the modern reader to identify with creative heroine, 39-year-old Emma King and her long-term partner Harry.   Emma is a veryContinue reading “The Magic Touch by Kelly Florentia”

Rusty Gold by Christine Campbell

Rusty Gold is Book 3 of the stories of Mirabelle, the Reluctant Detective.  In Book 1 we had seen, Mirabelle’s daughter, Summer, choose to leave home without warning.  We followed the search for her all over Edinburgh and Mirabelle’s determination to find her daughter despite her sorrow and fears.  In the second book, Mirabelle hasContinue reading “Rusty Gold by Christine Campbell”