Rome for the Summer by Lynne Shelby #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog

Kate Harper has always loved the painting that has hung in her parents’ dining room for years, never suspecting that it is worth a fortune. When her art dealer boyfriend cheats her family out of the proceeds of the painting’s sale, she is left devastated and alone. Kate discovers that two hundred years ago, theContinue reading “Rome for the Summer by Lynne Shelby #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Secrets of Hawthorn Place by Jenni Keer #TuesdayBookBlog #MagicalRealism

When life throws Molly Butterfield a curveball, she decides to spend some time with her recently widowed granddad, Wally, at Hawthorn Place, his quirky Victorian house on the Dorset coast. But cosseted Molly struggles to look after herself, never mind her grieving granddad, until the accidental discovery of an identical Arts and Crafts house onContinue reading “The Secrets of Hawthorn Place by Jenni Keer #TuesdayBookBlog #MagicalRealism”

The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview

Lidia De Angelis has kept a low profile since Mussolini’s laws wrenched her from her childhood sweetheart. But when the Germans occupy Venice in 1943, she must flee the city to save her life. Lidia joins the partisans in the Venetian mountains, where she meets David, an English soldier fighting for the same cause. AsContinue reading “The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview”