Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday”

The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd

The Poisoned Island is Otaheite, or Tahiti as we know it better, in the year 1769, but the story moves quickly on to the River Thames in 1812 where the ship “Solander” returns from the paradise of Otaheite, with hundreds of plants carefully preserved  by Captain Hopkins for delivery to Sir Joseph Banks, the famousContinue reading “The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd”

Honour and Obey by Carol Hedges

Do you want to find yourself walking the streets of Victorian London on a night of “relentless rain” seeing people hurrying back to their semi-detached villas and tiny hovels, a place where evil and kindness stand side by side?   Then this is the book for you. “Honour and Obey” is packed with richly drawn charactersContinue reading “Honour and Obey by Carol Hedges”