The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback

When Esme Quentin is engaged to research the history of an ancient mill owned by her client, Anna Brannock, she stumbles upon a bitter family feud, tales of witchcraft and a century-old allegation of murder. ​As Esme digs deeper, the past begins to converge on the present, when Anna becomes the target of a disturbingContinue reading “The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback”

The Detour: A road trip with my mom, her pug and a 1986 Volvo by Jennifer Ammoscato #BookReview #RBRT

Michael Garland’s is so good at getting lost that the thirty-year old coder lives an almost virtual life. He works from home, shops exclusively online—and does not drive. The poor man is shocked to discover his mother’s last wish is that he bring her ashes in the old family Volvo from San Francisco to herContinue reading “The Detour: A road trip with my mom, her pug and a 1986 Volvo by Jennifer Ammoscato #BookReview #RBRT”

Art & Soul by Claire Huston #BookReview #RBRT #Romance

A heart-warming, uplifting romance served with a generous slice of cake. There’s no problem Becky Watson can’t fix. Except her own love life… The best romance is one which grows out of friendship, but will Becky Watson ever find common ground with morose, grumpy artist, Charlie Handren?  Becky is returning to her job as aContinue reading “Art & Soul by Claire Huston #BookReview #RBRT #Romance”

Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog

A Mother’s Day trip to the Netherlands turns deadly when a guest plummets from a windmill. Was it an accident or a murder? For Lana Hansen, the answer will mean freedom or imprisonment for someone close to her… Wanderlust Tours guide Lana Hansen and her mother, Gillian, haven’t seen eye to eye in over aContinue reading “Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog”

Miss Tavistock’s Mistake by Linore Rose Burkard #RegencyRomance #RBRT

Young Miss Tavistock is promised in marriage to Captain Rempeare by the wish of her dearly departed papa. But the captain’s been at sea for a decade. When she finally meets him, tempestuous sparks fly, and she impulsively adopts a daring false identity. Going by “Lady X,” she vows never to marry such an infuriatingContinue reading “Miss Tavistock’s Mistake by Linore Rose Burkard #RegencyRomance #RBRT”

Different Class by Joanne Harris #BookReview #PsychologicalThriller

I chose this book because I had enjoyed Gentlemen and Players many years ago and this sequel takes place a year later in the same location, St Oswald’s Grammar School. Roy Straitley, an old-fashioned Latin Master is teaching his 35th year at the school and he has no desire for any other life.  Nicknamed QuazContinue reading “Different Class by Joanne Harris #BookReview #PsychologicalThriller”

Blackthorn by Terry Tyler #NewRelease #BookReview #Post-apocalypse

  The UK, year 2139. One hundred and fifteen years ago, a mysterious virus wiped out ninety-five per cent of humanity. Blackthorn, the largest settlement in England, rose from the ashes of the devastated old world. It is a troubled city, where the workers live in crude shacks, and make do with the worst ofContinue reading “Blackthorn by Terry Tyler #NewRelease #BookReview #Post-apocalypse”

Jigsaw Pieces by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog #YA

‘He had been part of my everyday life. I hadn’t liked him much, nobody had liked him much, but he’d been there. Now, I’d never see him again.’ This week I chose a book which many people have read several years ago.  I am an ardent fan of the Victorian detective stories of Carol Hedges,Continue reading “Jigsaw Pieces by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog #YA”

Perfect by Rachel Joyce #BookReview

Only when the clock stops does time come to life Summer, 1972: In the claustrophobic heat, eleven-year-old Byron and his friend begin ‘Operation Perfect’, a hapless mission to rescue Byron’s mother from impending crisis. Winter, present day: As frost creeps across the moor, Jim cleans tables in the local café, a solitary figure struggling withContinue reading “Perfect by Rachel Joyce #BookReview”

The White Hornet: Sword and Steampunk (The Viper and the Urchin Book 5) by Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease

A city of snow and wind. A logistical nightmare when running a mission… …or an opportunity to explore new sartorial delights? Rory has faced many challenges in her time, but none quite so frustrating as mastering the art of walking in a corset and bustle. She has to pass herself off as a wealthy heiressContinue reading “The White Hornet: Sword and Steampunk (The Viper and the Urchin Book 5) by Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease”