The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain #BookReview #ChristmasRead

Will love bloom this winter?  Freya Fuller is living her dream, working as a live-in gardener on a beautiful Suffolk estate. But when the owner dies, Freya finds herself forced out of her job and her home with nowhere to go. However, with luck on her side, she’s soon moving to Nightingale Square and helpingContinue reading “The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain #BookReview #ChristmasRead”

The Fair Botanists by Sara Sheridan #BookReview

Could one rare plant hold the key to a thousand riches? It’s the summer of 1822 and Edinburgh is abuzz with rumours of King George IV’s impending visit. In botanical circles, however, a different kind of excitement has gripped the city. In the newly installed Botanic Garden, the Agave Americana plant looks set to flowerContinue reading “The Fair Botanists by Sara Sheridan #BookReview”

Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

Living at Fox Farm, with its cosy café and charming pottery workshop, is a dream come true for thirty-one-year-old Daisy. The kindly owner, Jean, and the close-knit village feel like the family Daisy has never had. She’s been looking forward to finally having people to buy gifts for and to share cookies with in frontContinue reading “Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce #amreading #BookReview

It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist.  Enid Pretty, in her unlikely pinkContinue reading “Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce #amreading #BookReview”