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”

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”

Desire & Deceit (The Victorian Detectives Book 9) by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog

It is 1868, and the body of a young man has gone missing from the police mortuary at Scotland Yard, an event that has never happened before. Who was the mysterious corpse, and why was he spirited away in the night? These are the questions baffling Detective Inspector Stride and Detective Sergeant Cully as theyContinue reading “Desire & Deceit (The Victorian Detectives Book 9) by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog”

Stolen Sister by Linda Huber #TuesdayBookBlog

What happens when a baby goes missing? Twenty-two years ago, Erin and Vicky’s parents were killed in an explosion. Now grown up, Erin and Vicky – who have been separated – are unaware they are siblings. But when Vicky is called to her great-aunt’s deathbed, she learns that she isn’t alone after all. But whereContinue reading “Stolen Sister by Linda Huber #TuesdayBookBlog”