A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier #TuesdayBookBlog

Violet is 38. The First World War took everything from her. Her brother, her fiancé – and her future. She is now considered a ‘surplus woman’. But Violet is also fiercely independent and determined. Escaping her suffocating mother, she moves to Winchester to start a new life –a change that will require courage, resilience andContinue reading “A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier #TuesdayBookBlog”

Rosie’s Book Review Team ~ 6 years old #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

2014 was a special year for me. I had started my social history blog and I was a busy volunteer setting up an exhibition in our local Workhouse on its time as a World War One Hospital. We had bought a holiday home in Portugal and travelled to and fro, several times during the year.Continue reading “Rosie’s Book Review Team ~ 6 years old #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

Season of Second Chances by Aimee Alexander #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

Season of Second Chances is a heart-warming story of friendship, love and finding the inner strength to face a future that may bring back the past. This is a novel which captivates you from the first page. Grace and her two teenage children, Jack and Holly, have left Dublin to live in the quiet villageContinue reading “Season of Second Chances by Aimee Alexander #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

The Occupation by Deborah Swift #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease

1940, Jersey When Nazi forces occupy Jersey in the English Channel Islands, Céline Huber, who is married to a German, must decide where her loyalty lies. Love for her island, and fear for her Jewish friend Rachel, soon propel her into a dangerous double life. Meanwhile, Céline’s husband Fred is conscripted into the Wehrmacht inContinue reading “The Occupation by Deborah Swift #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease”