BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Suspects by Katharine Johnson

The Suspects has Emma as its unreliable narrator accompanied by four other equally unlikeable characters, with barely a redeemable feature among them: Stuart, Zak, Imogen and Xanthe. It's the late 80's in Bristol. Not a great time to be young and trying to gain a foothold in the big wide world. Nevertheless, these five individuals … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Suspects by Katharine Johnson

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BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy

This was quite a different sort of crime read. Lena (pronounced Lay-na, not Lea-ner to rhyme with cleaner, although she thinks she should have reconsidered naming her business 'Lena's Cleaners) is a bit of an amateur sleuth, by all accounts. However, mostly she's a rather diligent business-woman who runs her own cleaning service. A Hungarian … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – One Last Summer By Victoria Connelly

A beautiful, sensitive and thought-provoking read about who we really want to spend time with when we know that our time is limited. This also hit very close to home as the ladies in the book are only very slightly younger than I am and these types of issues are similar to the ones that … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – One Last Summer By Victoria Connelly

BLOG BLITZ REVIEW – The Feud by Amanda James

Another book set in a village (we all know how much I love those)! This time, the village of St. Agnes in Cornwall and there's a 200-year-old feud thrown into the mix, together with the expected undercurrent of menace and unease. I loved that gothic touch that was added in here, and I absolutely adored … Continue reading BLOG BLITZ REVIEW – The Feud by Amanda James

BOOK REVIEW – The Accident by Gail Schimmel

It's not often that you get to read a book that manages to be heartwarming, amusing, annoying and heartbreaking all at once. Gail Schimmel cleverly encapsulates all of these elements in perfect balance. The story centres around Catherine, Julia, Claire and Daniel, and is told from their alternating perspectives. Claire and Daniel are married, Julia … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Accident by Gail Schimmel

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

The compelling new Chocolat novel, published 20 years after Joanne’s Harris’s original bestseller Vianne Rocher has finally settled down.  Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has become her home.  With Rosette, her “special child”, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris