BOOKS ON TOUR – The Woman Upstairs by Ruth Heald

Wow! The twists in this one will give you whiplash! And our poor, naive lead character Katie is so easily manipulated that she has absolutely no idea who to believe. Everyone has a different, twisted story to tell her. What is true? What's a lie? I did find Katie's trusting naivete a bit far-fetched and … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – The Woman Upstairs by Ruth Heald

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BLOG TOUR – Live a Little by Madeleine Reiss

What a delightful story! Sisters Lottie and Tina are polar opposites. Lottie is down to earth, realistic and has her life on track. She's due to marry steadfast Dean, who she's been with for 10 years. Tina on the other hand, is happy-go-lucky, carefree and without a care in the world! She's determined to convince … Continue reading BLOG TOUR – Live a Little by Madeleine Reiss

BLOG TOUR – A Shadow on the Lens by Sam Hurcom

The year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley works for Scotland Yard as a specialist investigator in forensics. He is dispatched to the small village of Dinas Powys in South Wales, where a young girl, Betsan Tilney, has apparently been murdered in a most bizarre way. He arrives and is almost immediately struck down by a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR – A Shadow on the Lens by Sam Hurcom

BOOKS ON TOUR – Perfect Stranger by Jake Cross

What would you do if someone turned up on your doorstep and announced that she thinks she's your daughter? That's what happens to Chris and Rose. They've had a solid marriage for 20 years (they've been planning a celebration party with family and friends for their anniversary), and they live a fairly uneventful, secure life … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – Perfect Stranger by Jake Cross

BOOKS ON TOUR – Date Night by Samantha Hayes

The book opens with Libby's arrest on suspicion of murder. She can't quite comprehend what's happening to her. How did her safe, secure life deteriorate to this point where the police would actually suspect that she, of all people, has murdered her lovely babysitter, 17-year-old Sasha? It's just absurd! Libby runs her up-and-coming home catering … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – Date Night by Samantha Hayes

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Dream of Italy by Nicky Pellegrino

This is the perfect holiday read! Salvio Valentini has the enviable job of being the youngest ever mayor of a small, picturesque town in Southern Italy. Although pretty, and with a close-knit community, Montenello is now far from the once majestic place it once was. It has nothing to draw tourists to it; no attractions … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Dream of Italy by Nicky Pellegrino

BOOKS ON TOUR – The Marriage Trap by Sheryl Browne

This one of those books that just slams into you out of left field!! It starts off with Karla watching her husband Jason hastily throwing his things into suitcase, preparing to leave her. And as you read, you think, "Another husband, another affair, another marriage broken up." Well ... keep reading! Nothing is what it … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – The Marriage Trap by Sheryl Browne

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – What You Did by Claire McGowan

As with my previous review where I suggested that going on holiday with your closest friends and their families might possibly not be the best idea, similarly here, a reunion weekend with your besties from college, with all your family et al in tow - over 20 years on - is probably not going to … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – What You Did by Claire McGowan

BOOKS ON TOUR – The Violin Maker’s Daughter by Sharon Maas

With so many stories being set in the traumatic WWII era, all based on fact - whether the author chooses to rely heavily or loosely on these facts depending on each individual book - The Violin Maker's Daughter has many unique qualities. Sharon Maas has chosen to begin her book in the Alsace region of … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – The Violin Maker’s Daughter by Sharon Maas