BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Child of Auschwitz by Lily Graham

It's a fact one cannot even fathom: babies were born in Auschwitz! How many actually survived the brutal, inhumane conditions of a death camp - a place where lives were intended to end, not begin - if they weren't murdered immediately after birth, is literally a handful! The Child of Auschwitz is a historical novel; … Continue reading BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Child of Auschwitz by Lily Graham

BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Paris Girl by Natalie Meg Evans

Can we please all first just take a moment to admire the stunning cover of this book? Right ... done? We can move on then ... Born into Russian royalty, Tatiana Vytenis and her family are forced to flee their homeland. Together with her mother, sister, brother-in-law and young niece she has made a life … Continue reading BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Paris Girl by Natalie Meg Evans

BOOKS ON TOUR – A View Across the Rooftops by Suzanne Kelman

There are some books for which a 5-star rating just isn't sufficient - A View Across the Rooftops is one of those books! It's not 'just another war book'; not 'just another Holocaust story'. No story about war is ever entirely one of fiction and in that respect, this book too draws heavily on fact, … Continue reading BOOKS ON TOUR – A View Across the Rooftops by Suzanne Kelman

BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Last Wife by Nicola Marsh

I couldn't put this one down! What a delicious read, filled with secrets and suspicion! It's a known fact that when you marry, you don't just marry your partner, but their entire family too. With Ria, that's certainly the case when she marries into the eminent Parker family. Having grown up in the foster system, … Continue reading BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Last Wife by Nicola Marsh

BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Liar’s Sister by Sarah A. Denzil

All the way through this book, the mantra 'What a tangled web we weave ..." kept repeating itself on a loop, in my head! And this is a tremendously tangled web! The book opens with a letter being written by Heather, to her older sister Rosie. She never intends to send this letter. It's meant … Continue reading BOOKS-ON-TOUR – The Liar’s Sister by Sarah A. Denzil

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

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