BLOG TOUR – The Favour by Laura Vaughan

When Ada Howell is 13 years old, her father dies and her mother wastes no time selling the crumbling family home in Wales and moves them into far less salubrious lodgings in Brockley with little care as to how Ada feels about it. Upon leaving school it's assumed that Ada will move on to study... Continue Reading →

BLOG TOUR – A Family Reunion by Patricia Scanlan

This is storytelling at its best, something that Patricia Scanlan excels at! Taking readers through 70 years of Irish history and giving a fascinating look at the emancipation of women in the Catholic faith, I thoroughly enjoyed and was intrigued by facts and issues that were dealt with here that I knew nothing about, especially... Continue Reading →

BLOG TOUR – Black Widows by Cate Quinn

Blake Nelson is dead. Well, isn't it obvious that his wife killed him? The question is ... which one? You see, Blake was a Mormom - or a member of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Apparently there is differentiation between the two though, as there is a division between those who believe in... Continue Reading →

BLOG TOUR – Escaping the Whale by Ruth Rotkowitz

For those who grew up with parents and/or other family members who were Holocaust survivors, they have lived their entire lives accompanied by the Holocaust as if it were an additional living, breathing family member; a shadow cousin perhaps, always lurking in the background, ready to pounce at any given moment. Ask me, I know... Continue Reading →

BLOG TOUR – Spirited by Julie Cohen

Beautiful and atmospheric, Spirited takes the reader back to the Victorian era: a time where your class defined who and what you were, females were less than inferior beings, and if you made one minor mistake, you were done for. Viola is the daughter of a clergyman, and after the death of her beloved father,... Continue Reading →

BLOG TOUR – The Waiting Rooms by Eve Smith

It's quite surreal to read a book that before this year would have simply been another futuristic thriller set in a post-modern world filled with drug-resistant viruses and elderly people being denied life-saving medication.┬áReading this now, in the times we're currently living in made it all seem just that bit scarier and a whole lot... Continue Reading →

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