The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward | @sarahrward1 @TrapezeBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rhiannon WardTitle : The QuickeningPages : 330Publisher : TrapezePublication date : August 20, 2020Source : Purchased copy England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married to a war-traumatised husband and seven months pregnant, Louisa is […]

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Cracked by Louise McCreesh | #blogtour #extract

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Cracked by Louise McCreesh. Unfortunately, my review copy was lost in the post so I was unable to read this debut novel but I do have a little teaser to share with you all today. My thanks to Jenny at Hodder for the invitation to join […]

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This Week in Books (August 26, 2020)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. When Elspeth arrives at her ex-husband’s LA mansion for his 50th birthday party, she’s expecting a crowd for the British film director. Instead, there are just […]

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Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Author : Alex PavesiTitle : Eight DetectivesPages : 340Publisher : Michael Joseph / PenguinPublication date : August 20, 2020 All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out. But that was thirty years ago. Now he’s […]

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Cover Your Tracks by Claire Askew | #blogtour

Welcome to the penultimate stop on the blog tour for Cover Your Tracks by Claire Askew. My thanks to Jenny at Hodder for the opportunity to join and for the fab review copy. Author : Claire AskewTitle : Cover Your TracksSeries : DI Helen Birch #3Pages : 328Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : August […]

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Katheryn Howard : The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alison WeirTitle : Katheryn Howard : The Tainted QueenSeries : The Six Tudor Queens #5Pages : 480Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : August 6, 2020 A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of the King. Katheryn sings, she dances, she delights in the pleasures […]

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This Week in Books (August 19)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of the King. Katheryn sings, she dances, she delights […]

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