June Wrap-Up

The other half turned 50 yesterday, so we threw him a massive party at the weekend and now it’s is all about recovering from having way too much fun. Oh wait …. That didn’t happen. Because obviously the corona crisis messed that up. So instead, we had a “quiet” dinner with our bubble. (and the […]

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This Week in Books (June 17)

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 a body is pulled out of an office fire, three women are first in line for questioning.All of them have reasons for wanting revenge against […]

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20 Books Of Summer – 2020

It’s that time of year again! The 20 Books of Summer Challenge, hosted by Cathy, is back! This is my third year joining in and after nailing it the last two times, I have high hopes for myself that I will be successful once again. (What are the odds I just jinxed myself?) The aim […]

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This Week in Books (May 13)

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 Detective Kim Stone is called to the home of Samantha Brown, she finds the young woman lying in bed with her throat cut and a knife in […]

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This Week in Books (May 6)

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. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley […]

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This Week in Books (April 29)

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 the eight-year-old daughter of an Oxford College Master vanishes in the middle of the night, police turn to the Scottish nanny, Dee, for answers.  As […]

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This Week in Books (April 22)

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. Ursula, Gareth and Alice have never met before. Ursula thinks she killed the love of her life.Gareth’s been receiving strange postcards.And Alice is being stalked. None […]

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Step Back In Time : a list of historical fiction recommendations

As the self-isolation weirdness continues around the world and time traveling still isn’t an option (someone seriously needs to get on that!), I am once again turning to books provide an escape from reality. Today, I’m sharing a list of historical fiction recommendations. No virus in sight. Although maybe a plague, or the sweating sickness […]

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This Week in Books (April 15)

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. Thirty years ago, a child was found in the woods. He had been living a feral existence, with no memory of how he got there or […]

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The Six Tudor Queens series by Alison Weir

So, you’re a bookworm. And suddenly, you find you have the time to read as much as you’ve always wanted to. What better time to start catching up on series than right now?! I thought I’d offer some tips over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m shining the spotlight on the Six Tudor […]

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