Tag: Jo Spain

20 Books of Summer – 2019

The 20 Books of Summer Challenge is an annual event run by the lovely Cathy, running from June 3rd until September 3rd. Since I nailed it last year, joining in again this year was a total no-brainer. And just like last year, I will be reading these 20 books on top of my other commitments…

With Our Blessing by Jo Spain | @SpainJoanne @QuercusBooks | #bookreview #recommended

1975. A baby, minutes old, is forcibly taken from its devastated mother. 2010. The body of an elderly woman is found in a Dublin public park in the depths of winter. Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds is working the case. He’s convinced the murder is linked to historical events that took place in the notorious Magdalene…

Weekly Wrap-Up (April 28)

Bit of a blur again, this past week. I can’t quite figure out how April is almost over. This year is flying! Spent the Easter weekend socialising (ugh), drinking wine (yay) and enjoying the warm sunshine (woohoo). Then I decided to see what the fuss about “Line of Duty” was about so I hit up…

Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain | @SpainJoanne @QuercusBooks

Six neighbours, six secrets, six reasons to want Olive Collins dead. In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people’s lives appear as perfect as their beautifully manicured lawns. Money, success, privilege – the residents have it all. Life is good. There’s just one problem. Olive Collins’ dead body has been rotting inside number four…

This Week in Books (November 28)

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. Last book I finished reading People always notice my daughter, Isobel. How could they not? Extraordinarily beautiful… until she speaks.  An unsettling, little-girl voice, exactly like…

The Confession by Jo Spain @SpainJoanne @QuercusBooks @ellakroftpatel #PaperbackPublicationDay #TheConfession

Happy paperback publication day to Jo Spain for her fab psychological thriller The Confession! To celebrate the launch, I’m reposting my review from January. Author : Jo Spain Title : The Confession Pages : 416 Publisher : Quercus Publication date : January 25, 2018 (ebook) | August 9, 2018 (paperback) Late one night a man…