The Shardlake Series by C.J. Sansom

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 (though not necessarily all series) over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m kicking things […]

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This Week in Books (December 4)

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. England, 1917  Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister, Madeleine, at her imposing country mansion, […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up (May 5)

May? How is it May? What happened to all the other months between January and May? Where did they go? Speaking of where things went, what happened to Spring? Feels more like Autumn. Quite chilly, lots of rain, even some hail … I so not approve. Meanwhile the weeds are taking over my garden because […]

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This Week in Books (May 1)

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 London journalist, Mark Roberts, is found battered to death, the police quickly arrest petty thief, Nick Connor. Criminal defence lawyer, Dan Grant, along with investigator Jayne Brett, are called […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up (April 7)

Bit of an odd week, this one. Lots of laughter, which is always a good thing. But also some stress and worrying and not particularly good news regarding my doggie. An emergency visit to the vet’s brought some relief with painkillers and antibiotics but it’s very much a game of wait-and-see, especially considering her age […]

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This Week in Books (January 10)

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 Single-mother Florida bounty hunter Lori Anderson’s got an ocean of trouble on her hands. Her daughter Dakota is safe, but her cancer […]

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Dead Simple by Peter James @peterjamesuk @panmacmillan

Author : Peter James Title : Dead Simple Series : Roy Grace #1 Pages : 457 Publisher : Pan MacMillan Publication date : 2005 It was meant to be a harmless stag night prank. A few hours later four of his best friends are dead and Michael Harrison has disappeared. With only three days to […]

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The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne

Author : Kate Murray-Browne Title : The Upstairs Room Pages : 320 Publisher : Picador Publication date : July 27, 2017 Eleanor, Richard and their two young daughters recently stretched themselves to the limit to buy their dream home, a four-bedroom Victorian townhouse in East London. But the cracks are already starting to show. Eleanor […]

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The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances @panmacmillan

Author : Michelle Frances Title : The Girlfriend Pages : 464 Publisher : Pan Macmillan Publication date : May 4, 2017 Laura has it all. A successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a twenty-three year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome, and talented. Then Daniel meets Cherry. Cherry is young, beautiful […]

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