The Diabolical Bones by Bella Ellis | @brontemysteries @hodderBooks @Stevie_Coops

Delighted to join the blog tour for The Diabolical Bones by Bella Ellis today! Huge thanks to Steven at Hodder for the invitation to join and the absolutely stunning review copy! Author : Bella EllisTitle : The Diabolical BonesSeries : Brontë Mysteries #2Pages : 352Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : November 5, 2020 Haworth […]

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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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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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My Top 20 Favourite Books of 2019

What a year! This list has been nearly impossible to put together. I’ve read so many incredibly brilliant books in 2019 and it’s been a real battle trying to narrow it down to 20. I do so apologise to the authors whose books I had to drop from the list (not that you know who […]

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Top 15 Favourite Series of 2019

It’s that time of year again, when I look back on all the brilliant books I’ve had the pleasure of reading. December seems to be coming around faster and faster. As predicted, 2019 was a fantastic year for books and putting these end-of-year lists together was tough! Like last year, I’ve split my favourite books […]

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The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis | @brontemysteries @HodderBooks | #recommended

Author : Bella EllisTitle : The Vanished BrideSeries : Bronte Mysteries #1Pages : 337Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : November 7, 2019 Yorkshire, 1845. A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children and a large pool of blood. Just a few miles away, a humble parson’s […]

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This Week in Books (November 20)

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 body of pregnant, 15-year-old Hope Lacey is discovered in a churchyard on Christmas morning, the community is shocked, but unsurprised. For Hope lived in […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up (November 17)

Miserable, miserable week. Cold and dark and wet and blah. Is it Spring yet? Nothing much else to report. The other half is coming up to the busiest time of year at his job which means long, long hours and lots of alone time for me. And apparently the people in my life have simultaneously […]

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This Week in Books (November 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 an eleven-year-old boy is found murdered in a town park, reliable eyewitnesses undeniably point to the town’s popular Little League coach, Terry Maitland, as the […]

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