The First Time Lauren Pailing Died by Alyson Rudd *Publication Day*

The First Time Lauren Pailing Died by Alyson Rudd My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lauren Pailing is born in the sixties, and a child of the seventies. She is thirteen years old the first time she dies. Lauren Pailing is a teenager in the eighties, becomes a Londoner in the nineties. And each time… Continue reading The First Time Lauren Pailing Died by Alyson Rudd *Publication Day*

Swallowtail Summer by Erica James *Publication Day 11th July 2019*

Swallowtail Summer by Erica James My rating: 5 of 5 stars Linston End has been the summer home to three families for several decades. The memories of their time there are ingrained in their hearts: picnics on the river, gin and tonics in the pavilion at dusk, hours spent seeking out the local swallowtail butterflies.… Continue reading Swallowtail Summer by Erica James *Publication Day 11th July 2019*

A Very French Affair by Sue Roberts

Life just got a whole lot more complicated for thirty-eight-year-old single mum Liv. Her son Jake is practically perfect in every way, but he’s started asking some difficult questions, and the answers lie in a holiday romance twenty years ago. Back when Liv was staying with her aunt on the French Riviera… Returning to the… Continue reading A Very French Affair by Sue Roberts

About That Night by Elaine Bedell *Publication Day 11th July 2019*

About That Night by Elaine Bedell My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a book full of larger than life characters who are dealing with the aftermath of the death on live TV of Ricky Clough, during his TV show. The main character, Elizabeth, was the TV producer of Ricky and the book explores… Continue reading About That Night by Elaine Bedell *Publication Day 11th July 2019*

The Unlikely Life of Maisie Meadows by Jenni Keer *Release Day 8th July 2019*

The Unlikely Life of Maisie Meadows by Jenni Keer My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the first book I’ve read by Jenni Keer and I really enjoyed it. Maisie and all the other characters are brought to life beautifully by Jenni. I loved meeting the workforce of Gildersleeve’s Antiques, the Meadows family (including… Continue reading The Unlikely Life of Maisie Meadows by Jenni Keer *Release Day 8th July 2019*

Summer at the Little French Cafe by Karen Clarke *Newly published*

Summer at the Little French Cafe by Karen Clarke My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Bookouture for a review copy for an honest review. My rating for this book is 4.5 stars. This is the first time I’ve read a book by Karen and I enjoyed meeting Elle, Dolly, Charlie,… Continue reading Summer at the Little French Cafe by Karen Clarke *Newly published*

The Things I Know by Amanda Prowse

The Things I Know by Amanda Prowse My rating: 5 of 5 stars A thought provoking and emotional book about a young woman starting to make changes to her life. I loved the evolution of Hitch / Thomasina and her relationships with her family and friends. View all my reviews

One Summer in Santorini by Sandy Barker *Release day*

One Summer in Santorini by Sandy Barker My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book, touring some Greek Islands I haven’t visited yet and remembering how wonderful Greek food can be. The book follows Sarah, on holiday from Sydney. Personally I didn’t warm to this character but I still enjoyed the story. A… Continue reading One Summer in Santorini by Sandy Barker *Release day*