Murder in the Library by Katie Gayle

Julia Bird’s picturesque Cotswolds life is everything she’d dreamed of. Until, that is, she discovers a dead body in the library… Julia Bird had imagined the quiet of rural life would be soothing after years in the city, but she finds she can’t just sit still.Determined to throw herself into village activities, she joins the library… Continue reading Murder in the Library by Katie Gayle

Take A Chance on Greece by Sue Roberts

Forgetting your troubles surrounded by golden sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and chiselled abs… what could possibly go wrong? For Orla, moving in with her dad at twenty-nine after a health scare wasn’t exactly her plan. Neither was finding out he’s been keeping a huge family secret… Ready to put the entire Mediterranean Sea between herself and her dysfunctional… Continue reading Take A Chance on Greece by Sue Roberts

An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

Thank you to Bookouture for the invitation to join the blog tour for the new series by Katie Gayle. I enjoyed reading their Epiphany Bloom series recently (see my last review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/08/02/death-at-the-gates-by-katie-gayle-epiphany-bloom-3/ ) and I was eager to meet Julia Bird. Synopsis: Meet Julia Bird: recently single, reluctantly retired, and… an amateur sleuth? Julia… Continue reading An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

Today I’m pleased to be sharing an extract from Deception Most Deadly, the first in the series of mystery books featuring Cassie Gwynne and being published by Bookouture. Synopsis: Meet Cassie Gwynne: bookworm, cat lover, reluctant heiress… and determined detective? Florida, 1883. Cassie Gwynne is looking for a fresh start when she steps off the steamship… Continue reading A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

Today I’m sharing my first review in 2022 for a book I enjoyed reading last month. Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this new book by Ella Carey. I read and reviewed The Lost Girl of Berlin (Book 2 in this series) last year, my review… Continue reading The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

Thank you to Noelle Holton and Bookouture for the invitation to read and review The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood, a new author to me. Synopsis: Berlin, 1939: The inspiring true story of Libby Schulze-Boysen, a German girl who refused to back down to the Nazis. In the face of evil, she vowed… Continue reading The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

Thank you to Bookouture for the opportunity to join the blog tour, and to read and review a digital proof copy. Synopsis: Living at Fox Farm, with its cosy café, beautiful pottery studio and charming gift shop, is a dream come true for thirty-one-year-old Daisy. The kindly owner, Jean, and the close-knit village feel like the home… Continue reading Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

Beyond the Olive Grove by Kate Hewitt

Thank you to Sarah Hardy and Bookouture for the invitation to join the blog tour, and for a digital review copy to prepare for the blog tour. Synopsis: The place seemed utterly still, the only sound was the wind rustling high in the pines above. Standing there, realizing she didn’t even know which house had… Continue reading Beyond the Olive Grove by Kate Hewitt

Death at the Gates by Katie Gayle (Epiphany Bloom 3)

Thank you to Sarah Hardy and Bookouture for the invitation to join the blog tour for this book on publication day in the UK. I enjoyed reading the first two books in the series (see my reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/12/04/the-kensington-kidnap-by-katie-gayle/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/04/01/the-museum-murder-by-katie-gayle/ ) . Synopsis: Hurlingham House school is a high-achiever’s heaven, full of happy, hard-working… Continue reading Death at the Gates by Katie Gayle (Epiphany Bloom 3)

The Rainbow by Carly Schabowski

Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this book and thank you Bookouture for a digital copy via NetGalley to read and review. This is the third book I’ve read, enjoyed and reviewed by Carly Schabowski over the past year (please see my other reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/07/the-ringmasters-daughter-by-carly-schabowski/… Continue reading The Rainbow by Carly Schabowski