A Child of the East End by Jean Fullerton

Life in Cockney London was tough in the post-war years. The government’s broken promises had led to a chronic housing shortage, rampant crime and families living in squalor. But one thing prevailed: the unbeatable spirit of the East End, a tight-knit community who pulled through the dark times with humour and heart. Drawing on both… Continue reading A Child of the East End by Jean Fullerton

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How To Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliott

The perfect getaway – to get away with murder… Georgie, Lissa and Bronwyn have been best friends since they met on their college swimming team. Now Lissa is dead – drowned off the coast of the remote island where her second husband owns a luxury resort. But could a star open-water swimmer really have drowned?… Continue reading How To Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliott

Thea and Denise by Caroline Bond

Thank you to Corvus Books and Readers First for a copy of Thea and Denise by Caroline Bond to read and review. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: ‘Oh, you’re not crazy, Denise. I think this is probably the sanest you’ve ever been…’ Two women. An open road. The trip of a lifetime. Thea is… Continue reading Thea and Denise by Caroline Bond

A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today on my book blog for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. The first book being reviewed is A Woman Made of Snow, the second book I’ve read by Elisabeth Gifford (her book The Lost Lights of St Kilda… Continue reading A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard

Thank you Corvus Books and Readers First for a hardback copy of the book. I enjoyed reading The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/05/06/the-nothing-man-by-catherine-ryan-howard-2/). This book will be published on Thursday 19th August in the UK. Today I’m sharing a mini review free from spoilers. Synopsis: 56 DAYS AGOCiara and… Continue reading 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard

A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour for the latest book in the Ration Book series by Jean Fullerton. I’m pleased to be sharing my thoughts about this book, the third I’ve read in the series. Thank you to Corvus and Atlantic Books for a digital… Continue reading A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton

The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

Today I’m sharing my review for The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard again to celebrate paperback publication day in the UK. Thank you to Corvus Books for a copy of the hardback last year. Synopsis: I was the girl who survived the Nothing Man.Now I am the woman who is going to catch him…… Continue reading The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

The Legacy by Caroline Bond

Thank you to Corvus Books for a copy of the legacy by Caroline Bond to read and review. The book was published last week in the UK. Here is my mini review. Synopsis:  A death in the family rarely brings out the best in people – even the deceased  Jonathan Coulter planned for his death… Continue reading The Legacy by Caroline Bond

The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

Today I’m sharing my review for The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard. Thank you to Corvus Books for a copy of the hardback – I used some of my Readers First points to ‘buy’ this copy. Synopsis: I was the girl who survived the Nothing Man.Now I am the woman who is going to… Continue reading The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

A Ration Book Wedding by Jean Fullerton

I’m pleased to share my review for this historical fiction novel by Jean Fullerton published in May 2020 in the UK by Corvus Books. I enjoyed book three of the series, A Ration Book Childhood, earlier this year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/02/19/a-ration-book-childhood-by-jean-fullerton/) and I was keen to continue reading about the Brogan family. Synopsis:… Continue reading A Ration Book Wedding by Jean Fullerton