The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey

After seeing great reviews for this book, I treated myself to a copy of this debut novel to join in with the Motherload Facebook book discussion on Monday 3rd May. Today I’m sharing a mini review. Synopsis: Some secrets are unspoken. Others are unspeakable . . . August 1939. As the Second World War looms, thirty-year-old… Continue reading The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey

Another Life by Jodie Chapman

Thank you to Michael Joseph and Penguin Random House for a proof copy of this emotional debut novel, published in the UK on Thursday 1st April 2020. This book is a BBC2 BETWEEN THE COVERS PICK. Here is my mini non spoiler review. Synopsis: She could be the girl dancing on tables one night, and the next… Continue reading Another Life by Jodie Chapman

Common Ground by Naomi Ishiguro

Today I’m sharing my thoughts about Common Ground by Naomi Ishiguro. Thank you to Tinder Press for a copy of this novel, won in a prize draw on Twitter. Common Ground was published on Thursday 25th March in the UK. Synopsis: From the acclaimed author of ESCAPE ROUTES, a bittersweet story of coming-of-age in a… Continue reading Common Ground by Naomi Ishiguro

#bookblitz White Knuckle Dance by Andrew Cockburn #lovebookstours

Today I’m joining in with the book blitz organised by Love Book Tours for this debut novel. Blurb: She’s not what she appears to be. He’s got secrets of his own. But someone has to lead this dance. There is a story behind every face you walk by on the street, or that you bump… Continue reading #bookblitz White Knuckle Dance by Andrew Cockburn #lovebookstours

Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

I’m pleased to be joining the Random Things Tours blog tour for this wonderful debut novel by Emily Houghton. Thank you to Anne Cater for the invitation to join the tour and a proof copy of the book. The book was published in ebook format this week and will be available in hardback next week… Continue reading Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

Fortune Favours The Dead by Stephen Spotswood #publicationday #debutnovel2020

Thank you to Caitlyn Raynor at Wildfire Books (Headline) for this distinctive proof copy of debut novel Fortune Favours the Dead. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Fortune Favours the Dead is published today in the UK. Synopsis: Introducing Pentecost and Parker, two unconventional female detectives who couldn’t care less… Continue reading Fortune Favours The Dead by Stephen Spotswood #publicationday #debutnovel2020

Cows Can’t Jump by Philip Bowne

Today I’m taking sharing a second book review on my book blog as part of the Cow’s Can’t Jump by Philip Bowne, published by Neem Tree Press blog tour organised by the lovely Anne Cater at the Random Things Tours. Thank you for providing a copy of the book – my thoughts are my own… Continue reading Cows Can’t Jump by Philip Bowne

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

I’m thrilled to share my full review for this impressive debut novel today. Thank you to Viking Books and Penguin Books UK for a digital review copy via NetGalley – my views are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week… Continue reading The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

The Secrets of Saffron Hall by Clare Marchant

I’m pleased to share my review today for the debut novel by Clare Marchant. Thank you to Avon Books for a digital review copy via Netgalley – my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Two women. Five centuries apart.One life-changing secret about to be unearthed… 1538New bride Eleanor impresses her… Continue reading The Secrets of Saffron Hall by Clare Marchant