Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the opportunity to join the blog tour for another Jessica Redland book. This is the fourth book I’ve read in the past 14 months by Jessica, see my other reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/14/christmas-at-carlys-cupcakes-by-jessica-redland/, https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/08/starry-skies-over-the-chocolate-pot-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/13/snowflakes-over-the-starfish-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ Synopsis: Sometimes you just need a little Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

We’ll Meet Again by Anton Du Beke

Today I’m pleased to be joining in with the cover reveal for We’ll Meet Again with Zaffre Books. To pre-order from Waterstones, the special Waterstones edition, use the link here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/well-meet-again/anton-du-beke/9781838774042 Synopsis: London, 1939. ‘Downton with dance, perfect’ Santa Montefiore As war is declared once more, a shadow falls over Britain. The staff at the luxurious Buckingham… Continue reading We’ll Meet Again by Anton Du Beke

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

The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. This second book is The Collector’s Daughter, the second book I’ve read by Gill Paul, after enjoying reading The Second Marriage last year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/21/the-second-marriage-by-gill-paul/). Thank you to… Continue reading The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

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

The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and One More Chapter for the opportunity to read and review the new book in the romance series by Julie Caplin. I’ve previously read and reviewed The Little Teashop in Tokyo ( https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/03/the-little-teashop-in-tokyo-by-julie-caplin/ ) and The Little Swiss Ski Chalet (https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/02/02/the-little-swiss-ski-chalet-by-julie-caplin/ ) in this series Synopsis: Snuggle… Continue reading The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley

I’m thrilled to be joining the Random Things blog tour today for this fabulous festive book. This will be published in hardback on 11th November 2021 in the UK by Transworld Publishers (Random House). Thank you for my digital proof copy to read and review. Synopsis: Elderly widow Sabine knows this will be her last… Continue reading One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley

The Village Inn of Secret Dreams by Alison Sherlock

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the invitation to join the blog tour for the third book in the series set in Cranbridge. To see my reviews for the earlier books in the series, please visit https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/17/the-village-shop-for-lonely-hearts-by-alison-sherlock-blogtour/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/03/11/the-village-of-lost-and-found-by-alison-sherlock/ Synopsis: After escaping her parents’ unhappy marriage to sleepy Cranbridge… Continue reading The Village Inn of Secret Dreams by Alison Sherlock

Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour, and for a beautiful proof copy to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. The last book I read by Dinah Jefferies was The Tuscan Contessa (see my review… Continue reading Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

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