The Winter Garden by Nicola Cornick

Remember, remember, the fifth of November… 1605: Anne Catesby fears for her family. Her son, the darkly charismatic Robert, is secretly plotting to kill the King, placing his wife and child in grave danger. Anne must make a terrible choice: betray her only child, or risk her family’s future. Present day: When her dreams of becoming… Continue reading The Winter Garden by Nicola Cornick

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Snowed In For Christmas by Sarah Morgan

She’s snowed in with the family. The only problem? They’re not her family. A family gatheringThis Christmas the Miller siblings have one goal – to avoid their family’s well-meaning questions. Ross, Alice and Clemmie have secrets that they don’t intend to share, and they are relying on each other to deflect attention. An uninvited guestLucy… Continue reading Snowed In For Christmas by Sarah Morgan

From Now On by Amelia Henley

A heartbreaking tragedy. Charlie left his hometown behind years ago and hasn’t looked back since. These days, with a successful career and a beautiful soon-to-be fiancée, he couldn’t be happier. But when he receives some unexpected news, his life is forever changed. A life-changing choice.Suddenly things are falling apart, and now Charlie has to care for… Continue reading From Now On by Amelia Henley

The Echoes of Love by Jenny Ashcroft

Under the Cretan sun, in the summer of 1936, two young people fall in love…  Eleni has been coming to Crete her entire life, swapping her English home for cherished sun-baked summers with her grandfather in his idyllic shoreside villa. When she arrives in 1936, she believes the long, hot weeks ahead will be no… Continue reading The Echoes of Love by Jenny Ashcroft

Steel Girls on the Home Front by Michelle Rawlins

Spring 1940As the war rages on, Vickers steelworks is busier than ever which is proving tough for Nancy as she juggles working long hours and looking after two young children, all while waiting for her husband to return home safely. Betty is determined to roll up her sleeves and joins the Women’s Voluntary Service to keep busy and… Continue reading Steel Girls on the Home Front by Michelle Rawlins

Lifesaving for Beginners by Josie Lloyd

In life’s stormy waters, it’s your friends who keep you afloat… Maddy Wolfe’s life has just capsized. After her twenty-year marriage suddenly implodes, she heads to Brighton to search for her estranged son, Jamie. But he’s nowhere to be found and for the first time, she’s totally alone. That is, until she meets the Salty… Continue reading Lifesaving for Beginners by Josie Lloyd

Ginger and Me by Elissa Soave

Wendy is lonely but coping.All nineteen-year-old Wendy wants is to drive the 255 bus around Uddingston with her regulars on board, remember to buy milk when it runs out and just to be okay. After her mum died, there’s nobody to remind her to eat and what to do each day. And Wendy is ready… Continue reading Ginger and Me by Elissa Soave

The Halfways by Nilopar Uddin

Nasrin and Sabrina are two sisters, who on the face of things live successful and enviable lives in London and New York. When their father, Shamsur suddenly dies, they rush to be with their mother at the family home and restaurant in Wales, and reluctantly step back into the stifling world of their childhood. When… Continue reading The Halfways by Nilopar Uddin

Beach House Summer by Sarah Morgan

Thank you to HQ Stories for the invitation to join the blog tour and for a copy of the book to review. I’ve read and enjoyed many of Sarah’s books over the past few years, my last review can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/05/31/the-summer-seekers-by-sarah-morgan/ Synopsis: A marriage in the spotlightJoanna Whitman’s high-profile marriage held more secrets… Continue reading Beach House Summer by Sarah Morgan

Miss Aldridge Regrets by Louise Hare

Thank you to HQ Stories for the opportunity to read and review Miss Aldrige Regrets for the blog tour. The book will be published later this week on Thursday 28th April. Synopsis: London, 1936 Lena Aldridge is wondering if life has passed her by. The dazzling theatre career she hoped for hasn’t worked out. Instead,… Continue reading Miss Aldridge Regrets by Louise Hare