Landing by Moonlight by Ciji Ware

Ciji Ware on tour March 2-13 with   Landing By Moonlight: A Novel Of WWII (Romantic thriller/Historical novel) Release date: October 15, 2019 at Lion’s Paw Publishing 476 pages Website | Goodreads SYNOPSIS Based on the lives of a small group of American women secret agents working for British intelligence parachuting into France to help… Continue reading Landing by Moonlight by Ciji Ware

Cover reveal: The Walls We Build by Jules Hayes

Three friends …   Growing up together around Winston Churchill’s estate in Westerham, Kent, Frank, Florence and Hilda are inseparable. But as WW2 casts its menacing shadow, friendships between the three grow complex, and Frank – now employed as Churchill’s bricklayer – makes choices that will haunt him beyond the grave, impacting his grandson’s life too. Two… Continue reading Cover reveal: The Walls We Build by Jules Hayes

The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen by Cass Grafton and Ada Bright

When a time travelling Jane Austen gets stuck in modern-day Bath it’s up to avid Janeite Rose Wallace to save her… because she’s the only one who knows that Jane exists! Rose Wallace’s world revolves around all things Austen, and with the annual festival in Bath – and the arrival of dishy archaeologist, Dr Aiden Trevellyan – just… Continue reading The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen by Cass Grafton and Ada Bright

Christmas at Ladywell by Nicola Slade: charming and mysterious

  A time for spilling secrets… Having refurbished her inherited house and upcycled her whole life in the process, Freya – now happily married to Patrick, and with a small child – has to transform her tiny stone barn into a romantic hideaway for a mystery guest who is also looking for change. With Christmas… Continue reading Christmas at Ladywell by Nicola Slade: charming and mysterious

More Than A Game by Ralph Robb: energetic and engrossing

More Than A Game Sabina Park Rangers is the first team of black players to reach the final of the Watney’s Challenge Cup. But coach Horace McIntosh has more selection problems than most. The First Division champions want to sign one of his best players – and right up until the day of the match… Continue reading More Than A Game by Ralph Robb: energetic and engrossing

Feed Thy Enemy by Sue Parritt: a privilege to read

Synopsis In this heart-warming narrative based on a true story, a British airman embarks on a plan that risks it all to feed a starving, war-stricken family. Thirty years after serving in World War II, middle-aged Rob’s holiday plans see an unforeseen change that leads him on a coach tour of Italy. Struggling with post-war… Continue reading Feed Thy Enemy by Sue Parritt: a privilege to read

The Unlikely Occultist by Isobel Blackthorn: the life of a fascinating woman portrayed in an accessible, persuasive manner

The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey Librarian Heather Brown discovers the fascinating life of Alice Bailey – a long forgotten occultist. Back in 1931, Alice is preparing to give a speech at a Swiss summer school. But how can she stave the tide of hatred and greed set to bring the… Continue reading The Unlikely Occultist by Isobel Blackthorn: the life of a fascinating woman portrayed in an accessible, persuasive manner

A Right Royal Face-Off by Simon Edge: a masterpiece!

A Right Royal Face-Off It is 1777, and England’s second-greatest portrait artist, Thomas Gainsborough, has a thriving practice a stone’s thrown from London’s royal palaces, while the press talks up his rivalry with Sir Joshua Reynolds, the pedantic theoretician who is the top dog of British portraiture. Fonder of the low life than high society,… Continue reading A Right Royal Face-Off by Simon Edge: a masterpiece!