A Christmas Kiss A sparkling festive romance that will warm your heart this Christmas. The week before Christmas, GP Zander Gillespie finds his festive plans in tatters. He’s supposed to be flying out to his parents’ chateau in Carcassonne with his high-maintenance girlfriend, Melissa. But she has other ideas. She wants to spend Christmas in… Continue reading A Christmas Kiss by Eliza J Scott: joyful and festive
The Vanished Child by M J Lee: poignant and powerful
It’s an absolute delight to be taking part in the blog tour for this fascinating book. The Vanished Child will tug at your heartstrings. It’s very powerful, extremely moving and unputdownable. Jayne, a genealogist, takes on a job for her new step-mother, Vera. On her death bed, Vera’s mother, Freda, revealed to her that she… Continue reading The Vanished Child by M J Lee: poignant and powerful
Without A Hitch by Bettina Hunt: what can possibly do wrong on your wedding day?
This is a light and easy-to-read novel with plenty of humour as we join three very different couples in the run-up to their weddings. This is such an exciting time for the future brides and grooms, but also something of a minefield. So many things can go wrong… Charlie and Sienna… Continue reading Without A Hitch by Bettina Hunt: what can possibly do wrong on your wedding day?
‘The Goat Parva Murders’ by Julian Worker: an indie gem
‘The Goat Parva Murders’ is a very entertaining and quirky cozy mystery. It’s populated with many very colourful characters who are a delight,even if some of them are a touch creepy. Our investigative heroes are Inspector Knowles and his sidekick Barnes. They have their hands full trying to make sense of things in Goat Parva,… Continue reading ‘The Goat Parva Murders’ by Julian Worker: an indie gem
Ragg by Daniel Beazley: a period thriller with a twist
daniel beazley, Ragg, Victorian London, thriller, historic fiction
Dying for Dinner Rolls by Lois Lavrisa: a short, delightful read
review, cozy mystery, cozies, lois lavrisa, fiction, novella
French License by Joe Start: OR how to be driven crazy in France!
France, expat, French life, driving in France
Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days
I’m delighted to be hosting Will Bashor today as he sets out on his virtual book tour with this truly absorbing and meticulously researched book. Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days: Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie by Will Bashor Synopsis This compelling book begins on the 2nd of August 1793, the day Marie Antoinette was… Continue reading Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days
Polytunnel Perils: extract from Total Immersion (coming soon)
Total Immersion, expat, memoir, polytunnel, gardening, France
Murder At The Jolly Jester by Ian Thompson: a dozy mystery
The author describes this as a dozy mystery, rather than a cozy mystery, which right from the start gives you the idea that the book is likely to be quirky and fun. And it is. It’s a very enjoyable, well written and easy read. Ron, our laid back hero, who only panics now and then… Continue reading Murder At The Jolly Jester by Ian Thompson: a dozy mystery