Spotlight on ‘Paris Ever After’ by K. S. R. Burns

  K.S.R. Burns on Tour May 1-14 with   Paris Ever After (women’s fiction) Release date: May 1st, 2018 at Velvet Morning Press ASIN: B079H32ND3 260 pages Author’s website Goodreads   SYNOPSIS Can Amy’s rocky start in Paris turn into a happy ever after? Amy didn’t realize how stale her life was until she jetted off… Continue reading Spotlight on ‘Paris Ever After’ by K. S. R. Burns

A Clean Sweep by Audrey Davis: lively, witty, clever

I’m thrilled to be taking part today in the blog tour for ‘A Clean Sweep’ by Audrey Davis.   This is a sparkling novel full of interweaving stories about a diverse and fascinating set of characters, whom we come to know through Emily, namely herself, her daughter and her book club friends and some of… Continue reading A Clean Sweep by Audrey Davis: lively, witty, clever

Playing at Murder by Gillian Larkin: great start to a series

This is short , lively cozy mystery, despite the fact that our two protagonists are retirees. Connie and Sable, who are sisters-in-law, join forces as private investigators to keep themselves busy. Sable is dragged rather unwillingly into it to start with, but she soon begins to enjoy herself and provides the tough edge and technological… Continue reading Playing at Murder by Gillian Larkin: great start to a series

Life Without Shoes by Emma Cyrus

This is a murder mystery that involves a busy but secluded religious commune, New Life, headed by Father Ambrose. A trash bag containing the mutilated remains of a young girl is thrown onto their property, thus forcing the community to be dragged into the real world it tries hard to avoid as the murder is… Continue reading Life Without Shoes by Emma Cyrus

Poison in Paddington by Samantha Silver: polished and full of personality

This is a very polished cozy with lots of personality. Our heroine Cassie, months away from becoming a fully qualified surgeon, is knocked down in a car park and the injuries she receives put paid to her career. She sinks into depression, so decides moving to London might be just the tonic she needs. In… Continue reading Poison in Paddington by Samantha Silver: polished and full of personality

A Scone to Die For: a cozy mystery with all the right ingredients

I am a great fan of cozy mysteries, as you’ve probably guessed by now. What you may not know is that I’m also equally addicted to scones. So how could I possibly resist a cozy involving scones and that’s also set in Oxford, where I spent three wonderful years as an undergraduate rather longer ago… Continue reading A Scone to Die For: a cozy mystery with all the right ingredients

The Frenchman by Lise McClendon

  This is the fifth book in Lise McClendon’s series about the five Bennett sisters. Merle, our Elizabeth equivalent, is the main character, and out of the five impressive sisters she’s probably the strongest. But her strength is tested in this book. She works for a legal aid company and is about to take a… Continue reading The Frenchman by Lise McClendon