The List by Michael Leese #BookReview #MarthaMunroCrimeMystery1 #JoffeBooks #4.5*

It was just an ordinary Wednesday lunchtime when Detective Martha Munro’s life changed forever. Her sergeant is speaking, but she barely hears what he’s telling her. Your mother has been shot dead. Your four-year-old daughter has been taken. There are no leads. Who would want to hurt her family? Martha realizes it’s time to ask herself some hard questions about her late father. He led … Continue reading The List by Michael Leese #BookReview #MarthaMunroCrimeMystery1 #JoffeBooks #4.5*

Her Perfect Secret by T. J. Brearton #BookReview #JoffeBooks #5*

A GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE. THE PERFECT FIANCÉ OR THE PERFECT LIAR? It’s him. Tom. I helped put his mom in prison for life. She killed his father. I recognize the sharp nose and flare to the nostrils. His thick eyebrows and defined cheekbones. But mostly it’s the eyes. Sea green. THE CONCERNED MOTHER. But my daughter, Joni, keeps calling him Michael. … Continue reading Her Perfect Secret by T. J. Brearton #BookReview #JoffeBooks #5*

A Few of the Girls by Maeve Binchy #BookReview #Orion #5*

‘Her storytelling ability is second to none’ SUNDAY EXPRESS ‘Maeve Binchy is a master storyteller’ NEW YORK TIMES‘The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don’t have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn’t work in Ireland, because nobody knows … Continue reading A Few of the Girls by Maeve Binchy #BookReview #Orion #5*

A Bitter Bouquet by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery4 #PhantomPress #5*

Meet Lilly Tweed. Former Agony Aunt. Purveyor of Fine Teas. Accidental Sleuth. Organising and catering for a local wedding means the potential to expand into events for Tea Emporium owner Lilly Tweed, and she’s pleased to confirm the booking. But as the bride’s family let her down one by one, Lilly finds herself taking on more tasks than she’d agreed to. Luckily, she’s brought a … Continue reading A Bitter Bouquet by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery4 #PhantomPress #5*

Tiffin & Tragedy by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery3 #PhantomPress #5*

Meet Lilly Tweed. Former Agony Aunt. Purveyor of Fine Teas. Accidental Sleuth. Invited to celebrate the wedding anniversary of two close friends, Lilly jumps at the chance. Not only is there to be a party, but as the family owns a luxury seaside bed-and-breakfast she’s looking forward to a well-earned break.  Unfortunately, nothing goes to plan. Beneath the happy, carefree exterior, lurk secrets and lies, … Continue reading Tiffin & Tragedy by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery3 #PhantomPress #5*

A Deadly Solution by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery2 #PhantomPress #5*

Meet Lilly Tweed. Former Agony Aunt. Purveyor of Fine Teas. Accidental Sleuth. It’s the height of summer and Lilly has been asked to demonstrate at a local book club. Not only is this her first event, but it’s for the crème de la crème of the town’s residents, a member of the aristocracy and a wealthy heiress included. When the proceedings get underway Lilly notices … Continue reading A Deadly Solution by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery2 #PhantomPress #5*

Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes #BookReview #WalshFamily2 #25thAnniversaryEdition #Penguin #NetGalley #5*

A MUST-READ FOR FANS OLD AND NEW, THIS STUNNING 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION IS THE PERFECT WAY TO REDISCOVER THE 1.5 MILLION COPY, NO. 1 BESTSELLING PHENOMENON Meet Rachel Walsh. She’s been living it up in New York City, spending her nights talking her way into glamorous parties before heading home in the early hours to her adoring boyfriend, Luke. But her sensible older sister showing … Continue reading Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes #BookReview #WalshFamily2 #25thAnniversaryEdition #Penguin #NetGalley #5*

Tea & Sympathy by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery1 #PhantomPress #5*

FIRST IN THE TEA & SYMPATHY SERIES! Meet Lilly Tweed. Former Agony Aunt. Purveyor of Fine Teas. Accidental Sleuth. When Lilly Tweed former agony aunt with the local newspaper is made redundant, she takes the opportunity to pursue a lifelong ambition, to open The Tea Emporium in the small market town of Plumpton Mallet. But with her replacement making a hash of the column, it’s … Continue reading Tea & Sympathy by J. New #BookReview #Tea&SympathyMystery1 #PhantomPress #5*

Coming Home to the Four Streets by Nadine Dorries #BookReview #FourStreets4 #HeadofZeus #MidasPR #4.5*

In equal measure gritty and tender, Coming Home to the Four Streets is the latest instalment in the Four Streets saga, from Sunday Times bestseller Nadine Dorries. Trouble is coming to the four streets, especially for its redoubtable women, who’ve struggled through a bitter winter to put food on the table. The Dock Queen Carnival is only weeks away, but there’s no money for the usual celebrations. No sign … Continue reading Coming Home to the Four Streets by Nadine Dorries #BookReview #FourStreets4 #HeadofZeus #MidasPR #4.5*