The Woolworth Saturday Girls by Elaine Everest #BookReview #BookstagramBlogTourSupport #PanMacmillan #EDPR #5*

The Woolworths Saturday Girls is the seventh instalment in Elaine Everest’s much-loved Woolworths series. 1950. The Second World War is over and life has moved on for the Woolworth girls, Sarah, Maisie and Freda. In a new world the Woolworth women have high expectations of their daughters, wanting them to seize opportunities they didn’t have themselves. Ready to take on Saturday jobs at Woolworths, budding friends … Continue reading The Woolworth Saturday Girls by Elaine Everest #BookReview #BookstagramBlogTourSupport #PanMacmillan #EDPR #5*

Stepping Up by Sarah Turner #BookReview #DebutNovel #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #3.5*

This is a story about digging deep for strength you never knew you had and finding magic in things that were there all along. Beth has never stuck at anything. She’s quit more jobs and relationships than she can remember and she still sleeps in her childhood bedroom. It’s not that she hasn’t tried to grow up, it’s just that so far, the only commitment she’s held … Continue reading Stepping Up by Sarah Turner #BookReview #DebutNovel #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #3.5*

Mothers and Daughters by Erica James #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #4.5*

A sweeping family drama of old secrets and new beginnings… Even happy families have their secrets… Since the sudden death of her husband, Naomi has steadily rebuilt the life they shared in the village of Tilsham by the sea. Her eldest daughter, Martha, is sensible and determined – just like her father was – and very much in control of where her life is going. … Continue reading Mothers and Daughters by Erica James #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #4.5*

My Grandpa’s Second Wife by Lois Jean Thomas #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

Set in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan during the era of the Coronavirus pandemic, MY GRANDPA’S SECOND WIFE is a story that embraces diversity, with love reaching across cultural, racial, religious, and generational divides. Mercedes Maldonado, the child of a Caucasian mother and a long ago deported Mexican father, struggles in her marriage with her aristocratic Mexican husband. When she experiences an uncanny reconnection with a step-grandmother … Continue reading My Grandpa’s Second Wife by Lois Jean Thomas #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

The Choice by S. J. Ford #BookReview #BlogTour #DebutNovel #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #5*

The Husband.The Lawyer.The Detective.The Journalist.The Murderer.You are the jury. When Jane Bell uncovered that her next-door neighbour planned to blow up theirlocal primary school, she tried to get the police to listen to her. When they chose todo nothing, she took matters into her own hands. Jane Bell saved the children. She is a hero. She stopped a terrorist attack. Shemurdered a man. Jane Bell … Continue reading The Choice by S. J. Ford #BookReview #BlogTour #DebutNovel #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #5*

The Marmalade Diaries by Ben Aitken #BookReview #IconBooks #NetGalley #5*

From the author of the acclaimed THE GRAN TOUR ONE HOUSE. TWO HOUSEMATES. THREE REASONS TO WORRY: WINNIE AND BEN ARE SEPARATED BY 50 YEARS, A GULF IN CLASS, AND MAJOR DIFFERENCES OF OPINION. When hunting for a room in London, Ben Aitken came across one for a great price in a lovely part of town. There had to be a catch. And there was. The catch … Continue reading The Marmalade Diaries by Ben Aitken #BookReview #IconBooks #NetGalley #5*

The Patient by Tim Sullivan #BookReview #DSCross3 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #MidasPR #5*

The Patient is part of the DS George Cross sequence of thrillers, which can be read in any order. No fingerprints. No weapon. No witnesses. Can DS Cross prove it was murder? DS George Cross can be rude, difficult, and awkward with people. But his unfailing logic and dogged pursuit of the truth means his conviction rate is the best on the force. Now, this unusual … Continue reading The Patient by Tim Sullivan #BookReview #DSCross3 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #MidasPR #5*

Escaping Pretense by Deb Jean Miller #BookReview #OpalStonePress #4.5*

What if you could disappear forever? Pretense Abdicator is whip-smart, socially awkward and angry. When passed over for a well-deserved promotion at the prestigious financial firm of Crawford Spectrum, she hatches a get-even plan. Embezzle money from her wealthiest clients, assume a new identity, and flee the country. With over $2 million stashed in an offshore bank account under an alias, Pretense is certain she … Continue reading Escaping Pretense by Deb Jean Miller #BookReview #OpalStonePress #4.5*

The Dartmoor Girl & The Girl at Holly Cottage by Tania Crosse #BookReview #DevonshireSagas8&9 #BlogTour #JoffeBooks #Books’n’All #4.5*

The Dartmoor Girl A dramatic and poignant tale of one girl’s quest for the truth. Dartmoor, 1952. When fifteen-year-old Lily Hayes loses her mother, she finds herself at a crossroads: go to a children’s home or leave the bright lights of London to live with her estranged father in the wilds of Dartmoor. Lily moves from London to Dartmoor determined and excited to find out … Continue reading The Dartmoor Girl & The Girl at Holly Cottage by Tania Crosse #BookReview #DevonshireSagas8&9 #BlogTour #JoffeBooks #Books’n’All #4.5*

The Rosemary Goodacre Memorial Short Story Competition #InMemoryOf #Charity #GoodFriends

THE ROSEMARY GOODACRE MEMORIAL SHORT STORY COMPETITION To commemorate the life of saga author Rosemary Goodacre her friends are organising a short story competition with all profits going to her favourite charity Spadework. JUDGE: Vivien Brown About the competition: 1500 words maximum Theme: Friendship Each entry costs £7.50 Prizes: 1st £150.00 2nd £100.00 3rd £50.00 Entries open 1st November 2021Entries close midnight 31st March 2022 Please see … Continue reading The Rosemary Goodacre Memorial Short Story Competition #InMemoryOf #Charity #GoodFriends