July 2022

Well, I’ve moaned about the lack of heat in our summer, so when it arrived it went over the score – thirty degrees plus for Scotland is practically unheard of! I know that those in the south of the country suffered far higher temperatures – at least the weather, in general, is better. After two days we were back to the usual unpredictability. Today is … Continue reading July 2022

Burying the Crown by T. P. Fielden #BookReview #GuyHarford2 #Thomas&Mercer #KindleUnlimited #5*

Even as war rages, there are deep secrets lurking in the heart of Buckingham Palace… Windsor, 1942. War rages through Great Britain. Anna Duckworth, former lover of Prince George, Duke of Kent, is found dead after an enemy bomb blast at her country home. When courtier Guy Harford is called to dispose of incriminating love letters between Anna and the Duke, it becomes clear that … Continue reading Burying the Crown by T. P. Fielden #BookReview #GuyHarford2 #Thomas&Mercer #KindleUnlimited #5*

The Killing Code by J. D. Kirk #BookReview #DCILogan3 #ZertexCrime #KindleUnlimited #5*

How do you catch a killer who doesn’t exist? After twenty years on the force, Detective Chief Inspector Jack Logan thinks he has seen it all. He is wrong. When a nurse is murdered on her way home from nightshift, Jack and his team go on the hunt for her killer. As more victims are uncovered, Jack finds himself tracking a murderer afflicted by a … Continue reading The Killing Code by J. D. Kirk #BookReview #DCILogan3 #ZertexCrime #KindleUnlimited #5*

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane #BookReview #HarperCollins #4.5*

The brilliant new romcom from the bestselling author of mega-hit, Last Night Two strangers.One big coincidence.Driving each other crazy is just the beginning… Harriet Hatley is running away from everything. Getting married.Her boyfriend’s family.Her past. A dream house-share seems like the perfect place to hide, but her unlikely housemate Cal is no stranger to running away himself. And he’s also hiding secrets of his own . … Continue reading Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane #BookReview #HarperCollins #4.5*

She’s Up To No Good by Sara Goodman Confino #BookReview #LakeUnionPublishing #KindleFirstReads #5*

For two women generations apart, going home will change their lives in this funny, poignant, and life-affirming novel about family, secrets, and broken hearts by the author of For the Love of Friends. Four years into her marriage, Jenna is blindsided when her husband asks for a divorce. With time on her hands and her life in flux, she agrees to accompany her eccentric grandmother Evelyn … Continue reading She’s Up To No Good by Sara Goodman Confino #BookReview #LakeUnionPublishing #KindleFirstReads #5*

A Killer is Calling by B. L. Faulkner #BookReview #BSAPublications #DCSPalmer&SeriousMurderSquad4 #KindleUnlimited #5*

A redundant Naval Weapons Scientist seeks revenge by aiming to turn the latest Weapon of Mass Destruction on London’s population and proves he can do it by killing several innocent people. Palmer and the team must find him and stop him before he unleashes his weapon via the phone lines on millions of people.Palmer takes help from his old contact in the Ministry of Defence … Continue reading A Killer is Calling by B. L. Faulkner #BookReview #BSAPublications #DCSPalmer&SeriousMurderSquad4 #KindleUnlimited #5*

My Little Brother by Diane Saxon #BookReview #BoldwoodBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*

Two siblings, both missing for 20 years turn up within one day of each other. One dead. One alive. It was an ordinary school day, the day I lost my little brother.One moment he was on the roundabout and then was gone. Gone. Missing.They all blamed me. I was in charge. Even though I was only ten years old.They sent me away. The hurt, the … Continue reading My Little Brother by Diane Saxon #BookReview #BoldwoodBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*

A Feather on the Water by Lindsay Jane Ashford #BookReview #LakeUnionPublishing #KindleFirstReads #4.5*

For three women in postwar Germany, 1945 is a time of hope—lost and found—in this powerful novel by the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express. Just weeks after World War II ends, three women from different corners of the world arrive in Germany to run a Displaced Persons camp. They long to help rebuild shattered lives—including their own… For Martha, going to Germany … Continue reading A Feather on the Water by Lindsay Jane Ashford #BookReview #LakeUnionPublishing #KindleFirstReads #4.5*

Heaven and Hell for the Tobacco Girls by Lizzie Lane #BookReview #TheTobaccoGirls4 #BoldwoodBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*

Dear Readers, Let me take you back to a time when the lives of ordinary women were changed as never before. I used to listen with avid interest as my mother and others told me of their wartime experiences, the fear, the shortages, the blackout and the sudden changes in their lives. Factory girls, typists, debutantes and housewives left the home front and took up … Continue reading Heaven and Hell for the Tobacco Girls by Lizzie Lane #BookReview #TheTobaccoGirls4 #BoldwoodBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*

Finale by Karl Hill #BookReview #AdamBlack5 #BloodhoundBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*

A Scottish special forces veteran investigates an old friend’s murder as a favour to his grieving widow—but he may go to his own grave without any answers . . . When Adam Black attends the funeral of an old friend, Desmond Gallagher—a human rights lawyer shot dead while jogging—the widow asks for his help, and he can’t say no. She confides that her husband had been threatened by … Continue reading Finale by Karl Hill #BookReview #AdamBlack5 #BloodhoundBooks #KindleUnlimited #5*