The Distant Dead by Lesley Thomson #BookReview #TheDetectivesDaughter8 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #4.5*

A woman lies dead in a bombed-out house. A tragic casualty of the Blitz? Or something more sinister? Sixty years later, the detective’s daughter unearths the truth… From the number 1 bestselling author of The Detective’s Daughter. LONDON, 1940 Several neighbours heard the scream of the woman in the bombed-out house. One told the detective she thought the lady had seen a mouse. Another said it … Continue reading The Distant Dead by Lesley Thomson #BookReview #TheDetectivesDaughter8 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #4.5*

Hawthorn Woods by Patrick Canning #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4.5*

What horrors will an amateur sleuth find when she visits a picture-perfect neighborhood? Summer, 1989. Sick and tired of a divorce she can’t seem to get over, Francine leaves San Francisco to visit her sister in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois: an idyllic slice of Midwest suburbia that looks like the perfect place to relax and recover. But it doesn’t take long before strange occurrences in the … Continue reading Hawthorn Woods by Patrick Canning #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4.5*

Lost Property by Helen Paris #BookReview #Transworld #NetGalley #4.5*

Dot Watson has lost her way. Twelve years ago her life veered off course, and the guilt over what happened still haunts her. Before then she was living in Paris, forging an exciting career; now her time is spent visiting her mother’s care home, fielding interfering calls from her sister and working at the London Transport Lost Property office, diligently cataloguing items as misplaced as … Continue reading Lost Property by Helen Paris #BookReview #Transworld #NetGalley #4.5*

The Cancer Ladies’ Running Club by Josie Lloyd #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

Sometimes we need our friends to help us find our feet… When Keira first receives her breast cancer diagnosis, she doesn’t want to have to tell her family, or step back from work. She doesn’t want to sit in a hospital, or be part of a group of fellow cancer patients. Cancer is not her club. But as she accepts that her health is no longer something … Continue reading The Cancer Ladies’ Running Club by Josie Lloyd #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

All Sorrows Can Be Borne by Loren Stephens #BookReview #BlogTour #RareBirdBooks #OvertheRiverPR #4*

Inspired by true events, All Sorrows Can Be Borne is the story of Noriko Ito, a Japanese woman faced with unimaginable circumstances that force her to give up her son to save her husband. Set in Hiroshima, Osaka, and the badlands of eastern Montana and spanning the start of World War II to 1982, this breathtaking novel is told primarily in the voice of Noriko, a feisty … Continue reading All Sorrows Can Be Borne by Loren Stephens #BookReview #BlogTour #RareBirdBooks #OvertheRiverPR #4*

The Missing Husband by Natasha Boydell #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #5*

Discover a totally gripping new psychological thriller today. How would you cope if your husband disappeared? Kate and Pete have been the perfect couple ever since they were teenagers. Fifteen years later they have two young daughters, live in a beautiful London townhouse and seem like they have it all. But one day, Pete leaves for work and never comes home.  In a note Kate … Continue reading The Missing Husband by Natasha Boydell #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #5*

A New Baby for Sunflower Street -Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet6 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

Lila Morris feels like she’s been pregnant for years and is trying everything she can to bring on labour as her due date approaches. Joanne Baker and Max Jenkins have bought the cottage of their dreams and everything seems perfect. But life always has a few surprises in store. Roxie Walker is really excited about the new baby that will soon arrive on Sunflower Street. … Continue reading A New Baby for Sunflower Street -Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet6 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

Nothing New for Sophie Drew by Katey Lovell #BookReview #SophieDrew1 #Bloodhound #4*

Discover a heartwarming romantic comedy today. Who ever said life was easy?  Sophie Drew is thirty, single and stuck in a dead-end job; convinced everyone around her has their lives in order as she’s stuck muddling through. When a final demand from the bank makes her realise how dire her financial situation is, Sophie becomes determined to pay off her debts and take back control.  … Continue reading Nothing New for Sophie Drew by Katey Lovell #BookReview #SophieDrew1 #Bloodhound #4*

A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton #BookReview #RationBook5 #BlogTour #Corvus #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

Not even the Blitz can shake a mother’s love. Cathy was a happy, blushing bride when Britain went to war with Germany three years ago. But her youthful dreams were crushed by her violent husband Stanley’s involvement with the fascist black-shirts, and even when he’s conscripted to fight she knows it’s only a brief respite – divorce is not an option. Cathy, a true Brogan … Continue reading A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton #BookReview #RationBook5 #BlogTour #Corvus #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

The East End Girl in Blue by Fenella J. Miller #BookReview #TheGirlsinBlue2 #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #

As the war rages on around her, one girl in blue’s life is about to change forever… Even in wartime, East End girl Nancy Evans has reason to hope. She’s a rising star in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and she’ll be walking down the aisle any day now… but then a brutal night of bombing changes her life forever. Newly pregnant and single, Nancy … Continue reading The East End Girl in Blue by Fenella J. Miller #BookReview #TheGirlsinBlue2 #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #