The Silver Rose Dating Agency by Angelena Boden #BookReview #PeakDistrictMystery2 #BlogTour #RachelsRandomResources#3.5*

When lonely widow Kitty Merriweather moves to Derbyshire’s Hope Valley, she joins the Silver Rose online dating site because it offers a safe place for the over sixties to find romance. There, she meets the enigmatic Harvey, a scientist working on a conservation project in Bali who promises her “hot days and stormy nights.” Love blooms quickly but Kitty breaks all the rules laid down … Continue reading The Silver Rose Dating Agency by Angelena Boden #BookReview #PeakDistrictMystery2 #BlogTour #RachelsRandomResources#3.5*

Last Flight to Stalingrad by Graham Hurley #BookReview #SpoilsofWar#5 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #4*

PRAISE FOR GRAHAM HURLEY ‘Liked this. Went someway to plugging the ginormous hole that Philip Kerr’s sadpassing has left in my life’ Dermot O’Leary ‘So well-written you can smell the sweat and taste the fear’ Peter May ‘A searing portrait of the Nazi elite as the war turns against them. Raw, shocking andmeticulously researched’ Tim Sebastian Berlin, 1942. For four years, the men in field … Continue reading Last Flight to Stalingrad by Graham Hurley #BookReview #SpoilsofWar#5 #BlogTour #HeadofZeus #NetGalley #4*

The Tobacco Girls by Lizzie Lane #BookReview #BlogTour #TobaccoGirls1 #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

The start of a thrilling new series, from bestselling author Lizzie Lane which follows three friends through thick and thin. Bristol 1939. School leaver Maisie Miles suspects her father, a small-time crook, has an ulterior motive for insisting she gets a job at the W. D. & H. O. Wills tobacco factory but keeps it to herself. She’s befriended by effervescent Phyllis Mason and kind-hearted … Continue reading The Tobacco Girls by Lizzie Lane #BookReview #BlogTour #TobaccoGirls1 #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

Bliss Uncovered by Tony J. Forder #BookReview #DIBliss#0.5 #BlogTour #SpareNibBooks #BookOnTheBrightSide #5*

The bestselling author of the stunning DI Bliss crime series is back – this time with a thrilling prequel novella. A double life – a single truth. Fresh out of uniform, DC Jimmy Bliss finds himself at the centre of an undercover sting. Enlisted by a crew of villains to crack a safe, he fears his cover is blown when he’s seen in the wrong … Continue reading Bliss Uncovered by Tony J. Forder #BookReview #DIBliss#0.5 #BlogTour #SpareNibBooks #BookOnTheBrightSide #5*

Heading Over the Hill by Judy Leigh #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources #5*

Growing old disgracefully and having a grand old time… Billy and Dawnie may be in their seventies, but that won’t stop them taking chances or starting again. Their grown-up children have families and lives of their own, so now it’s Billy and Dawnie’s turn, and a life near the sea in Devon beckons. But the residents of Margot Street (or Maggot Street as Dawnie insists … Continue reading Heading Over the Hill by Judy Leigh #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources #5*

The Villa of Dreams by Lucy Coleman #BookReview #BlogTour #Boldwood #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources #5*

Seren Maddison left behind a rainy Britain to follow her dreams and live and work in Lisbon.  The vibrancy, the beautiful scenery and the sunshine, made her fall in love and she knew, instantly, that it would be her forever home. International artist Reid Henderson has homes in Lisbon and London. Following his painful divorce, his dream is to turn his luxurious home into an … Continue reading The Villa of Dreams by Lucy Coleman #BookReview #BlogTour #Boldwood #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources #5*

The Unravelling of Maria by F J Curlew #BookReview #BlogTour #IndieAuthor #4.5*

Lovers separated by the Iron Curtain.Two women whose paths should never have crossed.A remarkable journey that changes all of their lives. Maria’s history is a lie.Washed up on the shores of Sweden in 1944, with no memory, she was forced to create her own.Nearly half a century later she still has no idea of her true identity. Jaak is fighting for Estonia’s independence refusing to … Continue reading The Unravelling of Maria by F J Curlew #BookReview #BlogTour #IndieAuthor #4.5*

War in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi #BookReview #Valleys2 #BlogTour #Hera #BookOnTheBrightSide #5*

WW1 marches on, but 1916. Young mother, Violet Jones, lives a tough life in the Rhymney Valley, caring for 4-year-old Clarice and baby Benjy on her own while soldier husband Charlie fights on the Front Line. But when tragedy strikes, Violet’s life becomes even harder.While they may be far from the battlefields, the effects of WW1 take their toll on the small mining community of Dorcalon, with food … Continue reading War in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi #BookReview #Valleys2 #BlogTour #Hera #BookOnTheBrightSide #5*

Moonlight Over Studland Bay by Della Galton #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

Animal loving Samantha Jones is on a mission to ‘live the dream’. When best friend Abby has a beautiful baby boy Sam’s priorities change and she realises she wants more from her life. Uninspired with her dull day job Sam plans to expand Purbeck Pooches, her seaside pet sitting business into a full-time career and embarks on a mission to find her perfect man. Sam … Continue reading Moonlight Over Studland Bay by Della Galton #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

A Little Christmas Hope by Kathryn Freeman #BookReview #ChristmasWishes3 #BlogTour #OneMoreChapter #RachelsRandomResources #5*

Newly promoted head teacher Anna Dalton needs a Christmas miracle – and fast! After years of sitting through excruciatingly dull Christmas productions, complete with crying children and sleeping parents, she’s determined Riddlescomb Primary School will put on a Nativity to remember.  Enter bad boy actor Dan Ramsey, recently axed from the lead role in a TV drama and in desperate need of cleaning up his … Continue reading A Little Christmas Hope by Kathryn Freeman #BookReview #ChristmasWishes3 #BlogTour #OneMoreChapter #RachelsRandomResources #5*