The Halfpenny Girls at Christmas by Maggie Mason #BookReview #TheHalfpennyGirls2 #BlogTour #Sphere #LittleBrown #5*

THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE BRAND NEW SAGA SERIES BY MAGGIE MASON – MEET THE HALFPENNY GIRLS. . . Will their prayers be answered at the most wonderful time of the year? As Christmas approaches, Alice, Edith and Marg continue to face hardships growing up on one of the poorest streets in Blackpool. Penniless, their friendship has helped them survive this far, but it’ll take … Continue reading The Halfpenny Girls at Christmas by Maggie Mason #BookReview #TheHalfpennyGirls2 #BlogTour #Sphere #LittleBrown #5*

The Patchwork Girls by Elaine Everest #BookReview #BlogTour #Pan #EDPR #5*

The Patchwork Girls by Elaine Everest is a moving story about the ties of friends and family, set during the turbulence of the Second World War. 1939. After the sudden and tragic loss of her husband, Helen is returning home to her mother’s house in Biggin Hill, Kent – the one place she vowed she’d never go back to again. Alone and not knowing where to … Continue reading The Patchwork Girls by Elaine Everest #BookReview #BlogTour #Pan #EDPR #5*

The Wedding Cake Wish by Rosie Green #BookReview #LittleDuckPondCafe17 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Wedding excitement is in the air! With their big day approaching, Fen has her heart set on a gorgeous, intimate celebration with not much fuss at all. But strong-minded mother-of-the-bride Marjery seems to have considerably grander plans. There’s also the small problem of a missing best man, and when Fen tasks Hudson Holmes and Ruby Watkiss with the job of tracking him down, their investigations … Continue reading The Wedding Cake Wish by Rosie Green #BookReview #LittleDuckPondCafe17 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Let’s Hear it for the Boy by Graham Hey #BookReview #ChronosPublishing #1*

When twenty-something James Valentine pays an unscheduled visit to a fortune teller in Whitby, he is told that he’s going to meet three women that will influence his life in ways that he could never imagine! It’s the fabulously funny story of a struggling magician trying to find true love somewhere amongst the gay bars, working men’s clubs and cake shops of a West Yorkshire … Continue reading Let’s Hear it for the Boy by Graham Hey #BookReview #ChronosPublishing #1*

Death in the Woods by Jo Allen #BookReview #DCISatterthwaite6 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

A series of copycat suicides, prompted by a mysterious online blogger, causes DCI Jude Satterthwaite more problems than usual, intensifying his concerns about his troublesome younger brother, Mikey. Along with his partner, Ashleigh O’Halloran, and a local psychiatrist, Vanessa Wood, Jude struggles to find the identity of the malicious troll gaslighting young people to their deaths. The investigation stirs grievances both old and new. What … Continue reading Death in the Woods by Jo Allen #BookReview #DCISatterthwaite6 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Liberty Terrace by Madeleine D’Arcy #BookReview #DoirePress #MidasPR #4*

Liberty Terrace features a bevy of characters who reside in a fictional area of Cork City in the period 2016 to 2020. The inhabitants of Liberty Terrace come and go, and their lives occasionally intersect in stories that are sometimes funny, sometimes dark, often both. The cast of characters includes retired Garda Superintendent Deckie Google, a young homeless squatter, the mother of an autistic child … Continue reading Liberty Terrace by Madeleine D’Arcy #BookReview #DoirePress #MidasPR #4*

The Christmas Escape by Sarah Morgan #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

The new Christmas book from the Sunday Times bestselling author of One More for Christmas and A Wedding in December! It was supposed to be Christy Sullivan’s perfect Christmas escape – a dream trip to Lapland with her family and best friend, Alix. But facing a make-or-break marriage crisis, Christy desperately needs time alone with her husband, Seb. Her solution? Alix, along with Seb’s oldest friend, Zac, can take Christy’s … Continue reading The Christmas Escape by Sarah Morgan #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

The Amazing Life of Cecelia Chattergee by Bernie Morgan #BookReview #ChronosPublishing #4.5*

As she lay on the bed, bruised and bleeding, she felt her strength come back, and her steely determination tightened inside. It was time to make a decision. Cecilia Chattergee (1876-1947) was a woman who defied convention. She was a lawyer in India, at a time when women didn’t have careers. She was a Parsee who married outside of her religion. She lived as a … Continue reading The Amazing Life of Cecelia Chattergee by Bernie Morgan #BookReview #ChronosPublishing #4.5*

The Perfect Daughter by Alex Stone #BookReview #BlogTour #Boldwood #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

The perfect daughter… Jess Harper has spent her whole life trying to make her mum, Abigail happy and proud. And everything Jess does, from the clothes she wears, the job she has, the men she dates, are all approved by Abigail first. The perfect boyfriend… So when Jess announces that she has a new man in her life – plumber Adam – Abigail is less … Continue reading The Perfect Daughter by Alex Stone #BookReview #BlogTour #Boldwood #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

My Fence is Electric by Mark Newman #BookReview #OdysseyBooks #HenryRoiPR #5*

A housing estate is in shock following a child’s disappearance. A girl and her invisible friend go their separate ways. A father and a son bond over Post-It notes. A single father and his daughter have different approaches to the disappearance of their dog. A father finds his way to coax his agoraphobic son back out into the world. My Fence is Electric and Other … Continue reading My Fence is Electric by Mark Newman #BookReview #OdysseyBooks #HenryRoiPR #5*