Daily Diary .. October



31st Happy Hallowe’en! The month is nicely rounded off today with the publication of Englishwoman at Christmas by Jenny O’Brien, a truly wonderful and different Christmas novel.

30th I’ve had a wonderful month packed with Christmas reads and today I’m sharing my review for Christmas Secrets in Snowflake Cove by Emily Harvale, a novel full of festive words and phrases and a really fun read!

29th Today I’m thrilled to be taking part in the Blog Tour for The Note by Zoe Folbigg .. find out all about the book, the author – and read my review!

28th Another review today, this time Englishwoman at Christmas by Jenny O’Brien which is a wonderful Christmas romance and differs from the others I’ve read this year.

27th Christmas at Bay Tree Cottage by Linn B Halton  is published today, and my review for Stuck with You by Anna Premoli also added. Another busy day!

26th Today sees the release of Tilly Tennant’s latest novel which promises to be a ‘wonderfully festive feel-good romance’ .. sounds good to me!

25th Congratulations to Kathryn Croft on publication day of her novel reviewed here yesterday .. and today I have added Christmas at Bay Tree Cottage by Linn B Halton – a real treat for the festive season!

24th I finished reading Silent Lies by Kathryn Croft and it lives up to all it’s hype. If you enjoy a good psychological thriller, this is one to add to your tbr list!

23rd Time to get planning for your festive reading! Today sees the publication of Christmas at the Dancing Duck by Daisy James which promises to be a great addition to your list.

22nd I’ve finished the fourth book in the Detective Kay Hunter series, Hell to Pay by Rachel Amphlett and what a heart-thudding, adrenalin pumping book it was!

21st Today I’m thrilled to introduce my guest reviewer, seven year old Aisha, and both of our reviews for Ronaldo: The Reindeer Flying Academy by Maxine Sylvester.

20th I’m delighted to add my review of Christmas on Lovelace Lane by Alice Ross – fast becoming a firm fan of Alice Ross’s writing!

19th Today sees the publications of another three books read, reviewed and enjoyed .. Everything You Do Is Wrong by Amanda Coe, Anything You Do Say by Gillian McAllister and Christmas with the Bomb Girls by Daisy Styles. Congratulations to all three authors for producing such fabulously written books!

18th I’ve really enjoyed reading Christmas with the Bomb Girls by Daisy Styles .. review not published.

17th A very busy one today with three reviewed novels published AND a cover reveal!  How Not to be a Bride by Portia MacIntosh, The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine and London Noir by Ann Girdharry are all out today along with the cover for Christmas Secrets in Snowflake Cove by Emily Harvale.

16th Today I’m thrilled to both publish my review for Fatal Masquerade by Vivian Conroy and participate in the Blog Tour planned and organised by Vivian herself. I’m also publishing my review for The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine, a psychological thriller which I highly recommend.

15th I’m delighted to add Manipulated Lives by H. A. Leushcel to my tbr list, following a  review request from the author. I shall read it soon, so watch this space!

14th Having spent the last 24 hours reading Anything You Do Say by Gillian McAllister I can heartily recommend it to everyone who enjoys a good psychological suspense!

13th It may be Friday the 13th but my reading mojo has no bad luck at the moment! Today sees another review from me; How Not to be a Bride by Portia MacIntosh is a fabulously sparking rom-com and one which I thoroughly enjoyed.

12th Having read the second in Alice Ross’s Cookery Club series, I couldn’t wait to grab the final instalment and happy to share my review of The Cotswolds Cookery Club: A Taste of France by Alice Ross today.

11th Today I’m sharing my review for Everything You Do Is Wrong by Amanda Coe, due to be published on 19 October.

10th I’m thrilled to be one of today’s stops on the blog tour for Darcie Boleyn’s Christmas at Conwenna Cove. This is a fabulous festive read and one which I highly recommend!

9th Amazon’s autumn sale has over 400 titles as low as 99p including Tasmina Perry’s The Pool House, described as ‘dark and intriguing’.

8th My new review today is for the second book in The Cotswolds Cookery 51wizLxKv9LClub and this one is ‘A Taste of Spain’ .. superb writing from Alice Ross and a great read even if you’re not a foodie!

51feDstbFaL._SY346_.jpg7th If you’re looking for an excellent read, you will find it in Alison Sherlock’s A House to Mend a Broken Heart and it’s currently FREE.

6th Publication day for Annie’s Christmas by the Sea by Liz Eeles 51wSkD08wFL._SY346_a ‘funny, feel-good Christmas romance which has fantastic reviews already!

5th Aria Fiction have revealed the cover for Jill Steeples’ DLXYx8bW0AIl2oP.jpg largeWedding Bells at the Dog & Duck which is now available for pre-order. In the meantime, catch up with the earlier books in this fabulously entertaining series!

4th Vivian Conroy’s Fatal Masquerade is published today by HQ Digital. The fourth book in the Lady Alkmene Cosy Mystery series, I shall soon be taking part in the blog tour – watch this space!

3rd Today I’ve published my review for If Only You Knew by Cynthia Clark a stunning debut thriller and currently on offer for the really low price of 98p!

I was lucky enough to read some terrific readsxGhIjKpa6kDd in September and although I enjoyed many, The Good Mother by Karen Osman really stood out.

2nd Such a busy start to this month! Another of my reviewed books is out today .. The Lido Girls by Allie Burns is a story of friendship, set between both world wars.

1st A great start to this month with the publication of two novels reviewed .. The Good Mother by Karen Osman and A Place to call Home by Tania Crosse are both highly recommended – and so very different!



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