Christmas with the Bobby Girls by Johanna Bell #BookReview #TheBobbyGirls3 #HodderandStoughton #NetGalley #5*

In the midst of war, can they find a reason to celebrate?1915. Patrolling is the last thing on the minds of Women’s Police Service recruits Annie, Maggie and Poppy right now, because Annie and her fiancé Richard are about to get married. She’s been waiting for this day her whole life, but when it finally comes it brings only heartache and Annie doesn’t know if she … Continue reading Christmas with the Bobby Girls by Johanna Bell #BookReview #TheBobbyGirls3 #HodderandStoughton #NetGalley #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*

The Peculiar Fate of Holly Banks by Julie Valerie #BookReview #VillageofPrimm2 #LakeUnionPublishing #NetGalley #4*

A wife, mother, and aspiring filmmaker clings to the pursuit of perfection only to have fate play with every plan she’s made in this quirky, contemplative, and empowering novel. Holly Banks is on a desperate mission to have it all, but nothing in life goes according to plan. She’s quickly learning that keeping up with the Joneses is a full-time job, especially when the women … Continue reading The Peculiar Fate of Holly Banks by Julie Valerie #BookReview #VillageofPrimm2 #LakeUnionPublishing #NetGalley #4*

Murder Unjoyful by Anita Waller #BookReview #KatandMouse5 #BloodhoundBooks #5*

Your favourite sleuths are back in this festive-themed latest instalment of the bestselling Kat and Mouse series. The lead up to Christmas sees the Connection private investigation team planning their festive season. Until a new case arrives… Catapulted into their biggest mystery yet, they are tasked with finding a killer who has been released on parole, and subsequently disappeared. Has he returned to finish the … Continue reading Murder Unjoyful by Anita Waller #BookReview #KatandMouse5 #BloodhoundBooks #5*

Holly’s Christmas Countdown by Suzie Tullett #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4*

Discover this year’s ultimate festive feel-good read! Holly has been planning Christmas in the Caribbean with her boyfriend Jeremy for the last few months and welcomes the chance to do something different for the festive season. But when Holly catches Jeremy in bed with another woman her hopes are shattered. Faced with no other option, it appears Holly is going to have to spend Christmas with her eccentric parents. Something … Continue reading Holly’s Christmas Countdown by Suzie Tullett #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #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*

Mordecai’s Ashes by Arlana Crane #BookReview #LarssonInvestigations1 #BigTreePress #5*

Karl Larsson is an out of work roughneck, home from the oil fields of Alberta and back on the coast for the first time in years. His wife has left him and his future looks bleak. Becoming a detective is the last thing on his mind, but when Karl learns that he has inherited his estranged grandfather’s agency he decides to take a chance. He … Continue reading Mordecai’s Ashes by Arlana Crane #BookReview #LarssonInvestigations1 #BigTreePress #5*

Truth Games by Caroline England #BookReview #Piatkus #5*

She tries hard to be the perfect mother, the perfect partner, the perfect daughter – but Ellie never seems to get it right. When an old friend from university re-enters their lives, dark memories from Ellie’s past begin to resurface. As Ellie starts to unravel some shocking and sinister realities, she realises that she must choose between keeping the family she loves – and facing … Continue reading Truth Games by Caroline England #BookReview #Piatkus #5*

A Blackpool Christmas by Maggie Mason #BookReview #SandgroniansTrilogy3 #BlogTour #Sphere #Little,BrownBookGroup #4.5*

THE WAR IS OVER, BUT WILL CHRISTMAS BE ENOUGH TO BRING THEM TOGETHER? The brand new novel by bestselling author Mary Wood, writing as Maggie Mason CHRISTMAS, 1918. The war may be over, but for newly reunited sisters Babs and Beth, peace has yet to find them. Having been taken from their mother at a young age and then separated themselves for twelve years, their … Continue reading A Blackpool Christmas by Maggie Mason #BookReview #SandgroniansTrilogy3 #BlogTour #Sphere #Little,BrownBookGroup #4.5*

Harper’s Heroes by Rosie Clarke #BookReview #HarpersEmporium4 #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

From the bestselling author of the Welcome to Harpers Emporium and The Mulberry Lane Series.The Harpers Girls come face to face with the harsh reality of the cruelty of war. Oxford Street, London 1915 Sally Harper quietly battles to keep Harpers afloat in the difficult days of the war, whilst husband Ben is working all hours for the War Office. Beth Burrow is fighting concern … Continue reading Harper’s Heroes by Rosie Clarke #BookReview #HarpersEmporium4 #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4*