When the email about The Lady of Ravens first popped into my inbox I was delighted. Absolutely delighted. I love historical fiction and I barely read any last year. 2019 was the year of the thriller for me, but I'm hoping 2020 will be a little bit more varied. Anyway. I love a good historical... Continue Reading →
Earlier this year, back in March, I had the pleasure of reading The Island affair by Helena Halme and I fell in love with the characters and the beautiful Nordic setting. So I was delighted when the second book in the series arrived through my letterbox last week. And then I was even further delighted... Continue Reading →
So last week I got a rather happy message via Twitter from Dave (@The_WriteReads) informing me that I had won The Write Reads gang giveaway sponsored by The Folio Society. I won an amazing £50 gift voucher to spend on any of the wide selection of beautiful books they offer. And the books are all... Continue Reading →
A clean canvas by Elizabeth Mundy was a good read, it’s the type of book I very much enjoy on my summer holidays. And by that, I mean that it doesn’t require a whole lot of concentration, it’s light, fun and just easy to enjoy. It is the second in a series and although it... Continue Reading →
I have sat down twice now to write my review and I have yet to figure out what I want to say. I am still waiting for inspiration... I’m sure it will arrive at any moment...now…or now… or maybe now… Nope? Oh well, I better just get on with it. First up - I enjoyed... Continue Reading →
I enjoyed it. I really enjoyed it. It’s the type of contemporary romance/drama that I am enjoying far more these days than the light and fluffy reads. It had substance. The Island Affair by Helena Halme dealt with some tough themes of grief, loss, betrayal, martial affairs - but it wasn’t a sad story. It... Continue Reading →
Hello!Phew, that is the awkward first post taken care of.