… the blog will be quieter over the next few weeks.  I didn’t want you to think I had just disappeared! I don’t have anything planned or scheduled so if I do post, in all honesty it could be anything (I love my routine as…

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The Last Hours first came to my attention when I saw the schedule for Dorchester Literary Festival.  Although I couldn’t make the event I was drawn to the story.  Then I received the email from Netgalley and was tempted to request but could I justify…

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I’m delighted to be hosting Suzie Kolber on the blog today.  Suzie is a volunteer at ObituariesHelp.org (a not for profit website) which helps a lot of adults and children with the first steps of creating a family tree and today she’s sharing 3 reasons…

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I had a brilliant time at Mandy Baggot’s paperback launch for One Christmas Kiss in Notting Hill at Waterstones in Salisbury recently.  It was great to catch up with lots of chatting, a brilliant reading from Mandy and her daughters (and sampling the wine 🙂…

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Last week I spotlighted Kathryn Freeman’s 2017 Christmas novel and in celebration of her first Christmas novel (which is available to purchase in paperback) Kathryn is sharing with us today how she wrote that first Christmas story.   Do you believe in Father Christmas? For…

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I was drawn to The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer not only for its historical content.  Two brothers travelling through time away from plague ridden 1348?  Just imagine what they would encounter through the ages.  Would they be able to cope?  How would they understand…

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I’m delighted to be on tour today sharing my thoughts on Can You Keep a Secret? by Karen Perry.  This isn’t a genre that usually grabs me, however, the blurb on this story did and I was intrigued … Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Penguin (30 Nov. 2017)…

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Ruth Eastham’s award winning debut novel, The Memory Cage, was among the first I reviewed when I started my blog in 2011.  Of course, when I received a message saying The Warrior in the Mist was available to review, I couldn’t resist saying yes please!…

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I’m delighted to be taking part in the tour today organised by Rachel’s Random Resources for Kathryn Freeman’s second Christmas novel, A Little Christmas Faith. As well as spotlighting the novel, you have the chance to read about two very special characters.  Don’t miss it!…

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