Knowing Me Knowing You by Mandy Baggot

Recently single mother Kate is struggling.  Clinging on to a career and bringing up her 2 year old daughter leads to nights alone drowning her sorrows in the cheapest white wine she can find. Forced to employ Joel, a male escort, to accompany her to a professionals’ dinner, Kate somehow ends up in the middle of a relationship contest, competing for a £100,000 prize alongside someone she barely knows. With…

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Privileges by Jonathan Dee

The lives of the Morey family are the focus in this novel on love and wealth. The story opens with the marriage of Adam and Cynthia.  Neither of them come from a ‘monied’ background, it is Cynthia’s stepfather Warren who provides the opulence from his bank balance………..  and neither of them had positive role models in their own parents.  They are clearly in love.  Their children, April and Jonas, are…

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The Woman He Loved Before

The Woman He Loved Before Dorothy Koomson What an absorbing read that tells of love, choices and the consequences of how the past affects the future!  It reminds us that what you see isn’t always what you get!  The prologue is enough on it’s own to hook you in – as we know from reading the blurb, Jack was married to Eve before Libby and there are secrets. The prologue…

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Dog Walks Man

Dog Walks Man – A Six-Legged Odyssey John Zeaman Thank you to Octopus Books for providing me with a copy of this fabulous book. The blurb on the back cover is exactly what you get.  I enjoyed reading every chapter in this book, not only because it relates to me as a dog owner and therefore walker but also because of the insights Zeaman shares.  This is not a book…

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