6 of the best books publishing February

It’s not easy resisting browsing what’s coming up in the book publishing world (despite a towering TBR pile!) and I’ve written quite a list for the first half of this year.  I’m a bit late for my January wishlist so here’s 6 books that have caught my eye that are publishing next month.     I’ve been a fan of Sophie Kinsella‘s writing for a few years now (I haven’t…

Pulse pounding read | The Disciple by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Having read (and loved) The String Diaries and Written in the Blood I’ve been eagerly awaiting Stephen Lloyd Jones next novel.  Did The Disciple measure up to my expectations?   They are coming… On a storm-battered road at the edge of the Devil’s Kitchen, a woman survives a fatal accident and gives birth to a girl who should never have lived. The child’s protection lies in the hands of Edward…

5 Halloween Reads to make you shiver

The end of October is the perfect time of year to escape into fictional worlds that bring darkness and death but also hope in the belief of a new cycle.  It’s a magical time of year where the veil between worlds offers us a glimpse into another time and place.  I’ve chosen 5 Halloween reads that for me, represent these themes.   I’m sharing a short story to raise the hairs…

Book Review : The Silver Tide by Jen Williams

When I reviewed The Copper Promise in 2014 (the first novel in the trilogy) I said it was a very promising start and that I had a feeling that this trilogy would be a keeper.  I wasn’t wrong. In October the same year I was delighted to have nabbed Jen Williams as part of a Samhain feature for a Q&A.  Jen shared that the second novel, The Iron Ghost, was a…

Book Review and Giveaway : The Last Kiss Goodbye by Tasmina Perry

I have to confess I haven’t read anything by Tasmina Perry before (although I know she is a Sunday Times best seller). I was intrigued when The Last Kiss Goodbye came through the letterbox.  I always enjoy two timelines and the mystery behind the faded photograph was definitely a hook.  And I have to say right now that I absolutely loved it! I’m so fortunate to receive surprises in the…