Jack & Bet; tender portrayal of marriage and friendship

Published on World Book Day 2020 (5th March), Jack & Bet is a warm, understated, character driven story. It is a moving narrative of finding a sense of identity through home and friendship; and adapting…

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The Jewel; the story of Rabbie Burns muse

So I’ve spent this last week reading novels about two of our greatest ever bards, William Shakespeare and Robert Burns – or more precisely, the women in their lives. The first of these books is…

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Cracking Books To Read in 2020!

I hope you all had a lovely time and are looking forward to 2020. Believe me, if the world of books is anything to go by, 2020 is going to be a brilliant year! Please…

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2019 Wrap Up; My Top Books of the Year

So the last few days I’ve been giving it a lot of thought as to my favourite books of the year. I’ve really tried to narrow it down to ten books, but hey I’ve failed…

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The Secret Messenger; a gripping war time read

If you follow my blog you’ll know I love historic fiction, especially fiction focusing on the two world wars. Yes, these novels are fiction but they are often born out of fact and real lives…

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