Betsy & Lilibet: a regal delight

I spent my weekend reading Betsy & Lilibet; and for me it was such a lovely way to spend my Saturday and Sunday. This is a novel full of wit, nostalgia and pathos. It made…

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Blog Tour: Petals and Stones

Petals and Stones is a book full of beautiful, vivid imagery, using food and nature to symbolise and explore the emotional journey of Uma, the central character at the heart of this story. On the…

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The Key; the heartbreaking page turner of the autumn

Very rarely do I give a book my top rating of five stars, but crikey The Key by Kathryn Hughes definitely deserves five stars. It is a compelling story with flawed and very real characters,…

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Blog Tour: All That Was Lost

All That Was Lost is such an original and emotionally intelligent read; it is a must read. Yes, this book focuses on death and grief, but don’t let that mislead you; it is not depressing.…

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Summer of Secrets: sublime and emotionally charged

Summer of Secrets has been published today so I urge you to go out and buy your copy now. It really is a brilliant and compelling read that had me hooked all the way through.…

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