Miss Buncle’s Book by D E Stevenson – review

Published by Persephone Books Publication date – 1 October 2008 Source – own copy Barbara Buncle is in a bind. Times are harsh, and Barbara’s bank account has seen better days. Maybe she could sell a novel … if she knew any stories. Stumped for ideas, Barbara draws inspiration from her fellow residents of Silverstream,…

Matt Wingett – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Matt Wingett to the blog. Matt is the author of The Snow Witch which was published by Life is Amazing on 1 September 2017. Matt kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Snow Witch. Donitza, The Snow Witch, is a young woman on…

Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves by Rachel Malik – review

Published by Penguin Publication date – 1 February 2018 (paperback) Source – review copy One day in 1940 Rene Hargreaves walks out on her family and the city to take a position as a Land Girl at the remote Starlight farm. There she will live with and help lonely farmer Elsie Boston. At first Elsie…

Elle Croft – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Elle Croft to the blog. Elle’s debut novel, The Guilty Wife was published by Orion on 25 January 2018. Elle kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Guilty Wife. When Calum Bradley is found stabbed to death, photographer Bethany Reston is relieved that…

This Could Change Everything by Jill Mansell – review

Published by Headline Publication date – 25 January 2018 Source – review copy On the one hand, if Essie hadn’t written that letter – the one that only her best friend was meant to see – then she’d still be living like an actual proper grown-up, tucked up with Paul in his picture-perfect cottage, maybe…

The Single Girls Calendar by Erin Green – extract

The Single Girls Calendar by Erin Green is published by Aria Fiction on 1 February 2018, in ebook format. Today, to celebrate publication, Aria Fiction have allowed me to share this extract with you. The MacDonald Burlington hotel looked nothing like Esmé imagined. Esmé envisaged that her arrival at the grand establishment would be on…

Eva Dolan – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Eva Dolan to the blog. Eva is the author of Long Way Home, Tell No Tales, After You Die and Watch Her Disappear, featuring Dectives Ziguc and Ferreira . Her latest novel, This Is How It Ends, is published by Bloomsbury Raven on 25 January 2018. Eva kindly answered a…

Cara Hunter – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Cara Hunter to blog. Cara’s debut novel, Close to Home, is a Richard and Judy Book Club thriller pick for 2018 and was published by Penguin on 14 December 2017. Cara kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Close to Home. Close to Home…

The Orphan Girl by Lindsey Hutchinson – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Lindsey Hutchinson to the blog. Lindsey is the author of The Lost Sisters, The Wives’ Revenge and The Workhouse Children. Her latest novel, The Orphan Girl, was published in ebook by Aria on 1 January 2018. Today Lindsey has written a letter to her readers, telling us about The Orphan…

Amy Lloyd – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Amy Lloyd to the blog. Amy’s debut novel, The Innocent Wife, was published by Century on 28 December 2017. Amy kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Innocent Wife. The Innocent Wife is about a British woman named Samantha who falls in love…

Will Dean – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Will Dean to the blog. Will’s debut novel, Dark Pines, a crime thriller set in a small Swedish town was published by Point Blank Books on 4 January 2018. Will kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Dark Pines. SEE NO EVIL Eyes missing,…