Desert Island Books with @rowsonemma1

Desert Island Books with @rowsonemma1

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Desert Island Books! This is a monthly feature where I chat to bloggers, authors and people from the book industry about the books they love. The premise is simple – imagine you have ended up on a desert island. You have sufficient food and clean water but you … Continue reading Desert Island Books with @rowsonemma1

November 2020 Books

November 2020 Books

Hello! I really wish I had some exciting news to share with you, but we're in lockdown, I'm about to go into Tier 3 and my life has basically consisted of working, reading and watching TV. TV wise I can heartily recommend The Queen's Gambit and The Crown, both on Netflix and Love Life on … Continue reading November 2020 Books

Cover Reveal: The Assistant – Kjell Ola Dahl

Cover Reveal: The Assistant – Kjell Ola Dahl

Hello! I am super excited to reveal the cover for THE ASSISTANT by Kjell Ola Dahl today. Oh yes, the King of Nordic Noir is back with another slice of terrific crime fiction. I'm a huge fan of his Oslo Detectives books and I absolutely adored The Courier, a standalone set during the war, the … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Assistant – Kjell Ola Dahl

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

About The Book When you leave Ireland aged 22 to spend your parents' money, it's called a gap year. When Ava leaves Ireland aged 22 to make her own money, she's not sure what to call it, but it involves: - a badly-paid job in Hong Kong, teaching English grammar to rich children;- Julian, who … Continue reading Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Leave The World Behind – Rumaan Alam

Book Review: Leave The World Behind – Rumaan Alam

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a holiday: a quiet reprieve from life in New York … Continue reading Book Review: Leave The World Behind – Rumaan Alam

Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

About The Book 1957, south-east suburbs of London. Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and - on the brink of forty - living a limited existence with her truculent mother. When a young Swiss woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the paper to claim that her daughter is the result … Continue reading Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Blog Tour Extract: When Life Gives You Mangoes – Kereen Getten

Blog Tour Extract: When Life Gives You Mangoes – Kereen Getten

About The Book A summer she can't rememberA friendship she won't forget Nothing much happens in Sycamore, the small village where Clara lives - at least, that's how it seems. She loves eating ripe mangoes fallen from trees, running outside in the rainy season and escaping to her secret hideout with her best friend Gaynah. … Continue reading Blog Tour Extract: When Life Gives You Mangoes – Kereen Getten

Book Review: The Searcher – Tana French

Book Review: The Searcher – Tana French

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in return for an honest review. About The Book Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a remote Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force, and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life in … Continue reading Book Review: The Searcher – Tana French

Desert Island Books with Joe Heap @Joe_Heap_

Desert Island Books with Joe Heap @Joe_Heap_

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Desert Island Books! This is a monthly feature where I chat to bloggers, authors and people from the book industry about the books they love. The premise is simple – imagine you have ended up on a desert island. You have sufficient food and clean water but you … Continue reading Desert Island Books with Joe Heap @Joe_Heap_

Blog Tour Review: The Coral Bride – Roxanne Bouchard

Blog Tour Review: The Coral Bride – Roxanne Bouchard

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book In this beautiful, lyrical sequel to the critically acclaimed We Were the Salt of the Sea, Detective Moralès finds that a seemingly straightforward search for a missing fisherwoman off Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula is anything but. When an abandoned lobster trawler is found … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Coral Bride – Roxanne Bouchard