September 2020

Whilst I’m browsing on social media and reading about others enjoying barbecues and breakfast in the garden, we’ve been waking up to some really hard frosts here in Scotland, so it’s been back to warm radiators and evenings cosied up in front of the fire. My area is in lockdown at the moment, so I’m back to missing family again although, strangely, we can’t visit … Continue reading September 2020

Whispers in the Mist by Darcy Coates #Guest Post #BlogTour #BlackWinter3 #BlackOwlBooks #MidasPR

Clare and Dorran may still be alive against all odds, but relief is only temporary. Dorran is sick, and rapidly worsening. Clare fears the only way to save him lies in the mysterious Evandale Research Station, supposedly one of the few remaining human refuges. But the station is three days’ journey away, and Clare isn’t certain their small group can endure that long. Because the … Continue reading Whispers in the Mist by Darcy Coates #Guest Post #BlogTour #BlackWinter3 #BlackOwlBooks #MidasPR

Jerusalem as a Second Language by Rochelle Distelheim #BookReview #BlogTour #Aubade #OverTheRiverPR #4*

It is 1998. The old Soviet Union is dead, and the new Russia is awash in corruption and despair.  Manya and Yuri Zalinikov, secular Jews — he, a gifted mathematician recently dismissed from the Academy; she, a talented concert pianist — sell black market electronics in a market stall, until threatened with a gun by a mafioso in search of protection money. Yuri sinks into a Chekhovian melancholy, emerging … Continue reading Jerusalem as a Second Language by Rochelle Distelheim #BookReview #BlogTour #Aubade #OverTheRiverPR #4*

The Ex-Boyfriend by Rona Halsall #BookReview #Bookouture #NetGalley #5*

He promised to love her until her dying day… When Becca’s first love shows up on her social media feed, she can’t help but smile fondly. Once upon a time Connor was the love of her life, and though it was over ten years ago, he’s always held a place in her heart. Then he sends her a message. He sounds happy – still kind and funny, still living … Continue reading The Ex-Boyfriend by Rona Halsall #BookReview #Bookouture #NetGalley #5*