April 30, 2024

The Women

This book is what historical fiction is meant to be. As usual, Kristin Hannah’s incredible skills are on full display: her research is impeccable, but her […]
April 30, 2024

Maude Horton’s Glorious Revenge

Lizzie Pook’s glorious dark, gritty writing, and her amazing ability to create unforgettable and deliciously evocative descriptions will always put her books on my To-Keep shelf. […]
January 28, 2024

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is a powerful, poignant debut written with the skill of a master. Ms Bliss’s perfectly flawed characters and exceptional research led me on a […]
December 3, 2023


Timid and broken, Mariah lives a half life, beaten lower by every glance she is given. When tragedy turns her bleak world upside down, she seizes […]
October 24, 2023

The Last Secret

An extraordinarily powerful novel cinematically weaving one gripping layer into the next. From the frozen hellscape of Eastern Europe during WW2 to the lush green of […]
October 7, 2023

The Black Crescent

Master storyteller Jane Johnson takes the reader on a fascinating journey through one man’s extraordinary life, his adventures and self-discoveries, and the irresistible cat by his […]
July 28, 2023

The Jazz Club Spy

Roberta Rich brings to life 1930s New York in this fast-paced, gritty historical thriller featuring a cunning young cigarette girl with a quick mind and a […]
June 19, 2023

The Secret Book of Flora Lea

I loved this book! From the magical world of Whisperwood, created by a little girl to escape the realities of a terrible and confusing war, to […]
May 28, 2023

When the World Fell Silent

A beautiful, meticulously researched story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. Set around a horrific tragedy that […]