‘A Christmas Catastrophe…’

Evening all! I am pleased to announce I am starting the blog tour for The Luckiest Thirteen by Brian W. Lavery, courtesy of Random Things Blog Tours creator, Anne Carter. Blurb A true-life drama of an intense battle for survival on the high seas. The Luckiest Thirteen is the story of an incredible two-day battle…

‘A helping hand…’

Hi all! Today I am on another Random Things Blog Tour organised by the utterly amazing Anne Carter. Today’s book is Good Samaritans by Will Carver. Blurb One crossed wire, three dead bodies and six bottles of bleach Seth Beauman can’t sleep. He stays up late, calling strangers from his phonebook, hoping to make a…

‘As free as a caged bird…’

Good morning all, I am on another Random Things blog tour today! And The Swans Began To Sing by Thora Karitas Arnadottir is out January 10th 2019! Blurb Gudbjorg Thorisdottir is born into a happy Icelandic family in 1952, the second child of loving parents and followed by three further siblings. They live upstairs in…

‘Riches do not grow on trees, or do they?…’

Hello everyone! I have some exciting news, I am on the blog tour for The Pagoda Tree by Claire Scobie, organised by the wonderful Anne Carter from Random Things Blog Tours! Blurb Tanjore, 1765. Young Maya plays among the towering granite temples of this ancient city in the heart of southern India. Like her mother…

AMY LLOYD – Exclusive Author Interview with Books Beyond The Story

Hi everyone! I had the tremendous honour of interviewing the fabulous Amy Lloyd about her debut novel, The Innocent Wife. (CLICK HERE for my full review!) Lloyd is an incredible writer and I was completely blown away by her book! See the full interview below… Photo, Amy Lloyd, courtesy of Laura Lewis   AMY LLOYD…

‘Count to 3 then Look For Me…’

Hey everyone! Hope you’re all well! Today I will be reviewing Look For Me by Lisa Gardner. Blurb In #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner’s latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her‘s Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either save a young girl’s life ….

‘Head in the clouds…’

Happy World Poetry Day! For this post, here is a poem I would like to share with you. It’s very hard for me to narrow down poems to post (I tend to read quite a bit of poetry!) but I have never posted one from Percy Bysshe Shelley before so it seemed like a good…

‘There’s no rose without a thorn…’

Afternoon all! Today I will be reviewing Cristina Hodgson’s novel, A Little of Chantelle Rose. But there’s more! Before mt review (as a treat) I also have an excerpt provided by the author to share with you!!! Read on… Blurb A role to play that may strip her of everything, except her name… At the…

“Just in time for tea…”

Happy Mother’s Day! You’re just in time for tea! Running with that theme, I have put together a post recommending some books for all the mum’s out there! No matter what you like to read, I think there’s something in this pile that will take your fancy! So sit back, relax, make a cuppa, and…

“Like mother, like daughter…”

Good morning and happy Friday! Today I have the honour of reviewing Liz Butler Duren’s book, All About You: an adopted child’s memoir. Blurb At fifteen, Liz learns a long-held secret about her life. She was adopted. This discovery leads Liz on a 29-year journey to find the mother who gave her away. Like a…

“We run the world…GIRLS!”

Happy International Women’s Day 2018! Narrowing down women writers to do a post is such a hard task (and so it should be!) so instead, below are a selection of quotes from some wonderful female writers inspiring the next generation. 18 quotes for 2018! “A word after a word after a word is power.” –…