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Blog Tour: The Hanging Women by John Mead

Jack Stevens discovers the bodies of two women, Philomena Blackstaff and Mary Walsh, tied together and hung by their ankles in a position resembling the symbol for treachery as depicted on tarot cards. Though retired and now wealthy, Stevens is … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Mine by Susi Fox

This is not your baby. You wake up alone after an emergency caesarean, dying to see your child. But when you are shown the infant, you just know . . . This baby is not yours. No one believes you. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Whatever Happened to Margo? by Margaret Durrell

In 1947, returning to the UK with two young children to support, Margaret Durrell starts a boarding house in Bournemouth. But any hopes of respectability are dashed as the tenants reveal themselves to be a host of eccentrics: from a … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Fear by C. L. Taylor

Sometimes your first love won’t let you go… When Lou Wandsworth ran away to France with her teacher Mike Hughes, she thought he was the love of her life. But Mike wasn’t what he seemed and he left her life … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies

Ceylon, 1935. Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot,a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more thananything: a child. While Louisa struggles with … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen by Hope Nicholson

Think comic books can’t feature strong female protagonists? Think again! In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. This … Continue reading

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Book Review: Never Greener by Ruth Jones

The past has a habit of tracking us down. And tripping us up. When Kate was twenty-two, she had an intense and passionate affair with a married man, Callum, which ended in heartbreak. Kate thought she’d never get over it. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heat by Sally Emerson

An intense and addictive novel about lost love and the compulsive pull of the past. Passionate, tense and menacing, Sally Emerson’s classic tale of obsession in a claustrophobic city is an emotional thriller from start to finish. Susan Stewart thought … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aurabel by Laura Dockrill

It has been two years since Rory drowned, and Lorali is in Hastings, living the quiet life of a normal teenage girl. But her safe life on land won’t last for long. Life in The Whirl has become a hotbed … Continue reading

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