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Book Review: The Beta Mum – Adventures in Alpha Land by Isabella Davidson

When Sophie Bennett moves from a quiet sleepy suburb of Toronto to glitzy west London, she doesn’t know where she has landed: Venus or Mars. Her three-year-old daughter Kaya attends Cherry Blossoms, the most exclusive nursery in London, where Sophie … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Book of Forgotten Authors by Christopher Fowler

Absence doesn’t make the heart grow fonder. It makes people think you’re dead. So begins Christopher Fowler’s foray into the back catalogues and backstories of 99 authors who, once hugely popular, have all but disappeared from our shelves. Whether male … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Stories for Homes vol 2 ed. Debi Alper & Sally Swingewood

Published and unpublished writers come together to create an anthology of stories about what ‘home’ means. 55 writers are included in a second charity anthology that brings issues around housing, poverty and crisis to life through the power of storytelling. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doctor’s Wife is Dead by Andrew Tierney

A mysterious death in respectable society: a brilliant historical true crime story In 1849, a woman called Ellen Langley died in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. She was the wife of a prosperous local doctor. So why was she buried in a … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Death in the Stars by Frances Brody

Yorkshire, 1927. Eclipse fever grips the nation, and when beloved theatre star Selina Fellini approaches trusted sleuth Kate Shackleton to accompany her to a viewing party at Giggleswick School Chapel, Kate suspects an ulterior motive. During the eclipse, Selina’s friend … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orphan Sisters by Lola Jaye

Lana and May are a very long way from home. Their Nigerian parents have emigrated to England in search of a better life for their family. Nineteen Fifties London is a great adventure to the girls but not always welcoming. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Home by Kate Hughes

“You need to come and get my daughter. She’s not safe anymore.” For Sophie, life with her daughter has never been easy. Rosie’s extreme autism has made her unpredictable and often difficult. Like most mothers though, her first instinct has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Final Girls by Riley Sager

FIRST THERE WERE THREE The media calls them the Final Girls – Quincy, Sam, Lisa – the infamous group that no one wants to be part of. The sole survivors of three separate killing sprees, they are linked by their … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The House by Simon Lelic

Whose story do YOU believe? Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Provence, With Love by T. A. Williams

Anything is possible… Struggling writer Faye Carter just can’t believe her luck. She’s off to Provence to write the autobiography of a famous film star and she’ll be staying in the stunning chateau! So when she meets charming (and completely … Continue reading

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