Play on desserts solves a murder – Book Review for NetGalley – Assaulted Caramel by Amanda Flower

      Assaulted Caramel Sometimes you need a sweet tooth to take a bite out of crime . . . Bailey King is living the sweet life as assistant chocolatier at world-famous JP Chocolates in New York City. But just when Bailey’s up for a life-changing promotion, her grandmother calls with news that her … More Play on desserts solves a murder – Book Review for NetGalley – Assaulted Caramel by Amanda Flower

 The Sun Shines Brightest at Midnight When golden haired Gloria was sold to an old man with no teeth so that her family could eat, she wanted to die. When he sold her as a slave, her life truly began. This is the saga of the multi-cultural, multi-racial family she began, which spans over 250 … More

Sasha, I think we can be friends – The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte by Lesley Truffle – Book Review for NetGalley

 The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte Revenge, redemption … and pastry. The witty new novel from the author of Hotel du Barry, for fans of Jonas Jonasson. In the winter of 1912 on the wild West Coast of Tasmania, Wolfftown’s most notorious heiress and murderess, Sasha Torte, tells the tale of her own spectacular downfall. Forsaken … More Sasha, I think we can be friends – The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte by Lesley Truffle – Book Review for NetGalley

A Year in a Life – The Forever 39ers by Shari Busa Ortiz – Book Review for NetGalley

 The Forever 39ers It’s been eleven years since Jill Castillo and her three best friends made a pact to remain thirty-nine forever. Unfortunately, Jill’s fiftieth birthday brings with it the onset of menopause and a midlife crisis-making it difficult for her to keep their agreement. Thankfully, Jill can rely on the always-present love, support, and … More A Year in a Life – The Forever 39ers by Shari Busa Ortiz – Book Review for NetGalley

Noisy Village, Nousy People – Miss Seeton Quilts the Village by Hamilton Crane (cr. Heron Carvic) – Book Review for NetGalley

 Miss Seeton Quilts the Village #23 The new Miss Seeton mystery – the first in almost 20 years! It’s practically a Royal Marriage. The highly eligible son of Miss Seeton’s old friends Sir George and Lady Colveden has wed the daughter of a French count. Miss Seeton lends her talents to the village scheme to … More Noisy Village, Nousy People – Miss Seeton Quilts the Village by Hamilton Crane (cr. Heron Carvic) – Book Review for NetGalley

A long-winded solution of a Cold Case – The Mitford Murders (#1) by Jessica Fellowes – Book Review for NetGalley

 The Mitford Murders Lose yourself in the gripping first novel in a new series of Golden Age murder mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It’s 1920, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa’s salvation is a … More A long-winded solution of a Cold Case – The Mitford Murders (#1) by Jessica Fellowes – Book Review for NetGalley

Untangled? – Book Review for NetGalley – Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka

 Girl in Snow Who Are You When No One Is Watching? When a beloved high schooler named Lucinda Hayes is found murdered, no one in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched—not the boy who loved her too much; not the girl who wanted her perfect life; not the officer assigned to investigate her murder. In … More Untangled? – Book Review for NetGalley – Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka

Где взять такой замок

Вы все еще спрашиваете, почему мой блог называется Снежная Королева? Да, почитайте мою же сказку про нее и поймете. А если не поймете, я вам объясню еще раз, так чтоб вы поняли, а я для себя прояснила… Так вот, Снежная Королева – она уже счастливая. И если не счастлива, то хотя бы спокойна и сдержана, … More Где взять такой замок

Unreal expectations and broken promises – Book review for NetGalley – A New England Afair by Steven Carroll

 A New England Affair (Eliot Quartet #3) The latest, immensely moving novel of lost love and missed moments from Steven Carroll, one of Australia’s greatest writers, multi-award winner of the Miles Franklin Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Prime Minister’s Literary Award Why do some nights feel as though they were always waiting to … More Unreal expectations and broken promises – Book review for NetGalley – A New England Afair by Steven Carroll