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

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

Puzzle me out – Book Review for NetGalley – The Cairo Puzzle by Laurence O’Bryan

The Cairo Puzzle The underground hall is lined with pillars. At one end there’s a statue of Isis. At the other, a statue of Osiris. In the middle there is a pool. Around it a dark shadow moves. A scream breaks the silence. The shadow is red from the blood it has gorged on. Who … More Puzzle me out – Book Review for NetGalley – The Cairo Puzzle by Laurence O’Bryan

Trust in Happily Ever After – Book Review for NetGalley – Sage It Out by Shereen Vedam

 Sage It Out Police line, do not cross.  Rose Devlin is a fun friend with a good heart. Sage Tanton is her BFF with a psychic sense for trouble. Protective of her family and friends, Rose is confident she can handle any situation without Sage’s supernatural intervention. But then the unthinkable happens. Rose’s action triggers … More Trust in Happily Ever After – Book Review for NetGalley – Sage It Out by Shereen Vedam

You’ve lost me at ‘fucking Russians’ – Solar Flare by Rodney Romig

I do not usually do this. I do not quit books mid-way because they are boring, confronting  or outright bad. Being a Journalist and Writer myself I feel for the author. I want to do my best to give them their due. However, I do quit and quit like a hot potato when an author … More You’ve lost me at ‘fucking Russians’ – Solar Flare by Rodney Romig

Wish You Were Here by Sheridan Jobbins – I will never look at my tea cups the same way again…

 Wish You Were Here ‘In this moment I am perfect. I am free to be whoever I want, and all I want to be is a woman in a red spotty dress, speeding into her future in a shiny red car.’ Raw, sharply funny and heartfelt, Wish You Were Here is a girl’s own adventure … More Wish You Were Here by Sheridan Jobbins – I will never look at my tea cups the same way again…