Mrs England – Stacey Halls

Published by: Manilla PressPages: 419Date Published: 10/06/2021Date Read: 20/06/2021 West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes on a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful dynasty of mill owners, she hopes it will be the fresh start she needs. But as she adaptsContinue reading “Mrs England – Stacey Halls”

Less Than Little Time – Sabina Green

Published by: Thorpe BowkerPages: 348Date Released: 20/03/2021Date Read: 18/06/2021 She has the choice to wipe out most of the human race, reset the world, and save the planet with only a few survivors…can she do it? When Connie finds out she has a few months left to live, she’s gripped by fear for her daughterContinue reading “Less Than Little Time – Sabina Green”

The Plot – Jean Hanff Korelitz

Published by: Faber & FaberPages: 336Date released: 05/08/2021Date read: 17/06/2021 When a young writer dies before completing his first novel, his teacher, Jake, (himself a failed novelist) helps himself to its plot. The resulting book is a phenomenal success. But what if somebody out there knows? Somebody does. And if Jake can’t figure out whoContinue reading “The Plot – Jean Hanff Korelitz”

The Master of Measham Hall – Anna Abney

Published by: Duckworth BooksPages: 304Date Released: 15/07/2021Date Read: 13/06/2021 1665. It is five years since King Charles II returned from exile, the scars of the English Civil Wars are yet to heal and now the Great Plague engulfs the land. Alethea Hawthorne is safe inside the walls of the Calverton household as a companion toContinue reading “The Master of Measham Hall – Anna Abney”

Song of the Robin (#1) – R.V Biggs

Pages: 295Date Released: 01/03/2019Date Read: 09/06/2021 The whispered voices and unsettling dreams were puzzling enough, but when the visions began, Sarah Richards’ confusion turned to fear. Though mundane, Sarah’s life is routine and well ordered. But one autumn morning she sees a figure waving to her, the figure of a man more ghostly than real.Continue reading “Song of the Robin (#1) – R.V Biggs”

Falling- T.J Newman

Published by: Simon & SchusterPages: 304Date released: 10/06/2021Date read: 08/06/2021 (pre-publication copy) You just boarded a flight to New York. There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard. What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped. For his family to live, everyone on your plane mustContinue reading “Falling- T.J Newman”

The Confession – Jessie Burton

Published by: PicadorPages: 455Date released: 24/09/2019Date read: 10/01/2020 One winter’s afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to L.A, a city of strange dreamsContinue reading “The Confession – Jessie Burton”

Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth MacNeal

Published by: PicadorPages: 384Date released: 13/05/2021Date read: 23/05/2021 1866. in a coastal village in southern England, Nell picks violets for a living. Set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin, Nell’s world is her beloved brother and devotion to the sea. But when Jasper Jupiter’s Circus of Wonders arrives inContinue reading “Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth MacNeal”

Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 368Date released: 29/04/2021Date read: 03/05/2021 1957, south-east suburbs of London. Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and – on the brink of forty – living a limited existence with her truculent mother: a small life from which there is no likelihood of escape.Continue reading “Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers”

Sudden Onset – Tom Dardick and Chris Dardick

Published by: Immortal WorksPages: 454Date released: 08/06/2021Date read: 19/05/2021 (ARC) UC Berkeley Professor of Microbiology, Dr. Mira Wallace, searches for ancient life in the most extreme environments on Earth. While sampling an ancient subterranean lake, the US Army summons Mira to investigate a mysterious biological threat in a Southern Utah desert. SONA (Sudden Onset NecrosisContinue reading “Sudden Onset – Tom Dardick and Chris Dardick”