His and Hers – Alice Feeney

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ – Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  If there are two sides to every story, someone is always lying… Jack: Three words to describe my wife: Beautiful. Ambitious. Unforgiving.Anna: I only need one word to … Continue reading His and Hers – Alice Feeney

Reviving the Commander – Nadine Keel

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  First in the Crowns Legacy series. She isn't a beautiful young maiden hoping to erase the Commander's memory. Opal Whilstead knows she has a reputation: a reputation as a … Continue reading Reviving the Commander – Nadine Keel

Rules for Perfect Murders – Peter Swanson

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Faber & Faber and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb: If you want to get away with murder, play by the rules A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an … Continue reading Rules for Perfect Murders – Peter Swanson

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

  Another amazing reading year! I feel so incredibly lucky to be part of the book blogging community and to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches this year. There have been far too many excellent books to limit myself … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

The Path to Somerset – Janet Wertman

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  After the tragic romance of Jane the Quene, the second book in The Seymour Saga trilogy, The Path to Somerset, takes a dark turn through an era in which … Continue reading The Path to Somerset – Janet Wertman

Blog Tour: A Barrow Boy’s Cadenza – Pete Adams

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Surviving a terrorist explosion, a tutu incident, and a night of celebratory drinking, hungover hero DCI Jack Austin proposes an ill-advised alliance … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Barrow Boy’s Cadenza – Pete Adams

Scot Free in Hollywood – Robertson Tait

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Three years after a shrewd director's eye plucked him from obscurity, Kyle's movie career has taken him from rebellious unknown to reluctant movie sensation. Along the way he has … Continue reading Scot Free in Hollywood – Robertson Tait