The Heiress – Molly Greeley

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: As a fussy baby, Anne was prescribed laudanum to quiet her and has been given the opium-heavy syrup ever since, on account of her continuing ill health. While … Continue reading The Heiress – Molly Greeley

The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in a nursing home she struggles to … Continue reading The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an Inexplicable Anthropomorphising Event fifty-five years … Continue reading The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

Blog Tour: A Lie For A Lie – Julie Corbin

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: We all tell lies, don't we? Most of the time, they're harmless. But every now and then, we lie without thinking about the consequences. As a school nurse, Anna … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Lie For A Lie – Julie Corbin

The Girl Behind the Gates – Brenda Davies

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  1939. Seventeen-year-old Nora Jennings has spent her life secure in the certainty of a bright, happy future - until one night of passion has more catastrophic consequences than … Continue reading The Girl Behind the Gates – Brenda Davies

The Octopus – Tess Little

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  There's more than one way to capture a life. When Elspeth arrives at her ex-husband's LA mansion for his 50th birthday party, she's expecting a crowd … Continue reading The Octopus – Tess Little

Pretending – Holly Bourne

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  He said he was looking for a 'partner in crime' which everyone knows is shorthand for 'a woman who isn't real'. April is kind, pretty, and … Continue reading Pretending – Holly Bourne

The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker – Joanna Nell

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A poignant ode to love and the memories that make a well-lived life, from the author of THE SINGLE LADIES OF JACARANDA RETIREMENT VILLAGE As the wife … Continue reading The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker – Joanna Nell

All the Water in the World – Karen Raney

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Maddy is sixteen. Deeply curious, wry and vivacious, she's poised at the outset of adulthood. She has loyal friends, a mother with whom she's unusually close, a … Continue reading All the Water in the World – Karen Raney

The Vanished Bride – Bella Ellis

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*       Blurb:  Yorkshire, 1845, and dark rumours are spreading across the moors. Everything indicates that Mrs Elizabeth Chester of Chester Grange has been brutally murdered in her … Continue reading The Vanished Bride – Bella Ellis