Book Reviews

Everything is Lies – Helen Callaghan

Everything is Lies – Helen Callaghan

With huge thanks to the publishers for allowing me an advanced Netgalley copy of this book prior to publication, having read the description of this new book by Helen Callaghan I was eager to get my hands on it ASAP and bump it to the top of my reading pile! Sophia...

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Love Like Blood – Mark Billingham

Love Like Blood – Mark Billingham

Another book which was added to my to read pile on gifting from a relative, and the first Tom Thorne novel I've read.  Although this is part of a series I had no problem in reading as a standalone - there are references to things which have obviously occurred earlier...

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The Word is Murder – Anthony Horowitz

The Word is Murder – Anthony Horowitz

  I'll start by saying this is the first book by Anthony Horowitz that I've read and I was gifted the book by a relative.  The word is murder is a cleverly written fictional murder mystery, when Diana Cowper walks in to a funeral parlour to plan her own funeral she...

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Blog Tour: Coming Home to Maple Cottage – Holly Martin

Blog Tour: Coming Home to Maple Cottage – Holly Martin

I am a massive fan of Holly Martin and I have been eagerly awaiting her latest book. Coming Home to Maple Cottage takes us back to Sandcastle Bay, this time we follow Isla and Leo. Isla moved to the seaside village following the tragic death of her brother Matthew, in...

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You Me Everything – Catherine Isaac

You Me Everything – Catherine Isaac

I'd seen this book advertised on my journey to work and was very intrigued, even more so when I heard it had been selected for the Richard & Judy book club, from which I've found many a favourite read.  So I was very excited when I finally managed to lay my hands on a...

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Something in the Water – Catherine Steadman

Something in the Water – Catherine Steadman

Erin is in a pretty good place, she’s about to marry the man of her dreams - banker Mark and is starting to film her biggest documentary to date about prison releases and has been granted exclusive access to a notorious gangster who has never agreed to be interviewed...

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Hot Pursuit – Rebecca Freeborn

Hot Pursuit – Rebecca Freeborn

If you're looking for that perfect summer holiday getaway read I can highly recommend Rebecca Freeborn's Hot Pursuit. A book spanning different countries, a race against time to crack the truth of a missing (presumed dead) Indy band member, a heart broken girl and her...

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While I was sleeping – Dani Atkins

While I was sleeping – Dani Atkins

I was fortunate enough to receive an advanced proof copy of this book while I was at the Books In the City Spring Blogger event and I'm so glad I did. While I was Sleeping is the story of Maddie, newly pregnant and about to marry the love of her life when tragedy...

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The Plus One – Sophia Money-Coutts

The Plus One – Sophia Money-Coutts

I was lucky enough to nab an advanced net galley copy of The Plus One, which I was eager to read after hearing some great things about this book and I wasn't disappeared. In the Plus One we meet Polly ex beauty therapist now journalist for 'Posh' the magazine of the...

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Obsession – Amanda Robson

Obsession – Amanda Robson

I was surprised to find that Obsession was Amanda Robson's debut novel, as it had all the feel of an experienced story-teller.  When Carly asks her GP doctor Rob what other woman he likes she is surprised by his answer... their good friend Jenny.  Met on an NCP...

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The Trouble with Henry & Zoe – Andy Jones

The Trouble with Henry & Zoe – Andy Jones

The good thing about long summer evenings is that they give me the perfect chance to sort through my "To read pile" and find those hidden gems that have been languishing away waiting for the right moment to come to light. The Trouble With Henry and Zoe has been on my...

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The Cottage on Sunshine Beach – Holly Martin

The Cottage on Sunshine Beach – Holly Martin

Wow Holly is back and better than ever! the Cottage on Sunshine Beach takes us back to Sand Castle Bay, where we catch up with Melody, Jamie, Tori and the gang. This time we focus on Melody and Jamie who we met previously in The Holiday Cottage by the sea. We know...

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Girl 99 – Andy Jones

Girl 99 – Andy Jones

Having read an earlier book by Andy Jones I've had Girl 99 on my kindle a while waiting for the ideal space in my to read pile to jump in. Girl 99 features Tom who has just broken up with his girlfriend having kissed a colleague and then admitting the indiscretion to...

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Five Years From Now – Paige Toon

Five Years From Now – Paige Toon

I was absolutely thrilled to be able to get a copy of Paige Toon's latest book when we attended the most recent Books In the City Spring Blogger Event. As many of our old followers will now we love Paige at Compelling Reads and always eagerly anticipate any new...

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The Good Daughter – Alexandra Burt

The Good Daughter – Alexandra Burt

This book had been sitting on my shelf looking at me to sometime waiting to be read and finally back from maternity leave I'm making my way through that ever-growing "To Be Read" pile on my journey into work. The Good Daughter is written by Alexander Burt author of...

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Kelly's Books

Black Dog
Silent Scream
The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot!
The A to Z of You and Me
Tied Up with Love
The Man Who Can't Be Moved
Listen Up, Pup!
Guess What Happened At School Today
The Liar's Chair
The Night Before Christmas
The Two of Us
As Good As It Gets?
Jenny Lopez Saves Christmas
Shopaholic on Honeymoon
Surviving the Rachel
Over the Green Hills
Captivated by You
Mishaps & Mistletoe
Christmas With Billy and Me
I’ll Take New York


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