Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Book Review: A Summer Fling (The Four Seasons series) by Milly Johnson



Title: A Summer Fling
Author: Milly Johnson
Published:  29 April 2010
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK

Twitter: @millyjohnson
Blog/website: www.millyjohnson.co.uk

Synopsis

When dynamic, power-dressing Christie blows in like a warm wind to take over their department, five very different women find themselves thrown together at work. But none of them could have predicted the fierce bond of friendship that her leadership would inspire...

Anna, 39, is reeling from the loss of her fiancé, who ran off with a much younger woman. Her pride in tatters, these days Anna finds it difficult to leave the house. So when a handsome, mysterious stranger takes an interest in her, she's not sure whether she can learn to trust again? 

Monday, 30 March 2015

Book Review: Down the Wormhole with Ana Franco




Title: Down The Wormhole
Author: Ana Franco
Publication Date: 17 March 2015
Publisher: French Press Bookworks

Twitter: @anathebookworm
Blog/Website: https://anaisthebookworm.wordpress.com


Synopsis

In a city there is a tiny lane that separates two orphanages - one for boys and one for girls. Inside live two very special groups of teenagers. These teenagers carry a secret and
leave it tucked safely away in their mysterious lives. 

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Book Review: Buenos Dias Lucy London

 
Title: Buenos Dias Lucy London
Author: Iza MacLeod
Published: 30th May 2014
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
 
Synopsis

British girl Lucy has the time of her life in Buenos Aires. She meets people from all over the world, makes some brilliant friends and parties the night away while trying to learn Spanish by day. It's not just excitement though. While revelling in the foreign adventure, Lucy soon become mesmerized by the place and a certain porteño. Polo, tango, wonderful food and hospitality ... Lucy samples all things Argentine, before briefly stopping at other international destinations on her way home. Though Lucy feels very much at home back in England, she can't completely let go of her time in Argentina and she needs to decide where - and with whom - her heart really belongs. A tale of passion, romance and the freedom of being somewhere that's completely different from home.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Book Review: Kept (Arielle Lockley Series Book 1) by Ellie Field



Title: Kept (Arielle Lockley Series Book 1)
Author:  Elle Field
Published: 26 May 2013
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Twitter: @ellefie
Blog/website: www.ellefield.co.uk

Synopsis 

"Did she really just say that? I am fifteen again, except the reality is I am experiencing full parental horror, aged twenty-five. I want to die."

Life hasn't quite worked out how Arielle Lockley imagined it would. Becoming the next Coco Chanel was always her childhood dream, but she's spent the past four years living a dizzying whirl of glitzy parties, luxurious holidays and daily shopping sprees - all paid for by boyfriend Piers - and not doing anything to make her Coco dreams happen.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Book Review: Secrets of the Tower by Debbie Rix



Title: Secrets of the Tower
Author: Debbie Rix
Publication Date: 20th March 2015
Pulisher: Bookouture
Genre: Historical Fiction
 
Twitter: @debbierix and @Bookouture
 
Synopsis:

Pisa, 1999

Sam Campbell sits by her husband's hospital bed. Far from home and her children, she must care for Michael who is recovering from a stroke. A man she loves deeply. A man who has been unfaithful to her.

Alone and in need of distraction, Sam decides to pick up Michael's research into the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Immersing herself in the ancient city, she begins to piece together the mystery behind the creation of the tower, and discovers the woman that history forgot...

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Books and The City Spring Blogger Evening

Not to forget Heidi Swain who's name was missing on the invitation!


On Tuesday 17th March I attended Book and the City (BATC)'s first book blogger event - Spring Blogger Evening - held at their office headquarters near Chancery Lane in London. What a great way to end St. Patrick's Day!

I must apologise to Sara-Jade Virtue and the rest of my amazing hosts at BATC for being so remiss in not posting about the fabulous evening until now.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

COVER REVEAL: Just The Way You Are by Lynsey James

I'm very excited today to be assisting Carina UK and Lynsey James with the cover reveal for her debut novel JUST THE WAY YOU ARE.  The cover itself is ever so pretty and, whilst I know you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover, it does make me very eager  to get my hands on a copy!
So, without further ado, let me present to you the gorgeous cover for JUST THE WAY YOU ARE by Lynsey James...



If that wasn't enough, continue reading for the blurb...

Monday, 9 March 2015

Book Review: The Life Intended by Kristin Harmel



Title: The Life Intended
Author: Kristin Harmel
Published: 12 March 2015
Publisher: Quercus

Twitter: @kristinharmel
Website/blog: kristinharmel.com

Synopsis

After her husband's sudden death over ten years ago, Kate Westhoven never expected to be lucky enough to find another love of her life. But now she's planning her second walk down the aisle to a perfectly nice man. So why isn't she more excited?

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Book Reviw: Second Life by SJ Watson



Title: Second Life
Author:  SJ Watson
Published: 12 February 2015
Publisher:  Random House UK, Transworld Publishers & Doubleday

Twitter: @SJ_Watson

Synopsis 

The sensational new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep . . .

She loves her husband. She's obsessed by a stranger.


She's a devoted mother. She's prepared to lose everything.



COVER REVEAL: Lost by Elle Field


 

Title: Lost
Author: Elle Field
Release date: April 7th, 2015
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Today I am thrilled to be helping Elle Field with her cover reveal for LOST. I'm completely in love with the artwork for the cover, it's so very chic!

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Book Review: Never Too Late by Christina Courtenay


Title: Never Too Late
Author: Christina Courtenay
Published: 24 December 2014
Publisher: Choc Lit
Twitter: @PiaCCourtenay
Synopsis
Can true love be rekindled?
Maude is devastated when the interference of her strict father prevents her from eloping with Luke Hexham. It is not long before she is married off to Edward, Luke’s cousin – a good match in her father’s eyes but an abhorrent one to his daughter.