Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

The Blue Rose... About the Book: Moving between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution and inspired by the true story of the quest for a blood-red rose. Viviane de Faitaud has grown up alone at the Chateau de Belisama-sur-le-Lac in Brittany, for her father, the Marquis de Ravoisier, lives at … Continue reading Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

Book Review: You’ll Never See Me Again by Lesley Pearse

You’ll Never See Me Again... About the Book: You have to keep running if you want to survive. When her husband returns shell-shocked and broken from the Great War and his mother makes her life a misery, Betty Wellow discovers how bitter and hard life can truly be. But it is not until a devastating … Continue reading Book Review: You’ll Never See Me Again by Lesley Pearse

Book Review: A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird

A Lifetime of Impossible Days... About the Book: Tabitha Bird’s stunning debut is a magical, life-affirming novel about heartbreak, healing and learning to forgive yourself. Meet Willa Waters, aged 8 . . . 33 . . . and 93. On one impossible day in 1965, eight-year-old Willa receives a mysterious box containing a jar of … Continue reading Book Review: A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Sasha Wasley

Today I welcome Sasha Wasley to Behind the Pen, author of the beloved Paterson sisters series. She’s here to share with us a few of her favourites. Over to you, Sasha… What is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? Free Paterson who starred in True Blue is a real favourite with me … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Sasha Wasley

Book Review: The Sparkle Pages by Meg Bignell – #DNF

The Sparkle Pages... About the Book: A wonderfully original and heartfelt comic novel about one woman's mission to reignite the passion in her marriage - and rediscover herself. ‘Is marriage just a series of texts about where the children are and whether we need milk until one of you dies?’ Susannah Parks – wife, mother, … Continue reading Book Review: The Sparkle Pages by Meg Bignell – #DNF