The Smuggler’s Daughter – Blog Tour

                                        GoodReads:Only she knows the truth. Only she can save them.1799Emily Moon lives with her mother in an inn on a clifftop in the darkest reaches of Cornwall. After her father mysteriously disappears, her mother finds… Continue reading The Smuggler’s Daughter – Blog Tour

Dark and Deepest Red Review

    GoodReads: Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion turns toward Lavinia and her family, and Lavinia may have to do the unimaginable to save herself and everyone she loves. Five centuries later, a pair of… Continue reading Dark and Deepest Red Review

April Rewind

      DNF Though I like the premise, I had a hard time getting into the world-building, but! Neelam has recommended the audiobook, so, I'll try that, meanwhile, I'm sending this one off to a new home to someone else who wants it! I'm rating it 3 stars, and will change the rating with… Continue reading April Rewind

Hamnet – Blog Tour

  GoodReads: Drawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles… Continue reading Hamnet – Blog Tour

The Philosopher’s Daughters – Blog Tour

    London in 1891: Harriet Cameron is a talented young artist whose mother died when she was barely five. She and her beloved sister Sarah were brought up by their father, radical thinker James Cameron. After adventurer Henry Vincent arrives on the scene, the sisters' lives are changed forever. Sarah, the beauty of the… Continue reading The Philosopher’s Daughters – Blog Tour

The Ninth Child eARC Review

    GoodReads: A spellbinding novel of a young doctor's wife, Isabel Aird, struggling to make her childless life meaningful, unaware that the sinister Robert Kirke is watching her every move, by the Sunday Times bestselling author Sally Magnusson. Loch Katrine waterworks, 1856. A Highland wilderness fast becoming an industrial wasteland. No place for a lady. But… Continue reading The Ninth Child eARC Review

WWW Wednesday

  It’s time for the WWW Wednesday meme brought to you all by Taking on a World of Words   What Are You Currently Reading? GoodReads: Many years ago, the magical Kingdom of Avalon was left desolate and encased in ice when the evil Snow Queen waged war on the powerful country. Its former citizens are… Continue reading WWW Wednesday

This Lovely City – Blog Tour

      GoodReads: The drinks are flowing. The music’s playing. But the party can’t last. London, 1950. With the Blitz over and London still rebuilding after the war, jazz musician Lawrie Matthews has answered England’s call for help. Arriving from Jamaica aboard the Empire Windrush, he’s taken a tiny room in south London lodgings, and… Continue reading This Lovely City – Blog Tour

The Island Child – Blog Tour

    GoodReads: Twenty years ago, Oona left the island of Inis for the very first time. A wind-blasted rock of fishing boats and sheep’s wool, where the only book was the Bible and girls stayed in their homes until mothers themselves, the island was a gift for some, a prison for others. Oona was… Continue reading The Island Child – Blog Tour

The Mercies eARC Review

GoodReads: On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardo is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, forty fishermen, including her father and brother, are lost to the waves, the menfolk of Vardo wiped out in an instant. Now the women must fend for themselves. Eighteen months later,… Continue reading The Mercies eARC Review