REVIEW: The Women’s Pages by Victoria Purman

In brief: It’s the end of World War II and everyone is ready to celebrate. But for Tilly and her friends, it’s a time of loss – of family and their jobs. The good: A lot of historical detail. The not-so-good: Sometimes a bit heavy on the historical detail. Why I chose it: I enjoy... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 27/1/20

Happy Monday! I've been struggling with allergies and enjoying Peaky Blinders this week, so I haven't been doing too much reading. Hopefully that will change with these great books I received/bought: My first four books were all from Harlequin, as part of the Herstory campaign which looks at women who rebel across history. I'm looking... Continue Reading →

Memorable reads of 2018

I simply can't do a best of year list until I know that I'm not going to finish any more books. So even though it may be the start of 2019, here are the books that left a lasting impression on me. I started with 26 books (out of a possible 81) and painstakingly took... Continue Reading →

Only We Know by Victoria Purman

In brief: Calla has a lead on her brother's disappearance which takes her to rugged Kangaroo Island. She didn't count on running into a rugged, damaged (and handsome firefighter) several times… (Read more here). The good: A lovely story in a wildly beautiful setting. The not-so-good: Sam is more stubborn that he appears initially. Why... Continue Reading →

10 Favourite Reads from 2014

I know that 'best of' 'top 10/50/100' lists have been kicking around the internet since before Christmas, but I've chosen the last day of the year to share with you ten books I read in 2014 that have left a lasting impression. It's also my birthday today so I can do whatever I want. Thank... Continue Reading →

Our Kind of Love by Victoria Purman

In brief: The final book in the Boys of Summer coastal romance trilogy. It focuses on the complicated relationship between Lizzie's brother, Joe and Dr Anna Morelli (who met at Julia and Ry's wedding). The good: It's real and heartfelt, plus there are some lovely surprises for the other couples. The not-so-good: I'm really going... Continue Reading →

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