The Quiet Truth is the third novel from Sharon Thompson and once again I am drawn in from the very beginning of this character driven historical fiction. What is the book about When Charlie Quinn returns to Northern Ireland, having spent sixty years in Canada, the people he left behind are shocked to see him.... Continue Reading →
Adele by Nicola Cassidy ,the forgotten sister of Fred Astaire, dancer,icon,star.Book review
This is not just historical fiction,a book about Adele Astaire, sister to Fred ,ultimately a star in her own right but a story intermixed with factual and fictional characters who bring us along the many highs,low, successes and personal tragedies that was the life of Adele. I always love a novel that you learn from,... Continue Reading →
A gripping and emotionally charged read. The Abandoned by Sharon Thompson.
I was gifted an early copy of The Abandoned and also bought my own Kindle version, as always reviews are completely my own. The blurb Peggy Bowden has not had an easy life. As a teenager, her mother was committed to an asylum and then a local priest forced her into an abusive marriage. But... Continue Reading →
Treat yourself on Valentines day
As romantic as I can be, at times, when I have the energy these days! I don't generally buy into the whole Valentines day thing. Over the years we have cooked meals at home, because the whole overpriced, rush in and out restaurant meal never appealed to us and we do gift cards but here... Continue Reading →
December girl by Nicola Cassidy,book review.
I was kindly gifted this book for review by Nicola and Bombshell books, however I had also purchased an E-book version and as always reviews are my own honest opinions. Reading the blurb already had me eager to dive into the story of Molly Thomas; Molly Thomas is a feisty, independent soul, born on the... Continue Reading →