Month: January 2021

Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

When’s The Wedding?

Which young single girl is not dreaming of saying ‘I do’…? Today I’m very happy to do a cover reveal of Olivia Spring’s When’s The Wedding? When’s The Wedding? She’s found the perfect man. Will she get her perfect proposal? Dog hotel marketing manager Alex has always dreamed of having a fairy-tale proposal: the glorious sunset, iconic backdrop and rose petals – the whole shebang. She’s found her Mr Right, and life with sexy pediatrician Miles is wonderful, except for one thing. Despite saying that he’s ready for marriage, Miles seems no closer to putting a ring on it. After

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Everything Is Beautiful

I really didn’t know what to expect from this book as this is the author’s first book. What I didn’t expect is for Everything Is Beautiful to blow me away. Everything Is Beautiful Sometimes it’s impossible to part with the things we love the most…When Amy Ashton’s world came crashing down eleven years ago, she started a collection. Just a little collection, just a few keepsakes of happier times: some honeysuckle to remind herself of the boy she loved, a chipped china bird, an old terracotta pot . . . Things that others might throw away, but to Amy, represent

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

The Lost Mother

Since I had read and reviewed this author’s book, What Only We Know, I was eager to read The Lost Mother. The Lost Mother She looked at the empty cradle where her baby had been. Her heart felt tattered and empty, like the hollow streets of Berlin after its people began to live in fear. Berlin, 1934. Homes once filled with laughter stand empty as the Nazi party’s grip on the city tightens. When AnnaTiegel’s beautiful best friend catches Reich Minister Goebbels’ special attention, an impulsive act to save her brings Anna under his unforgiving scrutiny. First, she loses her job, then slowly, mercilessly, she finds her life stripped

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

My Mother’s Secret

My Mother’s Secret is about family relationships and healing and the triumph of love over everything else. My Mother’s Secret ‘They told me he died, but I never believed them. I’d have known,’ she says, her voice little more than a whisper and her eyes searching mine. ‘A mother would know if her child died, wouldn’t she?’ The phone call comes in the middle of the night, rousing Danni from her safe, warm bed. The police have found her mother Diana wandering miles from her house, confused and lost. Danni races to her mother’s side – and as usual, Diana doesn’t seem to want her there. But when

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

No Pity In Death

No Pity In Death is the second book from the Anne Collin’s Mystery Series by Helen Starbuck. Last week, I reviewed the first of these – The Mad Hatter’s Son. My review of the third book, The Burden of Hate will follow over the next few days. No Pity In Death Book Title: No Pity in Death (An Annie Collins Mystery #2) by Helen StarbuckCategory:  Adult Fiction (18+), 249 pagesGenre:  MysteryPublisher:  Routt Street PressContent Rating: R. Two explicit sex scenes, profanity, medical scenes. Book Description Struggling to put her life back together after almost being murdered, operating room nurse Annie Collins agrees to help homicide Detective

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

The Other Mothers

I’ve heard of M.M. Chouinard’s books particularly the Detective Jo Fournier series of which The Other Mothers is Book #4. Since I hadn’t read her books before, I didn’t know what to expect. I did not plan on being blown away as I was though! The Other Mothers It’s a crisp spring morning when the small-town community around Briar Ridge Elementary School is shattered by devastating news. Bright and shy five-year-old Nicole has disappeared at playtime. Nicole’s mother, Gia, is lost in her grief. On the same day her baby girl vanished, Gia found out she was pregnant with the sister Nicole

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