Month: April 2021

Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

America’s Daughter

I enjoyed reading Celeste De Blasis’ Wild Swan Trilogy and have reviewed A Wild Heart and A Wild Legacy here. I’m happy to have the chance to read another trilogy by her – America’s Daughter Trilogy. This is book 1 of the trilogy. America’s Daughter With Washington’s army, she joined America’s fight for independence… 1773. The night that Addie Valencourt sneaks out to witness the Boston Tea Party, she knows that her world is about to change forever. Soon, the love and security of her tight-knit family is torn apart by the fight for American independence. When the British lay siege to Boston, Addie’s English-born father

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Sweet Pastries and Sourdough

Sweet Pastries & Sourdough is Book #15 in Rosie Green’s delightful series -Little Duck Pond Cafe. I’ve read book #6 – Confetti at The Little Duck Pond Cafe and book #14 – A Brambleberry Manor Christmas, so I was very happy to read and review another of her books. Sweet Pastries and Sourdough, Little Duck Pond Café Ellie’s brand new enterprise, the True Loaf Bakery, is finally open and classes are due to start. But when Katja’s ski-ing holiday ends in disaster, a new teacher must be found very quickly. Anita is up for the challenge, but – fresh from

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The Cornish Midwife

I hadn’t read this author before and was looking forward to reading The Cornish Midwife. The Cornish Midwife Welcome to the beautiful seaside town of Port Agnes. A fresh start… Midwife Ella Mehenick left the small Cornish town of Port Agnes for London and never looked back. But when her seemingly perfect life crashes down around her, there’s only one place she can heal her battered heart – the place she once called home.  A new arrival… Ella is quickly welcomed into the small community midwife team and loves her new job caring for mums and their precious babies –

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The Little Orchard On The Lane

I’m so happy to be reading and reviewing another book of Tilly Tennant. The Little Orchard on The Lane is set in the beautiful countryside and is an enjoyable read. The Little Orchard On The Lane Feel the sun on your face on a Somerset terrace overlooking golden fields and wild meadowland, and watch as romance beckons and long-hidden secrets are revealed… When twenty-seven-year-old Posy arrives at picture-perfect Oleander House in the Somerset village of Astercombe, she is enchanted. Adopted when she was just a baby, Posy is excited to re-connect with her birth family and help out on the family cider

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Summer Secrets at Streamside Cottage

This is my first book by this author and I didn’t know what to expect. I must confess that I thought Summer Secrets at Streamside Cottage was going to be a light romance. It totally surprised me. Summer Secrets at Streamside Cottage A new start can come from the most unexpected places… It’s been years since Lizzie Lockhart spoke to her parents. But she was safe in the knowledge she knew everything about them. Once upon a time, they were as close as could be. Until they weren’t. After receiving the earth-shattering news of their passing, Lizzie decides it’s time

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Chasing The Sun

I had just finished Judy Leigh’s Heading Over The Hill, which I thoroughly enjoyed, when I realized that I was meant to review Chasing The Sun and that made me so happy. Description of Chasing The Sun Sun, Sangria and new starts, from the author of the bestselling Five French Hens. Molly’s seventieth birthday comes as something of a shock. The woman in the mirror certainly looks every day of those seventy years, but inside Molly feels she still has so much more living left to do. Widowed and living alone with her cat Crumper, Molly fears she is slipping into

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