Month: May 2021

Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

The Highlander’s Secret Son

The title and the cover of The Highlander’s Son made me interested enough to read it. The Highlander’s Secret Son His first love Now his sworn enemy… What is Fiona MacDonald doing on the run across his lands? With a wee baby as well! Brandon once loved this woman with all his heart―until her family killed many of his clan. Now, as the new Campbell Laird, he must make sure she pays the price for her betrayal. But how can he claim his vengeance if what she says is true…? That her child is his son and heir! Buy The Highlander’s

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Daisy’s Dilemma

Having read Willow’s Wedding Vows and The Perfect Marriage by Debbie Viggiano, I was certain that Daisy’s Dilemma would be an enjoyable book. I’m glad to report that I wasn’t wrong! Daisy’s Dilemma Florist Daisy is loved-up and blossoming.  Boyfriend Dominic has proposed marriage! However, Dominic isn’t in any rush to buy a ring, and meeting the parents is looong overdue.  What is the problem?  After all, Daisy’s mum has already bought her big hat and wants to know the wedding date! Then careless words plant seeds of doubt and, like weed, Daisy’s concerns begin to multiply.  Is Dominic hiding

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

America’s Wife

America’s Wife follows the beautiful story America’s Daughter that I reviewed here last month. America’s Wife – Book 2 of America’s Daughter Trilogy 1776. Addie’s world has changed beyond recognition. From her privileged position amongst Boston’s elite, she has embraced a dangerous new life with the American Revolutionary Army. While childhood sweetheart Silas risks all on the front lines, Addie waits anxiously for news. And when Silas does not return from the Battle of Monmouth, her worst fears come true. Without thinking, Addie takes a horse and scours the now-calm battlefield for Silas, until word arrives that he has been captured by

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Books & Book Reviews, Readers Speak

Bloggers Who Are Readers Part 2

As I mentioned in my previous post in this series, the #ReadersSpeak posts for the next few weeks (every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month) will feature bloggers. Today, in Bloggers Who Are Readers Part 2, we meet Reema D’Souza and Shilpa Garg. Bloggers Who Are Readers Part 2 Reema D’Souza Reema blogs at The Write World and is an avid reader who also curates Bibliophiles of Bangalore. On average, how many books do you read in a year? 30-40 Do you think it helps to take part in reading challenges and/or to have a reading target for the

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Under the Italian Sun

From Rhodes, Greece, I’m moving to Under The Italian Sun today. This is a perfect summer beach read. The #1 bestseller is back with an uplifting, escapist read that will brighten the gloomiest day! A warm, sun-baked terrace. The rustle of verdant green vines. The sun slowly dipping behind the Umbrian mountains. And the chink of wine glasses as the first cork of the evening is popped… Welcome to Italy. A place that holds the answer to Zia-Lucia Costa Chalmers’ many questions. Not least, how she ended up with such a mouthful of a name. When Zia discovers that her

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

The Old Ducks’ Club

Reading The Old Duck’s Club made me think of Judy Leigh’s Chasing The Sun and Heading Over The Hill. I’m really starting to enjoy reading about older folks redefining themselves and finding adventure, romance and love again. The Old Ducks’ Club Sophia Gregory is fading away… Recently split from her married lover and about to turn sixty, Sophia doesn’t recognise the old woman staring back at her in the mirror. Where has her life gone so wrong? How has it come to this? A quiet holiday in beautiful Rhodes is the perfect chance for her to find herself again.   Until

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