Family Baggage by Monica McInerney

A family saga sweeping from Merryn Bay in Australia to Bath, Cornwall and Cork. Like most families the Turner’s have secrets and one big secret involves Lara the little girl that the Turner family had kindly taken in and cared for. Monica McInerney’s story keeps the reader guessing right to the end. Mum and Dad Turner […]

A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry

As a traveller the Orient Express is already on my wish list so with the hook line of ‘A new life is just a ticket away‘ and a cover with turquoise waters and blue skies how could I resist Veronica Henry’s A Night on the Orient Express? The story moves from present day to fifty years ago, intertwining a suite of […]

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep – Joanna Cannon

The bright yellow cover and the unusual title was what drew me to Joanna Cannon’s  story set in the long hot summer of ’76. Yes I remember it well, life was slower, the air was still and heavy and we just couldn’t believe that day after day the heat would continue. I was little older […]