Carte Postales by Victoria Hyslop

What could be better than reading a book that inspires you to travel when you are already a  wanderluster….? I did just that recently when in Casa Heliconia, Sri Lanka. It had been some years since I had read Victoria Hyslop’s The Island so kicking my heels and awaiting the airline to deliver my Lost Luggage I was […]

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 […]