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 […]

A chat with author Jane Dunning

Thank you to Jane Dunning for agreeing to feature on my blog –  here are a few reading and writing secrets which she shared with me. I asked Who was your favourite childhood author or book and why were they a favourite? ……and wasn’t surprised at all to find yet another Enid Blyton fan! I absolutely loved […]

The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher

Cleverly written this wry tale of a closely knit Italian family surprises the reader on every page. Set in Brighton and Tuscany the story is narrated by the two English daughter in laws Maggie and Lara who in their own way find it somewhat a trial being a daughter in law of Anna the Italian […]