Review of Dovetail By Karen MCquestion

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I got this book from netgalley for an honest and fair review

Dovetail is the latest book by Karen McQuestion due to be released on March 10th 2020, tells the story of how decisions taken in an instant can lead to a chain reaction and affect the rest of your life and how sometimes the stars align to reconcile them.

The story is divided into two time lines, the first is in 1983, when Jo is in treatment for, having four recurring dreams, showing scenes which he does not understand, one of which he calls his death dream, all of them lead him to wake up screaming. Jo is then taken out by his Grandma Pearl, who he has never met before and his dad even told him that she had passed away. Pearl Takes Jo to her home town to work for her for the summer  He meets Katherleen, who is also running away from  her past, there seems to be a connection, between the two of them, Jo’s dreams and events involving Pearl in the summer of 1916.

Reviow of The Love Letter By Lucinda Riley

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The Love Letter by Lucinda Riley, tells the story how a young reporter called Joanna, goes to report on the funeral of Sir James Harrison Britons leading actors, she leaves early to help a frail old lady named Rose to go back home. She hints at a scandal involving the deceased actor to Joanna, that goes to the heart of the British government, giving her a letter which should confirm this. When she starts investigating the story who can she trust from her best friend to the way-ward grandson of the actor and will anyone survive to find the answers.

Burning Island by Suzanne Goldring Review

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Burning Island is the second book by Suzanne Goldring, after My Name is Eve, which I read last year, you can read my review here,

The story is set on the Greek Island of Corfu, split into 2 distinct story lines. The first starts during World War II more specific, June 1944, with the Germans now in Continue reading “Burning Island by Suzanne Goldring Review”

Sons And Lovers Review

The novel Sons and Lovers by D.H, Lawrence, is a story of an aspiring young artist Paul Morel growing up in a mining village in Nottinghamshire, at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. It starts from the marriage of his parents Gertrude Coppard, from a good family and Walter Morel, a poor minor.

The marriage is an unhappy one when Gertrude finds out Walter has less money then Continue reading “Sons And Lovers Review”

Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge 2020

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A number of books I have read, so far and will read, later this year, have come about because I am doing the reading Challenge, set by Anne Bogel on the Modern Mrs Darcy website. Anne herself runs the website, as well as the podcast What Should I Read Next (wsirn) and has written a number of books including the book Don’t Over Think It, which comes out in march 2020.

The challenge itself involves reading, 12 books in the following categories:


A book published in the decade you were born
A debut Novel Continue reading “Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge 2020”

January Review

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I can not believe that January has already been completed already, and we are on the second month of the year a. As I have not post anything this month I have decided to do a monthly update which I hope to continue each month which will show books I have read even if I do not give them a full review as well a major events in the news, sporting world as well as TV shows and anything I find pertinent in my life.