The Metal Heart by Caroline Lea – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Metal Heart Author: Caroline Lea Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Michael Joseph Publication Date: 29th April 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Orkney, 1940. Five hundred Italian prisoners-of-war arrive to fortify these remote and windswept islands. Resentful islanders are fearful of the enemy in their midst, but not orphaned twin sisters Dorothy and Constance. Already … Continue reading The Metal Heart by Caroline Lea – Blog Tour Review

Darke Matter by Rick Gekoski – Blog Tour Review

Title: Darke Matter Author: Rick Gekoski Genre: Fiction Publisher: Constable Publication Date: 14th May 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: James Darke is dreading the first family Christmas without his wife Suzy. Engulfed by grief, his grudging preparations are interrupted by a persistent knock at the door. Questions about the circumstances of his wife's death force … Continue reading Darke Matter by Rick Gekoski – Blog Tour Review

Repentance by Eloísa Díaz – Blog Tour Review

Title: Repentance Author: Eloísa Díaz Genre: Thriller Publisher: W&N Publication Date: 4th February 2021 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: BUENOS AIRES, 1981.Argentina is in the grip of a brutal military dictatorship.Inspector Joaquín Alzada's work in the Buenos Aires police force exposes him to the many realities of life under a repressive regime: desperate people, terrified people … Continue reading Repentance by Eloísa Díaz – Blog Tour Review

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

Title: The Prophets Author: Robert Jones Jr. Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Riverrun, Quercus Publication Date: 5th January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell … Continue reading The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

The Innocents by Michael Crummey – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Innocents Author: Michael Crummey Genre: Fiction Publisher: No Exit Press Publication Date: 20th August 2020 Rating: Cover: Summary: In centuries past, a brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated outport cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean and a relentless pendulum … Continue reading The Innocents by Michael Crummey – Blog Tour Review

The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor – Book Review

Title: The Miseducation of Evie Epworth Author: Matson Taylor Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scribner, Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 14th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Sixteen year-old Evie Epworth stands on the cusp of womanhood. But what kind of a woman will she become? The fastest milk bottle-delivery girl in East Yorkshire, Evie is tall as … Continue reading The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor – Book Review

Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman – Blog Tour Review

Title: Separation Anxiety Author: Laura Zigman Genre: Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 16th April 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Life hasn’t gone according to Judy’s plan. Her career as a children’s book author has taken an embarrassing nose dive. Her teenage son Teddy treats her with a combination of mortification and indifference. Her best friend … Continue reading Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman – Blog Tour Review