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Fatal Crossing @LoneTheils @ArcadiaBooks #QA

When a picture of two Danish girls who disappeared on a boat bound for England in 1985 emerges many years later in an old suitcase from a British second-hand dealer, the journalist Nora Sand’s professional curiosity is immediately awakened.But before she knows it, she is mixed up in the case of a serial killer who

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The Butlins Girls ~ @elaineeverest @panmacmillan #Q&A

‘Molly Missons gazed around in awe. So this was Butlin’s. Whitewashed buildings, bordered by rhododendrons, gave a cheerful feeling to a world still recovering from six years of war. The Skegness holiday camp covered a vast area, much larger than Molly expected to see.‘ Molly Missons hasn’t had the best of times recently. Having lost

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As Weekends Go @janbrigden @ChocLitUK #QA #Giveaway

When Rebecca’s friend Abi convinces her to get away from it all at the fabulous Hawksley Manor hotel in York, it seems too good to be true. Pampering and relaxation is just what Rebecca needs to distract herself from the creeping suspicion that her husband, Greg, is hiding something from her. She never imagined that

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One Little Mistake @emmacurtisbooks @TransworldBooks #Review

Vicky Seagrave is blessed: three beautiful children, a successful, doting husband, great friends and a job she loves. She should be perfectly happy. When she makes a split-second decision that risks everything she holds dear, there’s only person she trusts enough to turn to. But Vicky is about to learn that one mistake is all

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Isa’s Daughter @Katrine66 #MiniQA

Although part of a series, each book is stand alone. The Great War is over, and the inhabitants of Raumsey Island struggle to regain their livelihood. Seventeen-year-old Annie Reid is a spirited, ambitious girl, determined not to end up a herring gutter or go into service. Annie befriends a young schoolteacher, Alexander Garcia, who promises

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Flesh Of The Peach @HelenMcClory #Event @FreightBooks @BlackwellEdin

I attended the book event for ‘Flesh of The Peach’ by Helen McCory, at the famous Blackwell’s Bookstore in Edinburgh. A splendid turnout with lots of excited chatter and buzz about the book. Helen McClory arrived in a spectacular outfit, a light gold jumpsuit and black cape! There was a lovely interview hosted by Jenny Brown.

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We All Begin As Strangers @HarrietWriter @orionbooks #Q&A

It’s 1984, and summer is scorching the ordinary English village of Heathcote. What’s more, a mysterious figure is slipping into homes through back doors and open windows. Dubbed ‘the Fox’, he knows everything about everyone – leaving curious objects in their homes, or taking things from them. When beloved Anna goes missing, the whole community

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The Summer House @carofraser @HoZ_Books #QA

In the gloriously hot summer of 1936, a group of people meet at a country house party. Within three years, England will be at war, but for now, time stands still. Dan Ranscombe is clever and good-looking, but he resents the wealth and easy savoir-faire of a fellow guest, Paul Latimer. Surely a shrewd girl

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Review of Mary’s The Name By Ross Sayers ~ @cranachanbooks @Sayers33

Book Review ~ Mary’s The Name By Ross Sayers Mary’s The Name ~ Ross Sayers The Books Description  An eight-year-old girl and her Granpa are on the run… “When me and Granpa watched James Bond films, he told me not to be scared because people didn’t have guns like that in Scotland. That must’ve been why the robbers used hammers.”

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