Singing Bird #ad - Every page adds yet another layer of intrigue to its plot. Brilliant…an astonishing first novel” Bernard Cornwell“A classic of its genre.
Meeting PointCrux Publishing #ad - When claire watson meets john Rock on holiday, the attraction is instant -- but so is the feeling they have met before. Uneasy memories from a decade earlier begin to surface, but when past and present finally collide, Claire is unprepared for the astounding consequences. From the dazzling coastline of the french riviera to the haunting beauty of Fairhead Rock in County Antrim, twisting, Roisin McAuley takes the reader on a gripping, turning journey to the heart of human relationships.
The Cottage at Glass Beach: A NovelHarper #ad - Heather barbieri follows her acclaimed gaelic-tinged drama the lace Makers of Glenmara with the resonant tale of a woman who, in the wake of scandal, flees to a remote Maine island to reconnect with her past—and to come to terms with the childhood tragedy that has haunted her for a lifetime. Set on the rugged new england coast, barbieri’s the cottage at Glass Beach strikes the perfect balance between high lit and mainstream women’s fiction, infusing a potent and unforgettable love story with unforgettable characters that will remain with you long after the final chapter.
Richly evocative, and redemption will call out to readers of Joanne Harris, Alice Hoffman, struggle, Barbieri’s narrative of intimacy, and other modern masters of drama.
Her Last Promise: An absolutely gripping novel of the power of hope from the bestselling author of The LetterHeadline #ad - An absolutely first-class read that does not disappoint' PrimaCurl up this autumn with Her Last Promise, a page-turning, heartwrenching story of how hope can rise from the ashes of tragedy and of the overcoming power of love. As the sun dips below the mountains, she reminds herself she is doing this for their future.
From No. Winner book of the year in prima magazine big book awards 2019 **** 'A gripping read' Woman & Home'Storytelling at its finest with characters that come alive and a plot that dances with intrigue. I loved it *****' 'another great story from kathryn hughes *****''as always, a lovely story by Kathryn Hughes *****''I really enjoyed this book, especially the nostalgic 1970's descriptions *****''.
Her Last Promise: An absolutely gripping novel of the power of hope from the bestselling author of The Letter #ad - In the box lies an object that will change everything Tara thought she knew and lead her on a journey to deepest Spain in search of the answers that have haunted her for forty years. Violet skye regrets her decision to travel abroad leaving her young daughter behind. My addiction to this novel was total and uncompromising *****' 'Wonderful! First book I have read by Kathryn Hughes and will now read her previous stories.
1 bestselling author of The Letter Kathryn Hughes. This night will indeed change Violet's destiny, in the most unexpected of ways.
The Lost Vintage: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Sweetbitter meets the nightingale in this page-turner about a woman who returns to her family's ancestral vineyard in Burgundy to study for her Master of Wine test, a forgotten relative, and uncovers a lost diary, and a secret her family has been keeping since World War II. ".
The Secret Hour: A Novel Rice, LuanneBantam #ad - With only a postmark to go on, Kate comes to the seaside—and discovers the one man who may be able to help her. Since the death of his wife, he has been juggling the rigors of a controversial capital murder case and the demands of raising two children. After mailing a single postcard from the New England shore, Willa Harris vanished.
A woman arrives on the o’rourke doorstep to find a house in chaos but brimming with love—and, she hopes, answers. From the acclaimed author of the perfect summer and other New York Times bestsellers comes the gripping story of a man fighting for his family, a woman searching for her sister—and the promise of a new life where both least expect it.
The Secret Hour: A Novel Rice, Luanne #ad - Beneath his controlled demeanor, attorney John O’Rourke is a man in turmoil. As eleven-year-old maggie and fourteen-year-old teddy long for the past, they must also contend with the hostility that swirls around them since their father took on the defense of a despised killer—including a brick through their window one autumn morning.
But a quieter event also takes place that day. Six months ago kate Harris’s younger sister fled from home following a devastating confrontation.
The Forgotten Secret: A heartbreaking and gripping historical novel for fans of Kate MortonHQ Digital #ad - As she sets out to put the place – and herself – back to rights, she stumbles across a long-forgotten hiding place, with a clue to a secret that has lain buried for decades. For fans of kate morton and Gill Paul comes an unforgettable novel about two women fighting for independence. Readers love kathleen mcgurl‘another fabulous dual timeline story’‘Haunting’‘Had me gripped from the start’‘I literally could not turn the pages fast enough’‘Captivating’.
Young, in love and leaving home for her first job, the future seems full of shining possibility. But war is brewing and before long, Ellen and everyone around her are swept up by it. A usa today bestseller!can she unlock the mysteries of the past?A country at warIt’s the summer of 1919 and Ellen O’Brien has her whole life ahead of her.
The Forgotten Secret: A heartbreaking and gripping historical novel for fans of Kate Morton #ad - As ireland is torn apart by the turmoil, Ellen finds herself facing the ultimate test of love and loyalty. A long-buried secreta hundred years later and Clare Farrell has inherited a dilapidated old farmhouse in County Meath. Seizing the chance to escape her unhappy marriage she strikes out on her own for the first time, hoping the old building might also provide clues to her family’s shadowy history.
The Mudlark Orphan#ad - Eight year old maise clegg was plucked from the workhouse by the Rynotts to work on the banks of the Thames seeking treasures as a Mudlark. Abandoned as a baby maise never gave up hope that one day her mother would return to claim her as her own, but as she stood in the dirty river water that dream soon washed away.
The Mudlark Orphan #ad - She soon learnt that life was like the river; dark, fast moving and dangerous. Life would teach her lessons she had never wanted to learn, but would fate mend what had been broken, before she succumbed to the Thames as so many had before her? .
Secrets of Willow House: A heartwarming and uplifting page turner set in Ireland Sandy Cove Book 1Bookouture #ad - Great read on a rainy day or a vacation read!!!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘Lovely!!! . Guaranteed enjoyable. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘i loved my time spent at Willow House… Another enchanting read from Susanne O'Leary and I'm delighted to learn it is the start of a series. After losing her husband, their crumbling mansion, Willow House, feels awfully empty.
With the rugged shores of ireland calling, maeve visits her aunt Philomena in Sandy Cove, where she once, as a teenager, kissed a wild, mysterious boy – a kiss she has never been able to forget. The beautiful night’s sky is dotted with stars as far as the eye can see, and Maeve is worlds away from her chaotic life in the city.
Secrets of Willow House: A heartwarming and uplifting page turner set in Ireland Sandy Cove Book 1 #ad - As maeve throws herself into restoring Willow House to its former glory, a deep friendship with Philomena begins to blossom. Does she have the courage to leave the security of her old life behind, or is that just a daydream?Fans of Sheila O’Flanagan, and put down new roots in Sandy Cove, Debbie Macomber and Mary Alice Monroe will fall head over heels for this stunning read.
Perfect vacation fare. Goodreads reviewer‘a story of family, love and the relationships that bring it all together… Read this wonderful book and find out! A book for a rainy day. Readers are absolutely loving Secrets of Willow House:‘What a wonderful read this was! .
The Violin Maker's Daughter: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fictionBookouture #ad - I was on the edge of my seat… this is the first book i have read by this writer, 5 stars‘A heart wrenching story of bravery, I am eager for more!’ Goodreads Reviewer, love and sacrifice. For the love of books‘i’m a huge fan of historical fiction and this one didn’t disappoint. I so loved this beautiful story… so stunningly realised.
Ralf and sarah continue their journey together, keeping their identities secret at all cost. I felt it was a good book about the horrors of wartime France. Goodreads Reviewer. For now, bilingual Sarah is no longer a French Jew but a German girl. I would very highly recommend this book and give it ten stars if I could.
The Violin Maker's Daughter: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction #ad - As she bids farewell to her beloved father and family, Sarah has hope, against all odds, that she will see them again when the war is over. I couldn’t put it down. And she must hide who she is and take a new name for her own safety. It was well thought out and expertly written… really a great read and i can’t wait to look into other books by this author!’ Being Perry, 5 stars‘This is the first book I have read by Sharon Maas and from the moment I started reading it I just could not wait to continue reading it.
If you're going to read one war book this year which marks the 75th anniversary of D-day, 5 stars‘A gripping, but yet heartwarming historical fiction that is based on real facts concerning Colmar, heartbreaking, make it this one!’ Renita D’Silva, Alsace and Lorraine as well as French and German Resistance.
My Name is Eva: An absolutely gripping and emotional historical novelBookouture #ad - And evelyn is transported back to a place in germany known as ‘the forbidden village, to find the man who gambled with her husband’s life…A gripping, haunting and compelling read about love, ’ where a woman who called herself Eva went where no one else dared, amongst shivering prisoners, courage and betrayal set in the war-battered landscape of Germany.
An absolutely beautiful book. Kim the bookworm, 5 stars‘a poignant and evocative story of love, betrayal and bravery that kept me page turning and completely engrossed from start to finish. You can pay a terrible price for keeping a promise…Evelyn Taylor-Clarke sits in her chair at Forest Lawns Care Home in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by residents with minds not as sharp as hers.
My Name is Eva: An absolutely gripping and emotional historical novel #ad - The tempo of this novel was perfect--kept me wondering until the very last page!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘Absolutely loved this book and its riveting plot! . I absolutely loved every single page. One of the best characters in a book EVER! What a fantastic, heart-wrenching tale, beautiful, incredibly told.
Eva is an extraordinary character, strong, smart, loving, funny, loyal, and brave. A phenomenal read!!’ goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘this may be my new favorite book!!!! I absolutely love the premise of the heroine faking dementia in her retirement home to cover up her knowledge of and possible involvement in questionable activities centering around WWII events.
I sat for the last 20% of the book in tears, sad but happy tears.