The Birthday House by Jill Treseder

Blurb The year is 1955, the location picturesque Devon. In a house by the River Dart, schoolgirl Josephine Kennedy posts invitations to her twelfth birthday party – a party that never takes place. Horrific violence is committed that night in the family home, leaving all of its occupants dead.  Based on a disturbing real-life crime, … Continue reading The Birthday House by Jill Treseder

Planet in Peril edited by Isabelle Kenyon (Fly on the Wall Press)

I'm delighted to host the blog tour today for Planet in Peril, an anthology of words and images I purchased myself at the pre-order stage. I shall save my review for a future date, however, as today I'm handing over to Fly on the Wall to share a couple of poems and entice you with … Continue reading Planet in Peril edited by Isabelle Kenyon (Fly on the Wall Press)

Foxfire, Wolfskin and other stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie

Blurb Charged with drama and beauty, this memorable collection by a master storyteller weaves a magical world of possibility and power from female myths of physical renewal, creation and change. It is an extraordinary immersion into the bodies and voices, mindscapes and landscapes, of the shape-shifting women of our native folklore. We meet the Water … Continue reading Foxfire, Wolfskin and other stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie

Don’t Think a Single Thought by Diana Cambridge

Blurb 1960s New York and Emma Bowden seems to have it all - a glamorous Manhattan apartment, a loving husband, and a successful writing career. But while Emma and her husband Jonathan are on vacation at the Hamptons, a child drowns in the sea, and suspicion falls on Emma. As her picture-perfect life spirals out … Continue reading Don’t Think a Single Thought by Diana Cambridge

Jessie’s Little Bookshop by the Sea by Kirsty Ferry

I've become quite a fan of Kirsty Ferry over the last year or so, and my favourite has to be the Tempest Sisters series; I loved both Summer at Carrick Park and Spring at Taigh Fallon, which focuses on Jessie's sisters, Rosa and Angel respectively. The author has the ability to write with great heart … Continue reading Jessie’s Little Bookshop by the Sea by Kirsty Ferry