Historical fiction, Romance

The Debutante Dares #4,#5 by Charlie Lane

I picked this book because I was under the assumption that it was the first in the series. I realised later that it was the fourth. That did not impact the narrative but did take away a little from understanding the bonds between the women central to the plot or the concept of 'daring'.The covers… Continue reading The Debutante Dares #4,#5 by Charlie Lane

Non Fiction

North to Paradise by Ousman Umar

Translated by Kevin Gerry Dunn I have read quite a few books about the refugee crisis from different countries just this year. This book has a more unique ending than a few others. The entire book feels like a translated work, this being one of the rare occasions that that is actually a bonus.The bewilderment… Continue reading North to Paradise by Ousman Umar

Chick lit

The Beekeeper at Elderflower Grove by Jaimie Admans

I have read nad reviewed two other books by the author: The Little Bookshop of Love Stories The Post Box at the North Pole I have read and reviewed two other works by the author, and this review is significantly influenced by my earlier experience because it set up an expectation level. There are parts… Continue reading The Beekeeper at Elderflower Grove by Jaimie Admans