Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson @DoubledayUK

Source: Review copyPublication: 28 September 2020 from DoubledayPP: 448ISBN-13: 978-0857526557 My thanks to Doubeday for an advance copy for review 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreignContinue reading “Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson @DoubledayUK”

The Bleeding by Johana Gustawsson trs by David Warriner  @JoGustawsson @givemeawave @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 15 September 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1914585265 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review Three women Three eras One extraordinary mystery… 1899, Belle Époque Paris. Lucienne’s two daughters are believed dead when her mansion burns to the ground, but she is certain that her girls areContinue reading “The Bleeding by Johana Gustawsson trs by David Warriner  @JoGustawsson @givemeawave @OrendaBooks”

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell @TinderPress @PublicityBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 30 August 2022 from Tinder PressPP: 448ISBN-13: 978-1472223845 My thanks to Tinder Press for an advance copy for review ‘Someone swore that, as a little girl, he once saw you touch a tiger. And that the tiger didn’t harm you, it let you stroke it. It was always said that you hadContinue reading “The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell @TinderPress @PublicityBooks”

The Daves Next Door by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 July 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585180 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review A disillusioned nurse suddenly learns how to care. An injured young sportsman wakes up find that he can see only in black and white. A desperate old widower takes too many pills andContinue reading “The Daves Next Door by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

The Measure by Nikki Erlick @nikkierlick @HarperCollinsUk

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from The Borough PressPP: 368ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0008491512 My thanks to The Borough Press for an advance copy for review Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice. It seems like just another morning. You make a cup of tea. Check the news. Open the front door. On your doorstep is aContinue reading “The Measure by Nikki Erlick @nikkierlick @HarperCollinsUk”

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill @SulariGentill @ultimopress

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st June 2022 ebook from Ultimo Press; H/b 15 Sept 2022PP: 266ASIN: B09R41JFYN My thanks to Ultimo Press for an advance copy for review Hannah Tigone, bestselling Australian crime author, is crafting a new novel that begins in the Boston Public Library: four strangers; Winifred, Cain, Marigold and Whit are sitting atContinue reading “The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill @SulariGentill @ultimopress”

Vladimir by Julia May Jonas  @Julia_May_Jonas @picadorbooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 26 May 2022 from PicadorPP: 256ISBN-13: 978-1529080445 My thanks to Picador for an advance copy for review A provocative, razor-sharp, and timely debut novel about a beloved English professor facing a slew of accusations against her professor husband by former students – a situation that becomes more complicated when she herself developsContinue reading “Vladimir by Julia May Jonas  @Julia_May_Jonas @picadorbooks”

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart @Doug_D_Stuart @panmacmillan @picadorbooks @CamillaElworthy

Source: Review copyPublication: 14 April 2022 from PicadorPP: 400ISBN-13: 9781529068764 My thanks to Picador for an early copy for review Born under different stars, Protestant Mungo and Catholic James live in a hyper-masculine world. They are caught between two of Glasgow’s housing estates where young working-class men divide themselves along sectarian lines, and fight territorialContinue reading “Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart @Doug_D_Stuart @panmacmillan @picadorbooks @CamillaElworthy”

Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz translated by  Rachel Ward @EwaldArenz @FwdTranslations @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585142 Teenager Sally has just run away from a clinic where she to be treated for anorexia. She’s furious with everything and everyone, and wants to be left in peace. Liss is in her forties, living alone on a large farm that she runs single-handedly.Continue reading “Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz translated by  Rachel Ward @EwaldArenz @FwdTranslations @OrendaBooks”

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