Introducing Lisa Blake, the purrfect pet sitter! When Lisa Blake’s life in London falls apart, she returns to her hometown rebranding herself as ‘the purrfect pet sitter’ – which may or may not be false advertising as she has a rather unfortunate habit of (temporarily) losing dogs! But being back where she grew up, Lisa can’t escape her past. There’s her estranged best friend Flick who she bumps into in an embarrassing encounter in a local supermarket. And her first love, Nathan Baker, who, considering their history, is sure to be even more surprised by her drunken Facebook friend request than Lisa is. As she becomes involved in the lives of her old friends Lisa must confront the hurt she has caused, discover the truth about her mysterious leather-clad admirer, and learn how to move forward when the things she wants most are affected by the decisions of… View Post

    When Lou Wandsworth ran away to France with her teacher Mike Hughes, she thought he was the love of her life. But Mike wasn’t what he seemed and he left her life in pieces. Now 32, Lou discovers that he is involved with teenager Chloe Meadows. Determined to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself, she returns home to confront him for the damage he’s caused. But Mike is a predator of the worst kind, and as Lou tries to bring him to justice, it’s clear that she could once again become his prey… The million copy Sunday Times bestseller returns with a taut, compelling psychological thriller that will have you glued to the edge of your seat.             REVIEW I was pretty excited to be chosen to be part of the Blog Tour for this novel as C L Taylor is an author… View Post

Rosa Larkin is down on her luck in London, so when she inherits a near-derelict corner shop in a quaint Devon village, her first thought is to sell it for cash and sort out her life. But nothing is straightforward about this legacy. While the identity of her benefactor remains a mystery, he – or she – has left one important legal proviso: that the shop cannot be sold, only passed on to somebody who really deserves it. Rosa makes up her mind to give it a go: to put everything she has into getting the shop up and running again in the small seaside community of Cockleberry Bay. But can she do it all on her own? And if not, who will help her succeed – and who among the following will work secretly to see her fail? There is a handsome rugby player, a sexy plumber, a charlatan… View Post

I was due to be letting all you lovely people know my thoughts on Hiding by Jenny Morton today, but sadly due to a very hectic few weeks my review is going to be delayed – but rest assured my review will be with you very soon. However never one to disappoint I would still love to share some details of the book with you, along with the chance to win your very own copy of Hiding! A gripping psychological thriller with chilling twists, from a unique new voice.  

Keller Baye and Rebecca Brown live on different sides of the Atlantic. Until she falls in love with him, Rebecca knows nothing of Keller. But he’s known about her for a very long time, and now he wants to destroy her.

This is the story of two families. One living under the threat of execution in North Carolina. The other caught up… View Post

I’m very lucky to be opening the blog tour for A.L.Michael’s novel Prosecco & Promises today, and to celebrate I have the lady herself on the blog today talking about writing unlikeable women. So without further ado, I will hand you over to A.L.Michael. As it is in writing, so it is in life: women have to be likeable. They have to be pretty, and successful and palatable. Bridget Jones was a revelation, because she was outwardly a silly, overweight woman who didn’t ever say or do the right thing. Except she was wonderful, because she was flawed, but vulnerable and kind and loving and a good friend. She just made mistakes sometimes. Writing characters that people like isn’t that hard – you just imbue them with everything you wish you were. Strong, fit, successful, attractive, funny, kind and every other positive trait under the sun. But you know what… View Post