June 2015

the potion dSummary from Goodreads

When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion meant for her crush, she falls crown-over-heels in love with her own reflection. Oops. A nationwide hunt is called to find the cure, with competitors travelling the world for the rarest ingredients, deep in magical forests and frozen tundras, facing death at every turn.

Enter Samantha Kemi – an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent. Sam’s family were once the most respected alchemists in the kingdom, but they’ve fallen on hard times, and winning the hunt would save their reputation. But can Sam really compete with the dazzling powers of the ZoroAster megapharma company?… Read more >>>


the ballroomSummary from Goodreads

Sisters Ella and Roberta O’Callaghan haven’t spoken for decades, torn apart by a dark family secret from their past. They both still live in the family’s crumbling Irish mansion, communicating only through the terse and bitter notes they leave for each other in the hallway. But when their way of life is suddenly threatened by bankruptcy, Ella tries to save their home by opening a café in the ballroom – much to Roberta’s disgust.

As the café begin to thrive, the sisters are drawn into a new battle when Debbie, an American woman searching for her birth mother, starts working at the Ballroom Café.… Read more >>>


[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Okay folks, today I have been asked to do a post on what I love about Darynda Jones’ books. As I have a regular feature on the blog called 10 Random Things…I’ve decided to do a 10 totally random things I love about a Darynda Jones books (they probably won’t be that random as I just know everyone else will love these things too;

1. Charley Davidson – Charley is sarky as hell and larger than life. Her kick-ass attitude makes her stand out as one of my top fictional heroines of all time. I adore her snappy one liners and also that little softer more vulnerable side that every so often makes a brief appearance.… Read more >>>


lullaby gSummary from Amazon UK

‘It’s no secret that psychological thrillers have been the big hitters of the literary world in recent years (remember Gone Girl anyone?). Well this debut from Aly Sigdwick is set to do the same.

Who is the Lullaby Girl?

Found washed up on the banks of a remote loch, a mysterious girl is taken into the care of a psychiatric home in the Highlands of Scotland. Mute and covered in bruises, she has no memory of who she is or how she got there. The only clue to her identity is the Danish lullaby she sings…

Inside the care home, she should be safe.… Read more >>>