When paradise becomes hell… The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis graphic

When paradise becomes hell… The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

This is my head at the end of The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis: OMG OMG WHAT JUST HAPPENED I did not expect that I can’t believe it you can’t leave me like that…… OK, let’s go back a little.  Jemma is a few days into her honeymoon in The Maldives, when her husband disappears from […]

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Maggie Reviews: Beatrix Potter and Operation Bunny

Hello everyone, Maggie the guinea pig here again to share what I’ve been reading with my mum, Llinos.  Regulars will know that I appreciate any carrot you may have in exchange for my honest review…*munch munch* OK, back to the books.  The first one I have for you today is The Story of Beatrix Potter […]

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How to Hygge in Summer

I am the last person on Earth to read The Little Book of Hygge, but it inspired me to share with you some ideas I have on how to hygge during the summer, as I believe there’s a misconception that it’s a winter only activity. No candles? Get out in the daylight Candles are a […]

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The Luxe Life and Youtuber books

When it comes to Youtuber books, I tend to stay away from them.  I prefer to read books by people who write for the love of it, and aren’t just doing it for their online brand.  That’s how most Youtuber books come across to me, anyway.  They never mention books in their videos, until it’s […]

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Maggie Reviews: My Lady Jane

Hi everyone, Maggie the guinea pig here, back to share another book review with you.  Before we go any further, just a reminder that carrot is always welcome… Now, you may know that my mum, Llinos, LOVES history.  I have to say I’m not such a fan; it’s nothing personal against humans, I just think […]

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A free short story: One Evening at a Ball

Today I am absolutely thrilled to unveil my brand new short story, entitled ‘One Evening at a Ball’.  It’s a regency style romance, when romantic entanglements at Mrs Groves’ ball come to a head, but will everyone find a happy ending? If you, like me, are a fan of Jane Austen, then reading this story […]

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The Mr Men and Little Miss Tag created by Wonderfully Bookish

Today is the final post as part of Tag Week on my blog, sob!  Go check out Wonderfully Bookish who created today’s tag, and thanks for allowing me to use her graphics. Amory Ames from the Amory Ames mystery series by Ashley Weaver.  Yes, she is always getting caught up in murders, and has an on/off […]

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Maggie Reviews: The Siren by Kiera Cass

Today it will be me, Maggie the guinea pig, taking over the blog with another Maggie Reviews post.  Did you remember the carrot?  If you missed the first post, catch up now. The latest book which I read along with Mum on her lap is The Siren by Kiera Cass.  This had been on Mum’s […]

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Murder mysteries to get your teeth into

Recently I have been reading cosy murder mysteries at an alarming rate…  If you want a quick read, perhaps a historical setting, and of course a compelling whodunnit, read on for my picks. If you want a mysterious Scottish castle… Murder of a Lady by Anthony Wynne Duchlan Castle is an imposing fortress in the […]

Love, death and history: recent reads graphic

Love, death and history: recent reads

I have been reading A LOT recently, far too many books to keep up with any kind of reviewing schedule here on the blog!  However, I thought these three would go nicely together, so let’s get to it. The Strangling on the Stage – Simon Brett This novel is part of the Fethering mystery series, […]