#BlogTour #Review #BoneDeep by @22_Ireland   @PolygonBooks   #Lovebooksgrouptours  

Wow it’s been a busy blog day today! I have one final post to share with you today, it’s my review of Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland.

Now, did I save the best for last?

Yes, yes I did!

And why do I think it’s the best? Well Sandra, you got me! You threw a curve ball that I was totally not expecting! So much so that I sat bolt right up on my sun lounger, with a beach full of people chanting Nooooooooo!

This book is not my usual read but you hooked me….. I even tweeted you while in my family holiday to tell you just how hooked I was.

So let’s get to it shall we……

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book blurb

What happens when you fall in love with the wrong person? The consequences threaten to be far-reaching and potentially deadly. Bone Deep is a contemporary novel of sibling rivalry, love, betrayal and murder. This is the story of two women: Mac, who is bent on keeping the secrets of the past from her only son, and the enigmatic Lucie, whose past is something of a closed book. Their story is underpinned by the creaking presence of an abandoned water mill, and haunted by the local legend of two long-dead sisters, themselves rivals in love, and ready to point an accusing finger from the pages of history.

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Sandra Ireland was born in Yorkshire, lived for many
years in Limerick, and is now based in Scotland. She
began her writing career as a correspondent on a local
newspaper but quickly realised that fiction is much more
intriguing than fact. She returned to higher education
her 40s, to study for undergraduate and postgraduate
degrees at Dundee University. In 2016 she won Creative
Scotland funding for a residency at Barry Mill, a National
Trust for Scotland property. Her debut novel was Beneath
the Skin (Polygon, 2016).

review by nicola

Where do I start?

First off, I couldn’t work for Mac! So hats off to Lucie for putting up with this woman. These two had their moments with each other but I did enjoy their bond….. until…. well…. you’ll have to read!

Mac comes across as a crazy old bat thats slowly loosing her mind, one minute she’s in the here and now, the next she’s calling you by someone else’s name and rattling on about something you’ve ‘done or said’. Shes a woman that doesnt let a lot of people close to her and i get that now, shes lived a long and secret life and i really enjoyed getting to inravel the nitty gritty details!

As Lucie gets into the swing of her ‘new’ life and working for Mac things are discovered, lines have to be crossed and at points i thought Lucie was loosing the plot along with Mac….. oh how wrong I could have been!

This book kept me wanting more and more with each turn of the page. I loved seeing Lucie open up to people she had only just met and really felt for her when she visited home, what she did was wrong on so many levels but they way both parents treated her, my heart ached for her. I adored how she was with Mac’s son, Arthur. Never really admitting her feelings until everything came tumbling down.

Like I said this isn’t my usual read but there was something about the way Sandra wrote the story that had me coming back for just one more page! I wanted to know the secrets, what was real and what was part of Mac’s story books but never in a million years did I expect what was about to unfold!!

Sandra, i can honestly say you did an amazing job on this book. I can not wait to see what comes from you next!

For me this book is a 5 golden apples read and my copy will be making it’s way to my community run library, I will be recommending it to anyone who will listen…. and they’ll have to seen as I’ll be the one issuing their books 😂

5 APPLES

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#BlogTour #Review #Implant by @T1LOM @urbanebooks #LoveBooksGroupTours

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book blurb

“Ray Clark is a wonderfully inventive writer” – Peter James, author of the bestselling Roy Grace crime thrillers

Bramfield, near Leeds, a sleepy little market town nestled on the borders of West and North Yorkshire. Detectives Stewart Gardener and Sean Reilly discover the naked corpse of Alex Wilson, nailed to the wall of a cellar in his uncle’s hardware store. His lips are sewn together and his body bears only one mark, a fresh scar near his abdomen.

Within forty-eight hours, their investigation results in dead ends, more victims, no suspects and very little in the way of solid evidence.

Gardener and Reilly have a problem and a question on their hands: are the residents of Bramfield prepared for one of history’s most sadistic killers, The Tooth Fairy? The detectives race against time to stop the trail of horrific murders…

The perfect read for fans of Peter May, Mark Billingham and Peter James.

meet the author

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The British Fantasy Society published Ray Clark’s first work in 1995 – Manitou Man: The World of Graham Masterton, was nominated for both the World and British Fantasy Awards. In 2009, Ray’s short story, Promises To Keep, made the final shortlist for the best short story award from The Tom Howard Foundation. Ray is based in Goole, and has set his Gardener and Reilly crime series in nearby Leeds.

Website: http://www.thelordofmisrule.net/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/T1LOM

review by nicola

First I’d like to state, unbeknowing to me I have jumped right into book 3 of the Gardner and Reilly series. But this hasn’t effected my review (or at least I don’t feel like it has)

Each chapter of the book has a time frame from when the crime starts, loved this about the book! The story kicks off on a high with a break in, a locked basement and then the discovery of Alex Wilson nailed to the wall!

A total OMG moment!!

Gardner and Reilly are sent on what feels like a wild goose chase by a totally disturbed killer, who obviously plans his murders out, takes great joy in making the victims feel every ounce of terror and pain all the while planning his next kill.

I enjoyed every aspect of this book, from the locations, the crimes and the detectives. Gardner and Reilly work well as a team, get each other’s quirks and sometimes sick sense of humour and seem to know what the other is thinking or even say.

This book had me gripped from the 1st chapter/time frame. I loved how the authors mind works, how he describes locations, characters and crime scenes. I felt like I was part of the team and as time was ticking away I seemed to be turning those pages faster and faster!

This book has had be adding books 1 & 2 to my TBR pile and I know they will be bumped up the list. A truly gripping book that will have you loosing sleep due to turning those pages!

4 APPLES

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#CoverReveal #EternalSeas by @lexi_rees @rararesources

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We have the absolute pleassure of revealing Lexi Rees cover for her upcoming book, Eternal Seas. We know our Minis were excited to share this cover so we had to jump on board with their excitement!!

Without further ado we give you,

ETERNAL SEAS!!

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book blurb

Such a small parcel shouldn’t cause experienced smugglers much trouble, but this parcel is far from normal. Lost and scared after a violent storm, Finn and his sister, Aria, take shelter on a remote island. They discover the parcel contains a relic belonging to a long forgotten people. Locked inside are powers which will change their lives, and the world, forever. As Finn realises his connection to the relic, a vision strikes him – but what does it mean? Who should they trust? And if they decide to follow their hearts rather than their orders, will they manage to deliver the relic in one piece? Chased across the seas as they try to solve the mysteries within the parcel, the fate of this ancient people depends on them. Finn and Aria must choose between what is right and what is easy – and time is running out … With brave protagonists and life lessons of courage and honour, Eternal Seas speaks from a `flawed’ character perspective that everyone can relate to. Young readers who enjoy daring plots and exciting adventures will delight in this original story of different races and tough choices.

Pre-order Link – http://viewbook.at/EternalSeas

meet the author

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Lexi Rees spends as much time as possible sailing and horse riding, both of which she does spectacularly badly. Attempts at writing whilst horse riding have been disastrous, so Eternal Seas was written on a boat; the storm described in the book was frighteningly real.

social links

http://www.lexirees.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/LexiAuthor

Early Praise for Eternal Seas: 

“A thrilling and magical adventure with plenty of hair-raising chases and a villain readers will love to hate. ETERNAL SEAS is a must-read for young fantasy fans.” Madeline Dyer, author of the Untamed series

“ETERNAL SEAS is a compelling adventure that weaves mystery and intrigue into a tantalising plot for the reader to enjoy. The writing has a lyrical quality and almost seems to capture the movement of the sea as the story unfolds. A very enjoyable read.”

Jude Lennon, author of Hal and the End Street, the Lamby series and other children’s books

“An exciting debut novel that takes us on a roller coaster adventure ride over high seas to mysterious places and brims with magic and intrigue. Young readers will love this book.”

Shalbey Bellaman, author of Dragons in the Looking Glass and Jack in the Wallows.

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#BlogTour #Review #MurderOnTheMarshes by @ClareChase @bookouture

Welcome to the last day on Clare’s blog tour for her debut book, Murder On The Marshes.

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Title: Murder on The Marshes   

Author: Clare Chase   

Amazon: mybook.to/MotMSocial

Publication Day: July 31st 2018

book blurb       

Do you love twisty murder mysteries? Meet Tara Thorpe – the clue to a puzzling local murder has landed right on her doorstep. Perfect for fans of Faith Martin, LJ Ross and Joy Ellis.

As the sun rises, a wealthy young woman – Samantha Seabrook – is found drowned in the ornamental fountain of a deserted Cambridge courtyard, the only clue – an antique silver chain wound tightly around her throat.

It’s Tara Thorpe’s job to discover what happened to Miss Seabrook – but the case becomes personal when she learns that Samantha had been receiving death threats… rather like the one that landed on Tara’s doorstep the night the woman died.

Together with Detective Inspector Garstin Blake, Tara tracks the killer to the dank and dangerous fens on the outskirts of the city. But there’s something Tara can’t quite admit to Blake about her past – and it could make all the difference to whether they live… or die.

An absolutely gripping page-turner that will keep you hooked until the very last page. The first in a series of unputdownable Cambridge mysteries featuring Thorpe and Blake.

 meet the author

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Clare Chase writes women sleuth mysteries and recently signed a three-book deal with Bookouture for a new crime series set in Cambridge. The opening book, Murder on the Marshes, is available for pre-order and will publish in July 2018. The mystery follows investigative journalist Tara Thorpe as she teams up with Detective Garstin Blake to solve the murder of a young female professor at Cambridge University. The case takes them through the dark underbelly of Cambridge and in to the murky fens that surround the centuries-old city. The second and third books in the series are scheduled for publication in late 2018/early 2019.

After graduating from London University with a degree in English Literature, Clare moved to Cambridge and has lived there ever since. She’s fascinated by the city’s contrasts and contradictions, which feed into her writing. She’s worked in diverse settings – from the 800-year-old University to one of the local prisons – and lived everywhere from the house of a Lord to a slug-infested flat. The terrace she now occupies, with her husband and teenage children, presents a good happy medium.

As well as writing, Clare loves family time, art and architecture, cooking, and of course, reading other people’s books.

Clare’s debut novel, You Think You Know Me, was shortlisted for the Novelicious Undiscovered Award 2012, and an EPIC award in 2015. It was also chosen as a debut of the month by Lovereading.

You can find Clare’s website and blog at www.clarechase.com

social links

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClareChase_

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/10204574.Clare_Chase

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClareChaseAuthor/

review by nicola

This book ticked all the boxes for me, a murder within the first 5 chapters, a gripping story line and characters that are believable, flawed and at points you just want to shake!

It made a change that it was a professor that was murdered on campus and not a student, this quipped my interest even more!

It’s a gripping read that had me turning those pages way after bedtime, I was eager to find out about Tara’s past and what little secrets she was hiding.

I would definitely recommend this book and I’m looking forward to seeing where Clare tales us from here, a brilliant first novel!!

4 APPLES

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#HappyPublicationDay #BlogTour #Review – #HerMothersGrave by @lisalregan @bookouture

Happy Publication Day Lisa!!

I have great delight in kick starting Lisa Regan’s blog tour today. Her Mother’s Grave is the third book in the Josie Quinn series.

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Title: Her Mother’s Grave   

Author: Lisa Regan   

Amazon: mybook.to/HMGSocial     

book blurb
When two young boys discover human bones buried beneath a tree in a trailer park, Detective Josie Quinn races to join her team at the scene. She used to play in those woods as a child, happier outside and away from her abusive mother, Belinda Rose.

Josie’s past crashes into her present when a rare dental condition confirms the bones belong to a teenage foster-child who was murdered thirty years ago. A girl named Belinda Rose…

Josie hasn’t seen her mother in years but, with an undeniable connection between her mother and the dead girl, does she dare track her down?

Just as Josie gets closer to uncovering a secret that will shatter her world forever, another body is uncovered. It’s suddenly clear that someone very close to Josie will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried forever.

As she battles the demons from her past, can Josie stop this killer before another precious life is taken?

Do you love unputdownable crime thrillers that keep you up all night? Then this gripping rollercoaster ride, perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni and Rachel Caine, will have you totally hooked! 

 meet the author

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Lisa Regan is an Amazon bestselling crime novelist.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Master of Education Degree from Bloomsburg University.  She is a member of Sisters In Crime, Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter. Find out more at her website: www.lisaregan.com

 social links

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Lisa-Regan-189735444395923/

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Lisalregan

WEBSITE: www.lisaregan.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6443334.Lisa_Regan

review by nicola

I can not believe that in the 8 months that I have ‘known’ Lisa we are already on her third book! You are now firmly etched onto my go to author list and I can’t recommend your books enough to my friends, Thank you for this amazing series and I hope there will be many more to come!

So in true Nicola form let’s start me review with my #ReadTweets

As you can see a mix of emotions, this book got me right away with it’s cover and title. Having read the two previous books I knew all the characters backgrounds so when I started this one I knew the emotions were going to be running high!

I’m not sure how much more devisation this little town (or Joise for the matter) can possible take!

I enjoy how Lisa intertwines all her stories together, making you love these characters and hoping for their happily ever after.

As always, this story kept me turning those pages, wanting and needing to know what the team will face next, if my guesses would come true (and they did a few times). Lisa loves her details and I like how she sets the scene for you as the book progresses.

This book was emotional, fast paced, detailed and totally gripping! I have high hopes for the next instalment of Joise Quinn….. and please no more heartache (I have my fingers crossed)

Perfect edition to the series and a big fat juicy 5 golden apples from me!!

5 APPLES

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I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Bookouture and Netgalley for my advanced readers copy of Her Mother’s Grave, to Noelle for organising such and amazing tour (as always) and to Lisa Regan for this brilliant series!

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#BlogTour #Review – #OneDayLikeThis by @PaperDollWrites @Bookouture

Very excited to share Simone’ s review of One Day Like This.

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Title: One Day Like This

Author: Laura Briggs

Amazon Links: mybook.to/ODLTSocial

Publication Day: July 17th 2018

book blurb

Could you plan a wedding if you’d never been in love?

Tessa has always dreamed of her own business. And when a beautiful tumbledown house comes up for sale in the Southern town of Bellegrove, she knows it has perfect potential to be an amazing one-stop wedding shop.

Teaming up with three talented friends, they’re ready for big things. They’ve even found their first client – a sweet old lady called Bianca, who’s desperate to give her grandson a spectacular wedding. (Even though he’s equally determined to keep it simple and romantic.)

But as the big day approaches, things start to go wrong. Handsome handyman Blake Ellingham breaks the news that the building needs re-wiring and the bill for renovations is longer than a royal wedding train. And then one of her friends suddenly quits their fledgling business

Can Tessa pull off the dream wedding? Can Blake be convinced to help? And if the electrics are broken, why are so many sparks flying between him and Tessa?

The perfect feel-good summer romance for 2018 for fans of Debbie Macomber, Jenny Hale and Debbie Johnson.

 meet the author

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Laura Briggs is the author of several lighthearted romance novels and novellas, including the bestselling Amazon UK series A Wedding in Cornwall. She has a fondness for vintage-style dresses (especially ones with polka dots) and reads everything from Jane Austen to modern day mysteries. When she’s not writing, she enjoys spending time with family, caring for her pets, going to movies and plays, and trying new restaurants.

social links

Website: https://paperdollwrites.blogspot.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaperDollWrites

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlaurabriggs/

Goodreads:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/230209.Laura_Briggs?from_search=true

review by simone

It’s been a while since I stepped away from my usual book genre of choice but “One Day Like This” was the best book to capture my paranomal-loving-book-brain and it totally swept me away and pulled me in with it’s easy-to-read style, it’s easy-to-follow plot and easy-to-love characters.

From childhood the girls have played as a unit…sometimes a not very well-jelled unit but a unit all the same…and now they are all grown up, in full adulthood mode, they find themselves back together, drawn to each other with a joint dislike of the paths they are on and a similar passion, drive and ambition to give themselves something else.
This drive and ambition (however reluctant they are to admit it at times) sets them off on a whole new exciting journey together.
I really did love this book – it is certainly a feel-good summer read.  The humour between the characters was refreshing and gave the romance feel a fresh, different kind of a spin.
The relationship build up between Tessa and Blake, well yes, that was just very heart-warming and oh-so cute – I loved it.
And I also loved the go-get-it attitudes of the very strong, driven female lead characters – even feeling downhearted they kept going, kept pushing on – girls after my own heart.
I certainly recommend this read – it’s fab.
4 APPLES

 

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Restless Storm by Jamie Summer RELEASE DAY

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Author Jamie Summers first Contemporary Romance is here!
 
“Restless Storm” is now available for only 99p mybook.to/restlessstorm
 
 
 
Title: Restless Storm
Release Date: July 11th
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Designer: AM Creations – Ashley Michel
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Blurb
Imagine losing everything you loved. Could you go on?
After her father’s death in an unexpected storm, Madeleine Core knew she needed to leave her home behind. The island of Crystal Cove, surrounded by the very element that killed her only family, reminded her too much of the things she lost. Not even one special person could convince her to stay. Now, two years later, a devastating phone call changes everything.
When a storm threatens to destroy the only place that feels like home, Jake Barron knows he needs to do everything in his power to protect the people who saved him. Including Maddy, the one who left him—and everyone else on this island—and never looked back. Seeing her again after two years brings back painful memories for both of them, the betrayal and hurt as fresh as the unresolved feelings they have for each other.
Maddy is forced to go back to the one place she vowed to never see again—and face the person she left behind without so much as a word. As the deadly storm moves on Crystal Cove, Maddy and Jake try to find a way to fight their fears and doubts. Sometimes two people determined to stay away from each other need a push, but what if their second chance is just as restless as the storm blowing in?
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Review ~ A Girl Like Lilac, by Victoria L. James

“Beautiful Lilac with her flowers in her hair…” 🌷🌸🌼🌺

 

 

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A Girl Like Lilac, by Victoria L. James
Release date: 5th July 2018
Genre: Mature YA/NA crossover
Angst-level: Medium/High
Love-level: A first love romance like no other.
Graphics: LJ Designs
Promotions: Bare Naked Words
Edited By: BNWEditing

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book blurb

The first time Toby Hunter got arrested for defending Lilac Clarke’s honour, he was only fifteen years old, but he’d loved her from behind his black-rimmed glasses for as long as he could remember.

With a desperate need to protect her from a distance, one arrest turned to two, two soon turning into three, and before Toby knew what was happening, the sleepy village of Southwold was turning against him for daring to stand up for a girl like Lilac.

Beautiful Lilac with her flowers in her hair, her camera in her hands, and her sweet, pink, sugary-lipped kisses.

They could hate him for loving her all they wanted. Toby was a boy who did what was right, not what was easy, and he was always going to grow to be the man willing to give her what she deserved.

Even if that meant losing Lilac forever.

#AGLL#AGirlLikeLilac#FirstLove#VictoriaLJames 

 

meet the author

 

 

Victoria’s Biography

Victoria L. James is a teenage girl stuck inside a thirty-something-year-old’s body. A Corona and nacho appreciator with a ridiculous obsession for all things Rocky Balboa, she currently lives in Yorkshire, England, with her husband and two baby boys. Having had a strong passion for words and stories going as far back as she can remember, she credits her love of literature to her Grandma Bess who taught her that you don’t need a lot of money to travel to different worlds, experience new places, and live a thousand lives.

She currently writes on her own as Victoria L. James, with her friend L.J. Stock on the Babylon MC Series, and is due to publish her Vicki James collection in 2018. To keep up to date on her latest news you can join Victoria’s FB reader group for exclusive material ➤ HERE 

https://www.victorialjames.com/books

buy links

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07F1WTKGJ
USA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F1WTKGJ

 

 

 

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review by rachel

 

What a journey of emotions Victoria L James will take you on in this book!

Do you remember your first love? That rushing feeling you get when you meet someone who understands everything about you, and is willing to support you through anything,  and love you unconditionally?

A girl like Lilac is a coming of age story and second chance romance that is raw, full of optimism, tenderness and written in a way that has you walking along side all the characters and feeling every single emotion they are going through with them, and the twists were unexpected yet perfectly placed. Victoria has a gift at doing this!

Toby and Lilac and are most defiantly likeable and very real, the setting of a quiet seaside town works perfectly and the pain, crimes, mental health, and romance that they go though is woven into what I thought made a breathtaking and unmissable book to read. 

Whist reading I cried, held my breath, laughed, swooned, felt sad and happy at the same time and found a new love for poetry.

I promise you will not be disappointed with the book. It’s definatly one of my all time favourite books!

5 Golden apples 

 

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A. Stone has been a private notebook writer but now is breaking out as a fledgling writer/poet. You can keep up with him and discover more over on these social media platforms :
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#BlogTour #Review #InTheWake by @helentrevorrow @urbanebooks @LoveBooksGroup #LoveBooksGroupTours

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“Deliciously dark and beautifully written, In The Wake offers a thrilling debut from a writer to watch.”  – Dan Dalton, author of Johnny Ruin

When a body is found floating in London’s Royal Albert Dock, successful public relations expert Kay Christie is sent to quiet the media, but things get complicated when it emerges that she knew the victim.

As events spiral out of control, Kay discovers that those close to her may be harbouring another secret – the story of a missing girl. Can Kay discover the truth before her life unravels and she risks losing everything?

In the Wake questions whether we can ever truly leave our pasts behind and explores the lengths that we will go to protect the people that we love.

buy links

Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2r68f1a
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2HxxLay
Foyles: http://bit.ly/2HBMnSd
Waterstones: http://bit.ly/2JyVZOa

meet the author

Helen Trevorrow is a graduate of the 2016 Faber Academy creative writing programme. She studied at Leeds University and has worked in marketing and public relations in London. She is a specialist food and drink PR. Helen’s debut novel IN THE WAKE is a feminist crime thriller about family, unrealised trauma and alcoholism. Helen has ghost-written many articles for newspapers, magazines and websites. She lives in Brighton, Sussex.

social links

Author Website: http://www.helentrevorrow.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/helentrevorrow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/helen_trevorrow/

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review by nicola

With this being Helen Trevorrow’s debut book I wasn’t sure what to expect but I didn’t need to worry, this book has well thought out and VERY flawed characters, a cunning plot that has your mind reeling the whole way through and the story that has you feeling like you were there the whole time with Kay and her team.

There is a lot to take in with this book, secrets, past stories and plenty of details, so pay attention! I found the first half of the book a little slow to get into but once the story started flowing I flew right through it. Kay is a marmite charecter, you’re either going to love her or hate her. I liked the fact that I felt she was a ‘real’ person with family and personal issues, i could relate to her in most ways.

I very much enjoyed In The wake and I look forward to seeing what Helen brings us next. A solid 4 golden apples.

4 APPLES

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Review of Marrying Mr Valentine by Laura Barnard

Review of Marrying Mr Valentine
by Laura Barnard 
 
 

 
Nadine Roberts smiles for everyone, but beneath it she hides a heartbreaking past that only a few know about. Throwing herself into her new career; wedding planner at The Duck & Goose, a property recently purchased by newlyweds Florence and Hugh, has helped distract her from her loneliness.
 
When a teary bride suddenly cancels her upcoming wedding Nadine looks to the two year waiting list. Clara Blumenkrantz and Hartley Valentine. It’ll have to be a quick turnaround, but what’s the worst that can happen, right?
 
This should be like every other wedding she plans, but the magnetism she feels towards Mr Valentine disrupts the orderly life she’s worked hard to carve out.
 
Can she ignore her intense desires and be a professional? Or will she open up her heart to the one person that has the power to break it? And in doing so endanger not just her job, but her venue’s reputation?
Laura Barnard lives in Hertfordshire, UK and writes romantic comedy or ‘chick lit’ as its so often described. In her spare time she enjoys drinking her body weight in tea, indulging in cupcakes the size of her face and drooling over hunks like Jamie Dornan, Ryan Gosling and Leo Dicaprio.

She enjoys wearing yoga pants and reading fitness magazines while sitting on the sofa eating chocolate. She’s a real fan of the power nap and of course READING!

She writes not to get rich or famous, but because she LOVES writing. Even if one person tells her they enjoyed her book it makes the midnight typing worth it!


 
I was offered an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. I have given it 4 Golden apples .
 
 
I’m seriously hooked on anything written by Laura Barnard and have read all her books now! The writing style flows so easily again in this book and its full of wit, heartbreak and gives you bags of emotions.
An Adventurous Proposal was the book before this and the story continues in Marrying Mr Valentine, withs Flo’s best friend Nadine as the lead lady. This can be read as a stand alone.
 
Nadine Roberts is a wedding planner who always on the go but is hiding away her own pain. Along comes Clara, now I really didn’t like this character and I was often tutting at her actions! Nadine accepts to plan her wedding then she meets the groom to be…Hartley Valentine. Nadine struggles to hide her feeling for Hartley while all the time trying her hardest to be professional.
 
I loved this story. I connected with all the characters, It was fast-paced and easy reading.
 
Another fantastic book from Laura Barnard and a must read.
 4 Golden apples 
 
 
 

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