The Fire Child By S. K. Tremayne

The Fire Child By S. K. Tremayne

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When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie.

But then Jamie’s behaviour changes, and Rachel’s perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother – David’s previous wife. Is this Jamie’s way of punishing Rachel, or is he far more traumatized than she thought?

As Rachel starts digging into the past, she begins to grow suspicious of her husband. Why is he so reluctant to discuss Jamie’s outbursts? And what exactly happened to cause his ex-wife’s untimely death, less than two years ago? As summer slips away and December looms, Rachel begins to fear there might be truth in Jamie’s words:

‘You will be dead by Christmas.’

My Thoughts:

I have read S. K. Treymayne’s first book ‘The Ice Twins’ before and was looking forward to this one but I found it pretty creepy especially as it is the son that keeps telling his step mother different creepy things. I was too freaked out by it I couldn’t finish it. I have never had a book do that to me in the past. I may pick it up again at some point to see what happens but I definitely wont at the moment.

If you would like to purchase this book, please click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fire-Child-S-K-Tremayne/

Sweet Temptation By Lucy Diamond

Sweet Temptation By Lucy Diamond

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Maddie’s getting it from all sides. Her bitchy new boss at the radio station humiliates her live on air about her figure, her glamour-puss mum keeps dropping not-so-subtle hints that Maddie should lose weight and her kids are embarrassed to be seen with her after the disastrous Mums’ race at their school sports day. Something’s got to change . . .

Maddie joins the local weight-watching group expecting more humiliation but instead finds two unlikely allies – bitter divorcee Lauren who, despite running a dating agency, has signed off romance for ever and shy Jess, the beautician, who’s desperate to fit into a size ten wedding dress for her Big Day.

My Thoughts:

I love all of Lucy Diamond’s books especially this one. I really felt for Maddie in the story I could see where she was coming from but I could understand that she wants to change.  The fact she has two new friends to help her along the way is so lovely. I absolutely loved this book.

If you would like to purchase this book, please click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sweet-Temptation-Lucy-Diamond

The Beauty of the End By Debbie Howells

The Beauty of the End By Debbie Howells

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I was fourteen when I fell in love with a goddess . . .

A love he’d never forget

Ex-lawyer Noah has never forgotten his first love. When, years later, he hears that she’s suspected of murder, he knows with certainty that she’s innocent. With April on life-support and the evidence pointing towards her guilt, he’s compelled to help her. But he’s also unprepared as he’s forced to confront what happened between them all those years ago.

A secret she would never reveal

April Moon had loved Noah. She never wanted to hurt him. But there was something – and someone – dark in her life which made happiness together impossible.

A family she could never forgive

Ella is a troubled teenager with her own secrets to tell. But no one will listen. What Ella knows holds the key to finding the killer. But as Noah, April and Ella’s stories converge, shocking revelations come to the surface. The truth is obvious. Or so everyone believes . .

My Thoughts:

I have read Debbie Howells first book ‘The Bones of You’ and really enjoyed it so I was really looking forward to her second book. The story grabbed me from  the start and the whole way through the book I felt gripped, I managed to read it within a day and a half. I didn’t find it as fast paced as Debbie’s first book but I think it was very well plotted and had some really good descriptions. I couldn’t of guessed what was going to happen which is a must for me and there are twists and turns that will leave you saying oh my god!

If you would like to purchase this book, please click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beauty-End-Debbie-Howells

The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts By Annie Darling

The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts By Annie Darling

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Once upon a time in a crumbling bookshop, Posy Morland hid in the pages of romantic novels.

So when Bookend’s eccentric owner, Lavinia, dies and leaves the shop to Posy, she must put down her books and join the real world. Because Posy hasn’t just inherited an ailing business, but also the attentions of Lavinia’s grandson, Sebastian, AKA The Rudest Man In London™.

Posy has six months to transform Bookends into the shop of her dreams but as Posy and her friends fight to save the bookshop, she’s drawn into a battle of wills with Sebastian, about whom she’s started to have some rather feverish fantasies…

My Thoughts:

I was given a copy of this book for an honest review. This is a new series of books by Annie Darling set in a bookshop. I thought I was going to really enjoy this book but I didn’t as much as I would of liked to. I found it quite heavy going and a bit predictable. Some parts of this book became quite repetitive which I didn’t like. It is a light hearted read.

If you would like to purchase this book, please click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Little-Bookshop-Lonely-Hearts

You Had Me at Merlot By Lisa Dickenson

You Had Me at Merlot By Lisa Dickenson

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Elle and Laurie are the last ones standing: they’re single, they’re not having babies any time soon and their weekends aren’t filled with joyful meetings about mortgages. For Elle, this is fine. She likes her independent life, but Laurie wants love and she wants it now.

So when Laurie begs Elle to come with her on a singles holiday to a beautiful vineyard in Tuscany, Elle is reluctant. She has no intention of swapping her perfectly lovely life for someone else’s idea of her Mr Perfect, but ten days under the Italian sun with her best friend and lashings of wine? How bad could that be?

My Thoughts:

I was given a copy of this book for an honest review. Lisa is a new author to me and I am not sure why I haven’t read any of her books before. This one had me in stitches straight away. It is a very entertaining and very interesting story that I just fell in love with. It is a light hearted romp with some very intriguing characters. One you just wont want to put down.

If you would like to purchase this book, please click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/You-Had-Me-Merlot-Complete/