Comfort Book: The Belgariad by David Eddings

The month of June has been a night-shift riddled pit into which it has been utterly impossible to pour any sort of light; The idea of turning my poor, jet-lagged little mind to anything resembling an original idea has been far too much to ask of it. Enter ‘The Comfort Book’ stage left. The ComfortContinue reading “Comfort Book: The Belgariad by David Eddings”

Book Review: Katherine, Tudor Duchess by Tony Riches

Attractive, wealthy and influential, Katherine Willoughby is one of the most unusual ladies of the Tudor Court. A favourite of King Henry VIII Katherine knew all his six wives, his daughters Mary and Elizabeth and his son Edward. Katherine becomes the ward of Tudor knight Charles Brandon. Her spanish mother Maria de Salinas is QueenContinue reading “Book Review: Katherine, Tudor Duchess by Tony Riches”

Book Review: The Ladykiller by Martina Cole

“George Markham has a nasty little hobby. He persues it in secret, behind closed doors. But now George’s little hobby is becoming an obsession, one that erupts into an orgy of vicious sexual depravity. Patrick Kelly is a hard man – the most feared man in london. His one soft spot is his daughter Mandy.Continue reading “Book Review: The Ladykiller by Martina Cole”

Book Review: All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriott

I was pondering what book to read next when my other half picked a book off the shelf and plonked it unceremoniously in my hands. That, he insisted, was a book that I would love. It wasn’t one that I would have picked up for myself. It was one that I vaguely remember my mumContinue reading “Book Review: All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriott”

Book Review: The Christmas Invitation by Trisha Ashley

Might I start off with a small fan girl moment here? I absolutely love Trisha Ashley books. My other half, who has absolutely no interest in the genre will recognise a Trisha Ashley book a mile off, with a slightly hopeful, slightly wary enquiry about what this particular TA book is going to inspire meContinue reading “Book Review: The Christmas Invitation by Trisha Ashley”