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Book Review: The lost girls of Devon by Barbara O Neal

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Domestic fiction/ Thriller Plot: One of Travel + Leisure’s most anticipated books of summer 2020. From the Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author of When We Believed in Mermaids comes a story of four generations of women grappling with family betrayals and long-buried secrets. It’s been years since Zoe Fairchild has… Continue reading Book Review: The lost girls of Devon by Barbara O Neal

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Book Review: Naomi Roseby Kirsten Esden

Genre: Coming of age Drama/ Contemporary Fiction Rating: 4/5 Plot: An avid reader, ten-year-old Naomi Rose already knows the power of a good story. When her mother dies, Naomi’s emotional struggle is exacerbated by her attempts to appease her father’s demands for self-restraint and composure.  With her father increasingly turning to the bottle for solace, Naomi… Continue reading Book Review: Naomi Roseby Kirsten Esden

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Book Review: The day I disappeared by Brandi Reeds

Genre: Crime Thriller Rating: 5/5 Plot: Three months after four-year-old Holly Gebhardt was kidnapped, she was inexplicably returned to the same park from which she’d vanished…with no memory of the ordeal. Though a local handyman was convicted, suspicion also fell on his friend—Holly’s mother, Cecily. The troubling doubts about her involvement shattered the family, forever… Continue reading Book Review: The day I disappeared by Brandi Reeds

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Book review: When she returns by Lucinda Berry

Plot: (From Amazon) Kate Bennett vanished from a parking lot eleven years ago, leaving behind her husband and young daughter. When she shows up at a Montana gas station, clutching an infant and screaming for help, investigators believe she may have been abducted by a cult. Kate’s return flips her family’s world upside down—her husband… Continue reading Book review: When she returns by Lucinda Berry

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Is Carefree and Consequences the right book for you?

Hi I am a student on the creative writing course with OCA. My name is Rachel I’m 21, Welsh and an author. In January last year I finally had the guts to publish my romance novel carefree and consequences with Amazon publishing. I was wondering if anyone would like to buy a copy? This is… Continue reading Is Carefree and Consequences the right book for you?

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10 new books to read this month

Carefree and Consequences by Rachel Marie Phantom Limb by Lucinda Berry Mirror sisters by VC Andrews The Bookshop by the shore by Jenny Colgan Come rain or shine by Pam Weaver Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks The Forbidden sister by VC Andrews Liverpool girl by Elizabeth Morton Silent night by Danielle Steel You'll never see… Continue reading 10 new books to read this month