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Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Virginia, 1933: Her heart broke as she took in the scene before her. There were too many orphans and not enough beds. The rags they wore barely covered them and they hadn’t eaten in days. How could anyone let innocent children live like this? She picked up a tiny… Continue reading Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

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Book Review: The lost children by Shirley Dickinson

Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: England, 1943: Home is no longer safe for eight-year-old twins Molly and Jacob. Night after night wailing bombs and screeching planes skim the rooftops overhead. They cradle each other, shivering in terror, not knowing if they will live to see dawn. Their mother, Martha, has no choice but to… Continue reading Book Review: The lost children by Shirley Dickinson

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Book Review: My husbands daughter by Emma Robinson

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Cara took a deep breath and let it out slowly. ‘She’s not just my daughter,’ she said as she turned in her seat to face Jack. This man she had once loved, but who she hadn’t seen for nearly five years. ‘Sophie is your daughter too.’ It is just… Continue reading Book Review: My husbands daughter by Emma Robinson

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Book Review: When You Were Mine by Kate Hewitt

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Domestic Fiction Plot: “Dylan…” I croak, but my little boy doesn’t even look at me. “Dylan,” I say again, my voice breaking now, and the social worker gives me a reproving look. I’m not helping, but I don’t care. “Dylan!” My voice is louder now, and my gaze stays locked with my… Continue reading Book Review: When You Were Mine by Kate Hewitt

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Book Review: A mothers choice by Ali Mercer

Genre: Domestic Fiction/ Thriller Rating: 5/5 Plot: I watch them at the school gates, all the mothers with their daughters. I see the hugs and all those thoughtful little adjustments to scarves and ponytails. How their love seems to overflow, they have so much of it to give.  And then I walk home to my… Continue reading Book Review: A mothers choice by Ali Mercer

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Book Review: The House at Mermaid Cove by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating; 5/5 Plot: In April 1943 a young woman washes ashore on a deserted beach in Cornwall, England. With shorn hair and a number stitched on her tattered chemise, Alice is the survivor of a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat. She’s found by the mysterious Viscount Jack Trewella, who suspects that… Continue reading Book Review: The House at Mermaid Cove by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

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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