My June 2020 Wrap Up

I read seven and a half books in June. This might not seem like a lot to some of my fellow readers, but I think it’s a good effort considering I’m homeschooling three children during lockdown! I sneakily included Rodham in my round up, even though I haven’t finished it yet, because I have readContinue reading “My June 2020 Wrap Up”

The Babysitter by Phoebe Morgan

The blurb … On the hottest day of the year, Caroline Harvey is found dead in Suffolk. Her body is found draped over a cot – but the baby she was looking after is missing.   Hundreds of miles away, Siobhan Dillon is on a luxurious family holiday in France when her husband, Callum, isContinue reading “The Babysitter by Phoebe Morgan”

The Half Sister by Sandie Jones

The blurb… Her arrival will ruin everything Kate and Lauren.  Sisters who are always there for each other.  But as they gather for their weekly Sunday lunch, a knock on the door changes everything.   The new arrival, Jess, claims to be their half-sister, but that would mean the unthinkable … that she’s the secretContinue reading “The Half Sister by Sandie Jones”

The Wives by Tarryn Fisher

The blurb… You’ve never met the other wives.  None of you know each other, you see your husband only one day a week.  Thursday.  But you don’t care, you love him that much.  Or at least that’s what you’ve told yourself… And then, one day it all changes. You thought you were fine with this,Continue reading “The Wives by Tarryn Fisher”

The Women at Hitler’s Table

The blurb… East Prussia, 1943. Hitler hides away in the Wolfsschanze – his hidden headquarters. The tide is turning in the war and his enemies circle ever closer. Ten women are chosen. Ten women to taste his food and protect him from poison. Twenty-six-year-old Rosa has lost everything to this war. Alone and scared, sheContinue reading “The Women at Hitler’s Table”

Normal People by Sally Rooney

The blurb… Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation – awkward but electrifying – something life-changing begins. Normal People is a storyContinue reading “Normal People by Sally Rooney”

The Safe Place by Anna Downes

The blurb… No phones No outsiders No escape Emily Proudman has been offered the chance of a lifetime – leave her messy London life, move to a beautiful estate in France and help her boss’s wife take care of their daughter. It seems like the perfect opportunity to start again. But once there, Emily soonContinue reading “The Safe Place by Anna Downes”