#BookReview – The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau #TheBlue #ThePigeonhole

Goodreads blurb: "In eighteenth century London, porcelain is the most seductive of commodities; fortunes are made and lost upon it. Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufacture. For Genevieve Planché, an English-born descendant of Huguenot refugees, porcelain holds far less allure; she wants … Continue reading #BookReview – The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau #TheBlue #ThePigeonhole

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#BookReview – Apple Island Wife by Fiona Stocker #AppleIslandWife #ThePigeonHole

Goodreads blurb: "What happens when you leave city life and move to five acres on a hunch, with a husband who’s an aspiring alpaca-whisperer, and a feral cockerel for company? Can you eat the cockerel for dinner? Or has it got rigour mortise? In search of a good life and a slower pace, Fiona Stocker … Continue reading #BookReview – Apple Island Wife by Fiona Stocker #AppleIslandWife #ThePigeonHole

#BookReview – The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz

Goodreads blurb: "‘You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late… ’  These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine – a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise. Odd, considering he didn’t drink. Why … Continue reading #BookReview – The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz

#BookReview – Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World by Caitlin Davies #DaisyBelle

Goodreads blurb: "Summer 1867: four-year-old Daisy Belle is about to make her debut at the Lambeth Baths in London. Her father, swimming professor Jeffery Belle, is introducing his Family of Frogs - and Daisy is the star attraction. By the end of that day, she has only one ambition in life: she will be the … Continue reading #BookReview – Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World by Caitlin Davies #DaisyBelle

#BookReview – An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena #UnWantedGuest

Goodreads blurb: "We can’t choose the strangers we meet. As the guests arrive at beautiful, remote Mitchell’s Inn, they’re all looking forward to a relaxing weekend deep in the forest, miles from anywhere. They watch their fellow guests with interest, from a polite distance. Usually we can avoid the people who make us nervous, make … Continue reading #BookReview – An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena #UnWantedGuest