📚2📚 Shadow Sands by Robert Bryndza

When Kate Marshall finds the body of a young man floating in the Shadow Sands reservoir, the authorities label it a tragic accident. But the details don’t add up: why was he there in the middle of the night? If he was such a strong swimmer, how did he drown? As Kate and her assistant…

📚1📚 The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling

The kingdom of Cornucopia was once the happiest in the world. It had plenty of gold, a king with the finest moustaches you could possibly imagine, and butchers, bakers and cheesemongers whose exquisite foods made a person dance with delight when they ate them. Everything was perfect – except for the misty Marshlands to the…

End of 2020

So, it’s been a rough year for everyone. COVID changed all our plans and some of us managed to ride the wave through to the end and some of us drowning in the flowing water. I feel like I got through this year in a rowboat that had a leak and was missing one oar…

Top Ten #2020

So, I may not have made my goal of reading 130 books this year, but reading 70 isn’t that bad either. Here are my top ten reads of 2020! 1 – Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza I still remember how excited I was to find out that Bryndza had released a new book series. This…

#70 Kindle Journey – 1st Case by James Patterson & Chris Tebbetts

When Angela Hoot is kicked off her graduate programme at MIT for hacking into the computer of a fellow student, she fears she’s blown her chances of a glittering career. Angela is wrong: instead, she’s offered a dream internship with the FBI. She jumps at the chance, and is thrown straight into her first case…

#69 Kindle Journey – The Crossing by Matt Brolly

In a small town full of secrets, everyone’s a suspect. When a body is discovered, bled dry on a beach, the sleepy seaside town of Weston-super-Mare wakes up to a nightmare. For Detective Inspector Louise Blackwell, recently transferred to the town she last saw as a child, it’s her first case on the job. The…

8 Week Kindle Journey – Week 2

Honestly, I’m mega surprised that I managed to make it through week 1! It looks like I’m the only one doing my made up challenge – which is fine! I’m having fun and this is definitely getting me back into reading regularly, which I had hoped it would do. The three books this week are:…

#68 Kindle Journey – The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

This chance for us Howards comes once in a century… 1521. Henry VIII rules over a fashionable court alive with pageant and celebration, the lack of a son his only threat. When young Mary Boleyn arrives at court, she becomes his new mistress, an unwitting pawn in the ambitions of the powerful Boleyn and Howard…

#67 Kindle Journey – Last Resort by Susi Holliday

Seven strangers. Seven secrets. One perfect crime. When Amelia is invited to an all-expenses-paid retreat on a private island, the mysterious offer is too good to refuse. Along with six other strangers, she’s told they’re here to test a brand-new product for Timeo Technologies. But the guests’ excitement soon turns to terror when the real…

#66 Kindle Journey – Little Bones by N V Peacock

I have three names: I was born Leigh-Ann. I became Cherrie. When I was a child, they called me Little Bones… My father was Mr Bones – the notorious serial killer of 25 years ago.As a child I witnessed his crimes.Everything is different now. I have a new identity. I’m a mother. I am finally…