Kate Atkinson – Big Sky; a Jackson Brodie novel

Finishing this novel left me with that fizzy feeling, the one which makes you want to buy all the other books in the series and binge-read until May. Quite how I am so late to the Jackson Brodie party, I have no idea. It’s not like I haven’t read loads of Atkinson’s other novels and … Continue reading Kate Atkinson – Big Sky; a Jackson Brodie novel

Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter

This has been on my radar since I found and fell in love with Lanny, Porter's second book. And man, this one has undone me. It's unlike anything else I've read, a verse narrative exploring the aftermath of loss, and the route grief takes when your bereavement counsellor is a large, rude, trickster crow. It … Continue reading Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter

The Silk Merchant’s Convenient Wife – Elisabeth Hobbes

With The Silk Merchant’s Convenient Wife, Elisabeth Hobbes has shown that she is just as at home writing a Victorian romance as she is with the Medieval period. In this, her tenth novel, we meet Jonathan Harcourt and Aurelia Upford. Both of them have their own reasons for wanting a purely business-like marriage, and Hobbes … Continue reading The Silk Merchant’s Convenient Wife – Elisabeth Hobbes

Secrets of a Highland Warrior – Nicole Locke #BlogTour #LochmoreLegacy

‘… Rory’s eyes locked with hers and she knew he understood a fraction of a moment before she did how Lochmores could gain more without a fight. ‘All you need to is marry my daughter.’’ Locke’s Secrets of a Highland Warrior is a very satisfying conclusion to an excellent series. Locke has pulled together the … Continue reading Secrets of a Highland Warrior – Nicole Locke #BlogTour #LochmoreLegacy

A Runaway Bride for the Highlander – Elisabeth Hobbes #Lochmore Legacy

In Elisabeth Hobbes' A Runaway Bride for the Highlander, the third part of Mills and Boons' Lochmore Legacy, we’ve jumped back 300 years to 1513 – King James IV has just been killed in battle at Flodden, and the Scottish clans have suffered huge personal losses. Ewan, the second son of Lord Lochmore, now finds … Continue reading A Runaway Bride for the Highlander – Elisabeth Hobbes #Lochmore Legacy

Unlaced by the Highland Duke – Lara Temple #LochmoreLegacy

This is the second book in Harlequin’s Lochmore Legacy series and Lara Temple has now taken us back 26 years from Janice Preston’s His Convenient Highland Wedding. Preston’s novel had set up the story of the feuding clans, the Lochmores and the McCrieffs, and had introduced the central mystery of the brooch found amongst a … Continue reading Unlaced by the Highland Duke – Lara Temple #LochmoreLegacy