I love a good fauxmance story - and they don’t get much better than the new book by Mhairi McFarlane . If I Never Met You is emotional, romantic and laugh out loud funny in places but at the same time incredibly insightful - not just on matters of the heart but also culture in general. … Continue reading ARC Review: If I Never Met You.
I’m not sure how she does it but Isabelle Broom has, once again, written a cracker of a story that doesn’t just make you fall in love with her characters but also the setting. Whenever I read one of her books I always get a serious case of wanderlust but, to be fair, New Zealand, … Continue reading ARC Review: One Winter Morning.
It was cold and grey outside with rain streaming down my windows like mini waterfalls but I had the perfect antidote in my hands – Jen Gilroy’s new book. Reading The Wishing Tree In Irish Falls is like being wrapped in a fleece blanket and handed a cup of warm hot chocolate while sitting in … Continue reading ARC Review: The Wishing Tree In Irish Falls.
There’s no denying I have pondered the question of a nom de plume – although that was before I actually started writing a book. It’s such hard work that I know now I’d want my own name attached to it, if I ever finish it. There are, of course, all sorts of reasons why people … Continue reading What’s In A Name? Q&A With Writer Polly Heron (Aka Susanna Bavin).