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book of the week - Julie Cohen's latest, 'Together' One of my top five authors EVER releases her latest novel this week - a fascinating tale whose structure will get people talking about it. "On a morning that seems just like any other, Robbie wakes in his bed, his wife Emily asleep beside him, as always. He rises and dresses, makes his coffee, feeds his dogs, just as he usually would. But then he leaves Emily a letter and does something that will break her heart. As the years go back all the way to 1962, Robbie's actions become clearer as we discover the story of a couple with…
book of the week - Rowan Coleman's Happy Home for Broken Hearts It is always a pleasure when one of my top 10 authors releases a new audiobook. Not only is Julie Cohens book out at the end of the month, but Rowan Coleman is releasing her new one too. So in the run up, I got one of her previous novels, now on audiobook. And I am loving it at the moment. All about a widowed mum who turns her life around by taking in interesting lodgers! How funny given my short story was about a lodger :-) (You can read it if you missed it, it's free, click here.)Rowan has…
Book of the week - Behind her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My colleague Jackie Kabler recommended this book as she wanted to know what i thought of the ending. So immediately it piqued my interest. This is a Sunday Times bestseller - kudos or what. "When a vulnerable woman is drawn into the lives of an enigmatic couple, she finds it hard to differentiate between reality and what truly lies beneath a seemingly perfect exterior." The characters are very well delineated and the psychology of one of them is fascinating, given my recent blogs about emotional manipulators (see here). " Louise Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son…
Book of the week - Behind her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My colleague Jackie Kabler recommended this book as she wanted to know what i thought of the ending. So immediately it piqued my interest. This is a Sunday Times bestseller - kudos or what. "When a vulnerable woman is drawn into the lives of an enigmatic couple, she finds it hard to differentiate between reality and what truly lies beneath a seemingly perfect exterior." The characters are very well delineated and the psychology of one of them is fascinating, given my recent blogs about emotional manipulators (see here). Get it on Amazon here.
Book of the Week - Meet me at Number Five by Lisa Hill A hint of Jilly Cooper with a pinch of Dick Francis thrown in... or so says one of the many reviews on Amazon for this debut novel from fellow Choc Lit author Lisa Hill. Lisa won the annual search for a star novelist comp and now her new book is out to great reviews. What if finding happiness was a race against time?Grace Cavendish knows a thing or two about horses – but what she doesn’t know is that her husband, top horse racing trainer Charlie Carrisbrook, is having a literal ‘roll in the hay’ right under her nose. When…