Book Review Blog Tour: When the World Stood Still

When the World Stood Still by Kate Eastham

Author: Kate Eastham Publication Date: February 22, 2021 ★★★★ Book Description The nurses were putting in twelve-hour shifts now, day and night. Emily felt broken inside, dried out, not even capable of tears. They were short-staffed after a softly spoken Irish nurse, who’d only been with them for four days, had died from the deadly…

Book Review Blog Tour: A Killer’s Daughter

A Killer's Daughter by Jenna Kernan

Author: Jenna Kernan Publication Date: February 11, 2021 ★★★★ Book Description Who better to catch a murderer than a woman raised by one? The beautiful young woman’s long black hair clings to her face like seaweed. As Nadine turns the body, she prays this will be different: but seeing the wounds, her prayers go unanswered.…

Book Review Blog Tour: The Lost Mother

The Lost Mother by Catherine Hokin

Author: Catherine Hokin Publication Date: January 28, 2021 ★★★★ Book Description She looked at the empty cradle where her baby had been. Her heart felt tattered and empty, like the hollow streets of Berlin after its people began to live in fear. Berlin, 1934. Homes once filled with laughter stand empty as the Nazi party’s…

Book Review Blog Tour: My Mother’s Secret

My Mother's Secret by Julia Roberts

Author: Julia Roberts Publication Date: January 27, 2021 Book Description ‘They told me he died, but I never believed them. I’d have known,’ she says, her voice little more than a whisper and her eyes searching mine. ‘A mother would know if her child died, wouldn’t she?’ The phone call comes in the middle of…

Book Review Blog Tour: The Watchmaker of Dachau

The Watchmaker of Dachau by Carly Schabowski

Author: Carly Schabowski Publication Date: January 20, 2020 ★★★★ Book Description An unforgettable novel of human kindness, inspired by an incredible true story. Snow falls and a woman prepares for a funeral she has long expected, yet hoped would never come. As she pats her hair and straightens her skirt, she tells herself this isn’t…

Book Review Blog Tour: The German Girl

The German Girl by Lily Graham

Author: Lily Graham Publication Date: January 12, 2020 ★★★★ Book Description ‘Our parents were taken. And if we go home, the Nazis will take us too…’ Hamburg 1938. Fifteen-year-old Asta is hurrying home from school with her twin brother Jurgen. The mood in the city is tense – synagogues have been smashed with sledgehammers, and…

Book Review Blog Tour: Single Mother

Single Mother by Samantha Hayes

Author: Samantha Hayes Publication Date: January 5, 2021 ★★★★ Book Description I will do anything to protect my daughter. She’s all I’ve ever wanted and all I really have, but the moment I opened that letter and accepted the inheritance, I walked us right into a dangerous trap. I know I should have got her to…

Book Review Blog Tour: An American in Paris

Author: Siobhan Curham Publication Date: January 4, 2020 ★★★★★ Book Description Paris, 1940: Walking through Montmartre that morning was like the eerie calm right before a storm. The roads were deserted. We carried on, arm in arm, and then finally, we saw them. Columns and columns of soldiers, spreading through the streets like a toxic…

Book Review Blog Tour: The Birthday Weekend

The Birthday Weekend by Lesley Sanderson

Author: Lesley Sanderson Publication Date: December 18, 2020 ★★★★ Book Description Dear Louise. It’s time we all put the past behind us. We’re meeting for my birthday. I want you there. Love, Amy. X When Louise receives an invitation to her old friend Amy’s birthday weekend in a cottage next to the woods near their old university campus, a chill runs down…