Lady in Waiting

This was such a great iso escape for me. What a difference world! Lady Anne Glenconner has shown me a life where ‘she tried her hardest to be a boy’, one in which ‘she didn’t think to question’, where the qualities of her children’s childhoods where unashamedly down to the right nanny ‘which made all …

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Easter Promises

I didn’t think I liked short stories, but these were fantastic. They are all full stories just condensed, I felt completely satisfied and happy with all of them. April was a great time to be reading them too, very Easter Perfect. I loved that these were all strong female role models crossing boundaries at pivotal …

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Sheerwater

** spoiler alert ** Gosh I was completely immersed in this story. It’s a novel concerned with mental illness and domestic violence “he felt so scared..the fear of missing made him stop from even trying” “the bitch will pay”. I think it does a brilliant job at looking behind the names and headlines of tragedies like …

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The Paris Secret

Absolutely LOVED it. For me it was the perfect historical fiction. I learnt so much about pilots and spies in world war 2, haute couture and Negroni cocktails.. things I didn’t even know I didn’t know. I love that her latest books focus on historical events absolutely “from the perspective of someone overlooked” This is …

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