THE ANGEL IN THE GLASS,
second in the Gabriel Taverner series, visits the West Country village of
Tavy St Luke's. Gabriel is the local doctor, since retiring with an injury
from his career as ship's doctor. He's well travelled and Read more...
First in the 'Sweetbriars' series for pony loving girls is
the story of how Cate Sullivan, her parents and older
brother Alex, move out of Hampstead on the wealthy side of
London to a farm in Devon. LEAVING THE CITY is not entirely
happy for twelve year old Cate, because Read more...
This wintry thriller demonstrates how commercial interests can move
into an area and steamroll through the interests of the local community
and established tourism. Park Warden Jenny Willson gets transferred to
Yoho National Park in Canada's Rockies. A small wildlife research team
is already discovering that there is Read more...
This short and cheerful book for children introduces young
Sophie who is off to MEET ME AT THE FARMERS' MARKET with
her mom. They go every week and this book with bright
illustrations by Paula S Wallace shows us what they find.
Sophie meets friends regularly and they chat, buy Read more...
Gorgeously illustrated, so we can almost hear the puffins
chatter and sink our fingers into the deep polar bear fur,
this is a perfect Christmas stocking book. FISH BOY tells
of a youngster in the Native communities off Alaska,
paddling a canoe with his Inuit father Teragloona to an
island Read more...
Rose Landro has been living in Mexico for over a decade
when she shoots a cartel leader dead. She jumps in her
elderly Buick and drives to the border. As she is an
American citizen and even has title to a small patch of
land, she makes for Rimrock Ranch Read more...
Subtitled True Stories of Women Leaders in Tech, this book
is a compilation of biopics of women who have worked hard,
studied, run homes and raised families, while making it on
the technology front. The first story presents Telle
Whitney, from Salt Lake City, who went to college in
California Read more...
Malinda Stauffer lives in Southern Maryland, but visited
her aunt in Ohio to help her over illness. However,
Malinda's chronic illness chose that time to flare up, and
after a hospital stay she headed home. Some changes have
come to Amish country this fall, and her doting Mamm fills Read more...
What a splendid idea, to cast a youthful Charles Dickens as
an amateur sleuth. Our tale of woe begins in 1835, when
young Charles Dickens is a journalist at the Evening
Chronicle in London. This is first in a series called 'A
Dickens Of A Crime.' Charles' novel Read more...
This marvelous historical fiction looks at the role of
women during the Second World War in Alexandria in North
Africa. As the TAPESTRY OF WAR unfolds, an English woman
who is editing a local newspaper meets a Scottish naval man
when they both aid a wounded Free French soldier.
Fran Read more...
Layla and her sister are Fae, preparing for a harvest festival. Layla can
use a metal sword and change size but has no magic, but unlike Esme,
Layla is half human. The girls have been living without parents since
the dragon Fauth terrorised the last Read more...
Evelina Manning is a clockmaker's daughter in London during the Great
War. She's also a would-be suffragette. This atmospheric book is third
in the Shadows Over England series and begins in 1915, when we see that Read more...
Owen lives in Toronto, where school seems okay, if it
wasn't for studying Shakespeare; apart from the bullies
that is. I thought modern schools had a no-bullying policy
but nobody has told James and Lucas. They pick on anyone
new and articulate. Trying to avoid these idiots one Read more...
An Amish Retelling of Snow White is the subtitle of SADIE, a charming and unusual story. Having read an
earlier book in the Amish Fairytale series about Ella I was not in the
least surprised to find Sadie's young life taking on Read more...
In this cosy crime story, Keli Milanni is a very modern lady working as
an attorney in a town practice. She's also a Wiccan or white witch, who
trusts in nature and energy. Therefore she's not pleased to be made to
don a spooky costume and staff a Read more...
Walmsley Parva, a village in post-Great War Kent, England, is the
setting for this second Beryl and Edwina mystery. The two ladies are
friends who share accommodation and are presently without funds, so
when a local man goes missing they decide to try their hand at being
(paid) private Read more...
Colbie Summers stars in the second of the Gourmet Cat Mystery series.
Yes, this is about a lady who launches a brand of gourmet food for
kitties, Meowio. As she supervises production she can be sure of good
ingredients, in a process which started in her kitchen and now occupies Read more...
Shelby McDonald is hosting a wedding at Love Blossom Farm with local
foods, salads, and a decorated barn. Unfortunately, some of the guests
don't like the picturesque setting; it smells like the countryside, and
there aren't any French waiters. By the next day, however, this is the
least Read more...
Gabriel Ash is happily engaged in opening his new bookshop, so new
the books are still coming out of the cartons when his friend Constable
Hazel Best foils the attempted abduction of his children. What a
riveting opening to this crime story set in Norbold in the UK Midlands,
and Read more...
This YA science fiction tale set in humanity's far future,
is heavy on the science as we follow our heroine Asako
through her education on a far flung planet or two. THE
SECRET OF THE URNS will remind readers a little of a famous
movie Avatar, in that human Read more...