Book Review: Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Lord Archer shines as an extraordinary crime fiction writer because of his sound understanding of his characters. I have always been drawn to his books when I am looking for something comforting but thrilling (if that makes any sense). Nothing Ventured marks the beginning of the William Warwick series, mentioned numerous times in The CliftonContinue reading “Book Review: Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer”

Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal|Love, obsession and abandonment|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): The Doll Factory, the debut novel by Elizabeth Macneal, is an intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment – forgottenContinue reading “Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal|Love, obsession and abandonment|”

Forever by Judy Blume|January BOTM- Banned Book Club|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Katherine and Michael meet at a New Year’s Eve party. They’re attracted to each other, they grow to love each other. And once they’ve decided their love is forever, they make love. It’s the beginning of an intense and exclusive relationship, with a future all planned. Until Katherine’s parents insist that sheContinue reading “Forever by Judy Blume|January BOTM- Banned Book Club|”

The Greek Escape by Karen Swan|An escapade to a breathtaking location|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A scorching and sensational summer novel from the Globe and Mail bestselling author of The Paris Secret and The Rome Affair. Set between the skyscrapers of Manhattan and the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean, The Greek Escape will leave you breathless as each twist unfolds. Running from heartbreak, Chloe Marston leaves her old life in London for aContinue reading “The Greek Escape by Karen Swan|An escapade to a breathtaking location|”

Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel|An Unusual take on Heroism|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A decorated former Air Force pilot. A pregnant flight attendant. A dedicated TSA agent. The fates of these three, and many others, converge in Danielle Steel’s gripping new novel—a heart-stopping thriller that engages ordinary men and women in the fight of their lives during a flight from New York to San Francisco. OnContinue reading “Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel|An Unusual take on Heroism|”

Book Review: My Father Drank my Lover and Other Stories by Ashok Banker

Blurb (as on Goodreads): An eclectic collection of short stories inspired by mythology, fantasy, sci-fi and the paranormal. A bag travels the universe looking for evil, bigoted civilizations to consume. The machinations of a dark and terrible goddess lead to unexpected outcomes. A girl child is married off in a technologically advanced dystopic world steeped inContinue reading “Book Review: My Father Drank my Lover and Other Stories by Ashok Banker”

e-ARC Review: Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking|Valkyrie #1|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): As one of Odin’s Valkyries, Malin’s greatest responsibility is to slay immortals and return them to the underworld. The balance of the world rests on her ability to carry out orders. But when Malin discovers that her mother spared the life of an immortal who was destined to die, her world isContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking|Valkyrie #1|”

Book Review: Fairy Tale by Danielle Steel

Fairy Tale Author: Danielle Steel Publisher: Pan MacMillan Genre: Romance, Adult Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): The perfect book for the holidays: Cinderella set amid the wine-making estates of modern-day Napa Valley, complete with an evil Parisian stepmother. Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa ValleyContinue reading “Book Review: Fairy Tale by Danielle Steel”

New Release Alert: Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer

JEFFREY ARCHER RETURNS WITH A RIVETING COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES! ISBN 9781509867769 ǀ Fiction > Short Stories ǀ Macmillan ǀ Rs 399 ǀ 288pp ǀ PB ǀ B Format Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly awaited collection of short stories, Tell Tale, giving us aContinue reading “New Release Alert: Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer”