Blog Tour: Brando’s Bride by Sarah Broughton

Welcome to the first stop on the Brando’s Bride blog tour! It’s only fitting that this tour kicks off on a significant day; it was on October 11th 1957 that Marlon Brando and Anna Kashfi – the bride of the title – got married. If that wasn’t serendipitous enough, Anna Kashfi was the stage name […]

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Blog Tour: The Last Landlady by Laura Thompson

Opening sentence: “When I think of my grandmother, it is thus: seated on a high stool, her stool, in the negligent but alert position of a nightclub singer.” I have the great honour of kicking off this wonderful blog tour for The Last Landlady by Laura Thompson. This book is sub-titled An English Memoir and […]

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Blog Tour: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

Opening sentence: “30,167 people know how Elle and Adrian met.” I have to say, I do enjoy a contemporary, topical novel and this definitely ticks those boxes. The rise of the ‘mummy blogger’ in recent years has been well documented and since having my first baby 3 years ago, I am (digitally) acquainted with a […]

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Blog Tour: You Are What You Read by Jodie Jackson

Welcome to my stop on the You Are What You Read blog tour! When I read the blurb of this book it really struck a chord with me as, for the first time in my life, I have had to make a conscious decision to watch / consume less news… About the Book: Do you […]

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Blog Tour: The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear

Opening sentence: “Tonight I joined the women of the London Auxiliary Ambulance Service as they rushed to the aid of civilians caught in the relentless bombing of this brave city.” Welcome to my stop on this wonderful blog tour! The American Agent is the 15th outing for crime investigator, Maisie Dobbs, but don’t worry if – […]

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Blog Tour: Welcome to the Heady Heights by David F. Ross

Opening sentence: “The city shimmered in a ridiculous heat.” Welcome to my stop of the Welcome to the Heady Heights blog tour! First up, the… / Synopsis: It’s the year punk rock was born, Concorde entered commercial service and a tiny Romanian gymnast changed the sport forever… Archie Blunt is a man with big ideas. […]

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Blog Tour: Sewing the Shadows Together by Alison Baillie

Opening sentence: “I’m alone in the park.” This psychological crime thriller is Alison Baillie’s debut novel and sees Tom McIver return to his hometown of Portobello, Edinburgh after almost 30-years living in South Africa. His family emigrated from their home after the brutal rape and murder of Tom’s younger sister, Shona. The memories of that […]

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