Showing posts from November, 2016

Christmas Under A Starlit Sky by Holly Martin

Dear Reader,

Firstly I would like to thank the lovely people at NetGalley and Bookouture for allowing me to read this book for an honest review.
Well Holly Martin has done it again in Christmas Under A Starlit Sky oh what an utterly fabulous read that I could not put down.

We return to Juniper Island where we meet Neve Whitaker who is the manager of the Stardust Lake Hotel. She works alongside her family. She is mending a broken heart after breaking up with her with one true love, the actor, Oakley Rey but thankfully he turns up to win her back which throws her off balance so of course this is not going to be easy! As Holly Martin always does she immediately draws us in and we feel that we are right there beside the characters watching this all unfold.

Now while the book is centered around Neve and Oakley it also involves Adam and Ivy and Luke and Audrey. I must admit I loved the storyline with Adam and Ivy.

Adam arrives to the Stardust Hotel as deputy manager for three months to help…

The Sisters of Blue Mountain by Karen Katchur

Dear Reader,

First I would like to thank the lovey people at NetGalley and St Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books for allowing me to read an advanced copy for an honest review.

I was drawn to the description of this book and I have never read Karen Katchur before (but this is about to be remedied!)

This was a beautifully written book with many themes which are well conveyed. We meet Linnett who is the owner of a Bed and Breakfast in Mountain Springs. Life has become difficult for her lately and unfortunately is about to get a lot worse for her. The problems start off when hundreds of snow geese die overnight in the dam near the B&B which sparks a huge media frenzy and in turn threatening the tourist season.  It also brings the arrival of her estranged sister, Myna upon hearing the news. The relationship between the two sisters is strained. Meanwhile we learn that their father is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and Myna was unaware of the extent.  He is a retired…