*BLOG TOUR* The Bakery at Seashell Cove – Karen Clarke ★★★★★

Blurb; A warm welcome and delicious chocolate gateau are always on the menu at the Bakery at Seashell Cove – and this summer, romance is in the air…

Meg Larson thought she had everything she wanted: she works in the local bakery, she’s months away from marrying her high-school sweetheart, and home is beautiful, sunny Seashell Cove, where the sky is blue, the sea is turquoise and the sand is golden.

Except that the bakery is up for sale and her fiancé Sam’s more interested in bikes than their relationship. When Meg receives shocking news about her family, he’s on a cycling tour and ignoring her calls – and posting selfies on Facebook with a female cyclist he looks far too cosy with…

Luckily the bakery’s estate agent, Nathan, is understanding and funny, and as the summer goes on an unexpected friendship blossoms. When the bakery is given a second lease of life under a mysterious new owner, Meg realises a change might be exactly what she needs too.

Will Meg find the happy-ever-after she dreams of in Seashell Cove?

My Review; Happy Publication Day!What a delicious story. The Bakery at Seashell Cove is bound to get your tummy rumbling, with so much baking and yummy food! I loved reading this story and found myself falling in love with the bakery, the town and the characters!

I loved Meg’s character, bless her. So passionate about baking! She may have a bit of a hectic life at the moment but she’s a positive character who takes everything in her stride… I also liked Nathan’s character too, the perfect man from the sounds of it and the picture i built up in my head! And a little mention for little charlie, he was cute! I must admit I did find Sam’s character a bit arogant and self centred. Hmm. Anyway…

A perfect heart-warming story which I devoured in a day. Brilliant. I felt relaxed and right at home reading it the whole time as if I knew the characters all my life. Lovely. An easy to read, beautiful story with the perfect ending and a cherry on top (see what I did there?)… A well deserved five stars. Highly recommend! A perfect little getaway for your mind. A story I won’t forget in a hurry.

A perfect read for summer 2018.

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*BLOG TOUR* The Ex-Wife – Jess Ryder ★★★★★

Blurb; You’ve got everything she wants …

Newly married Natasha has the perfect house, a loving husband and a beautiful little girl called Emily. She’d have it all if it wasn’t for Jen, her husband’s ex-wife who just won’t leave them alone …

Then Natasha returns home one day to find her husband and Emily gone without trace. Desperate to get her daughter back, Natasha will do anything even if it means accepting an offer of help from Jen. But can she trust her? And do either of them really know the man they married?

My Review; I LOVED THIS BOOK. Brilliant. I want to start by saying the cover is gorgeous (I like a good cover that catches the eye). The Ex-Wife will have you hooked just from reading the prologue, what a way to drag a reader in! I devoured this book within a day, I honestly was hooked and couldn’t put it down.

I DID NOT EXPECT THAT OUTCOME AT ALL. WOW… No spoilers here but your jaw will drop too. What a brilliant twist. A cleverly written suspense filled story with some very cunning and crafty characters within, who do you trust?

The story does highlight the bond between a mother and her child and as a mother myself I put myself into Natasha’s shoes and really felt for her character. If I was her I wouldn’t have coped at all! A brave, determined character. I was 50/50 about Nick from the start but what a nasty character he turned out to be.

A well deserved five stars, highly recommend! Gripping. I won’t forget this in a hurry. A fast paced story that you will want to finish in one sitting. Perfect.

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*BLOG TOUR* Thirteen – Steve Cavanagh ★★★★★

Blurb; They were Hollywood’s hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife.

This is the celebrity murder trial of the century and the defence want one man on their team: con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn.

All the evidence points to Robert’s guilt, but as the trial begins a series of sinister incidents in the court room start to raise doubts in Eddie’s mind.

What if there’s more than one actor in the courtroom?

What if the killer isn’t on trial? What if the killer is on the jury?

My Review; Wow. There has been so much hype and positive reviews for this book so I was honoured I got the chance to read it too and have my say! They was right… Everyone was right! What a brilliant book! Impressed.

Captivating, gripping, thrilling, fast paced! I now understand about the hype. Thirteen may be book number four in the Eddie Flynn series but it reads well as a standalone. I have not read any of the series before this book but after reading this book I MUST read this series!

I found Thirteen easy to read… It also contains short chapters. I love the cover of this book too. Thirteen is bound to have you hooked! A cleverly, crafty written story. A well deserved five stars from me. I would highly recommend it to you all. This book is what I call a sleep stealer and one you don’t want to put down. A must buy. A must read. I enjoyed every minute of this book and can’t wait to dive into the rest of the series!

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