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Synopsis: A ninety-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s and a heartbroken young man end up sharing a ride to Brussels that changes their lives forever. When Alex pulls up to meet “Max”, he expects everything but a ninety-year-old lady who has her heart set on getting to Brussels by carpool. As for ‘Max’, who is actually called Maxine, she could notContinue reading “ARC Review: The Car Share by Zoe Brisby”
Synopsis: Deep in the Hungarian woods, the sacred magic of King Solomon lives on in his descendants. Gathering under the midnight stars, they perform small miracles and none are more gifted than the great Rabbi Isaac and his three daughters. Hannah, bookish and calm, can coax plants to grow even when the weather is bitterlyContinue reading “ARC Review: The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner”
Synopsis: In a luxury lodge on Botswana’s sun-soaked plains, four friends reunite for a birthday celebration… THE BIRTHDAY GIRLHas it all, but chose love over her friends… THE TEACHERFeels the walls of her flat and classroom closing in… THE MOTHERLoves her baby, but desperately needs a break… THE INTROVERTYearns for adventure after suffering for tooContinue reading “ARC Review: The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan”
Synopsis: Captivated by books and stories, Rose dreams of a more fulfilled life, away from the confines of the Sunnyside Care Home where she works to support herself and her boyfriend. She hopes the situation will be short term. Charlotte Favell, an elderly resident, takes a strange, sinister interest in Rose, but offers an unexpectedContinue reading “ARC Review: The Cottingley Cuckoo by A J Elwood”
Synopsis: Beatrice Clayborn is a sorceress who practices magic in secret, terrified of the day she will be locked into a marital collar to cut off her powers. She dreams of becoming a full-fledged mage, but her family are in severe debt, and only her marriage can save them. Beatrice finds a grimoire with theContinue reading “ARC Review: The Midnight Bargain by C L Polk”
Synopsis: Once upon a time, there was a wicked fairy who cursed a line of princesses to die, and could only be broken by true love’s kiss. You’ve heard this before, haven’t you? The handsome prince. The happily-ever-after. Utter nonsense. Let me tell you, no one actually cares about what happens to our princesses. IContinue reading “ARC Review: Malice by Heather Walter”