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Blog tour: Other Parents

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Welcome to the blog tour for Other Parents by Sarah Stovell! More about the book… In a small town like West Burntridge, it should be impossible to keep a secret. Rachel Saunders knows gossip is the price you pay for a rural lifestyle and outstanding schools. The latest town scandal is her divorce - and the fact that her new girlfriend has moved into the family home. Laura Spence lives in a poky bedsit on the wrong side of town. She and her son, Max, don’t really belong, and his violent tantrums are threatening to expose the very thing she’s trying to hide. When the local school introduces a new inclusive curriculum, Rachel and Laura find themselves on opposite sides of a fearsome debate. But the problem with having your nose in everyone else’s business is that you often miss what is happening in your own home. More about the author… Sarah Stovell was born in 1977 and spent most of her life in the Home Counties before a season working in a remote North Yorkshire youth hostel made her r

Blog tour: Hotel Portofino

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Welcome to the blog tour for Hotel Portofino by J.P.O'Connell! More about the book… Hotel Portofino has been open for only a few weeks, but already the problems are mounting for its owner Bella Ainsworth. Her high-class guests are demanding and hard to please. And she’s being targeted by a scheming and corrupt local politician, who threatens to drag her into the red-hot cauldron of Mussolini’s Italy. To make matters worse, her marriage is in trouble, and her children are still struggling to recover from the repercussions of the Great War. All eyes are on the arrival of a potential love match for her son Lucian, but events don’t go to plan, which will have far reaching consequences for the whole family. Set in the breathtakingly beautiful Italian Riviera, Hotel Portofino is a story of personal awakening at a time of global upheaval and of the liberating influence of Italy’s enchanting culture, climate and cuisine on British ‘innocents abroad’, perfect for fans of Downton Abbey an

Blog tour: A Nose for Mischief

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Welcome to the blog tour for A Nose for Mischief by K.T. Lee. Intrigued? Hi K.T.! First of all, I would like to congratulate you on the publication of A Nose for Mischief ! Can you please briefly tell us what it is about? A: Thank you so much! I’m so excited to introduce readers to the characters of Riverbend and their K-9 partners! Zoey Butler is a materials engineer whose career implodes after the FBI raids her workplace and arrests the head of development for fraud. Desperate and out of options, she reaches out to the FBI, the only organization that knows without a doubt that Zoey was a victim and not a perpetrator. She soon finds herself the newest trainee at the Riverbend K-9 Academy along with her K-9 partner, Tasha, a mischievous rescue dog in need of her own second chance. When Zoey finds out the trouble at her old company isn’t over, she volunteers to work with the FBI to end it once and for all, with a little help from Tasha and her new colleague, FBI Special Agent, Liam Gra

Blog tour: The Postmistress of Paris

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Welcome to the blog tour for The Postmistress of Paris by Meg Waite Clayton! More about the book… The New York Times bestselling author of The Last Train to London revisits the dark early days of the German occupation in France in this haunting novel—a love story and a tale of high-stakes danger and incomparable courage—about a young American heiress who helps artists hunted by the Nazis escape from war-torn Europe. Wealthy, beautiful Naneé was born with a spirit of adventure that transcends her Midwestern roots. For her, learning to fly is freedom. When German tanks roll across the border and into Paris, this woman with an adorable dog and a generous heart joins the resistance. Known as the Postmistress because she delivers information to those in hiding, Naneé uses her charms and skill to house the hunted and deliver them to safety. Inspired by the real life Chicago heiress Mary Jayne Gold, who worked with American journalist Varian Fry to smuggle artists and intellectuals out of F

Blog tour: Unfaithful

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Welcome to the blog tour for Unfaithful by J. L. Butler! More about the book… Rachel Reeves has it all. The perfect family, a rich husband, and a gorgeous home. But when her only child flies the nest, Rachel feels lost – and succumbs to a mind-blowing one-night stand. Instantly regretting her infidelity, Rachel cuts ties with Chris. But he won’t let her go that easily. She erases him from her life – until a text changes everything. Someone knows what she did. And they’re ready to destroy her entire life because of it. More about the author… J.L. Butler trained as a lawyer and journalist. J.L. Butler is the pseudonym for international and Sunday Times bestseller, Tasmina Perry. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and sold over two million copies worldwide. My impressions… Was it a page-turner? 100% yes. I couldn’t bear to put this book down. I thought I could guess all the plot twists from early on but I had to keep changing my views every time something else croppe

Blog tour: Fall

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Welcome to the blog tour for Fall by West Camel! More about the book… Twins Aaron and Clive have been estranged for forty years. Aaron still lives in the empty, crumbling tower block on the riverside in Deptford where they grew up. Clive is a successful property developer, determined to turn the tower into luxury flats. But Aaron is blocking the plan and their petty squabble becomes something much greater when two ghosts from the past – twins Annette and Christine – appear in the tower. At once, the desolate estate becomes a stage on which the events of one scorching summer are relived – a summer that changed their lives forever. Evocative, thought-provoking and exquisitely written, Fall is an unforgettable story of friendship and family – of perception, fear and prejudice, the events that punctuate our journeys into adulthood, and the indelible scars they leave… More about the author… Born and bred in south London – and not the Somerset village with which he shares a name – West Camel

Blog tour: Under the Rainbow

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Welcome to the blog tour for Under The Rainbow by Celia Laskey! More about the book… Big Burr, Kansas, is the kind of place where everyone knows everyone – or so they think. But after being labeled “the most homophobic town in America”, a group of queer activists are moving in, and everything is about to change. Linda welcomes the newcomers. The less they know about the death of her son, the better. Avery is furious at being uprooted from her life in LA. She dreads her classmates discovering that her mom is the head of the queer task force. And Gabe, a lifelong Big Burr resident, is no longer sure about the life he's built with his wife. While new friendships are formed, elsewhere tensions reach boiling point. And every resident, old and new, must reconsider the true meaning of community. More about the author… Celia Laskey’s debut novel Under the Rainbow is out now with Riverhead Books. Her second novel, So Happy for You , is forthcoming from Hanover Square Press in June 2022. He