Monthly Archives: December 2014

Review: …Can Be Gold

…Can Be Gold by Serena Akeroyd My rating: 4 of 5 stars …Can Be Gold (Naughty Nookie, #4)  by Serena Akeroyd is the golden climax to the four book series of Mona’s adventures. I really do think that all four … Continue reading

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Review: The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase by Mark Forsyth My rating: 4 of 5 stars My father bought me Mark Forsyth’s valuable little book of thirty-nine rhetorical devices. I am sure that it has helped … Continue reading

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Review: The One You Love

The One You Love by Paul Pilkington My rating: 3 of 5 stars If this book were a series of questions in a multiple choice survey, my scores would all be in the middle column: “neither agree nor disagree.” It … Continue reading

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Review: Crazy Little Thing Called Lust

Crazy Little Thing Called Lust by Serena Akeroyd My rating: 4 of 5 stars So Zane is married: to Jake! Is it the end of a beautiful, lusty, romance before it has even really started? Of course not! There would … Continue reading

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Review: One Month to Live

One Month to Live by Eloise De Sousa My rating: 4 of 5 stars I liked this strange little story. It is told in the first person by the ghost of a woman who has pre-deceased her mother. She knows … Continue reading

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Review: Fall Into Love

Fall Into Love by Serena Akeroyd My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is not so much book one in a series, although it really is, as an introduction to the series. The story starts with Simone, also known as … Continue reading

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Catching up on my book reviews

Normally, I post reviews of all books that I read within days of finishing them. Recently, I have lapsed in this habit because I have been concentrating on writing, reviewing and publishing my debut novel, Eleven Miles. Today, you will … Continue reading

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Review: Quantum of Tweed: The Man with the Nissan Micra

Quantum of Tweed: The Man with the Nissan Micra by Conn Iggulden My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really loved this quirky little tale of a man who accidentally becomes a hired assassin. Impossible? Well, it is slightly far-fetched, … Continue reading

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Review: A Tale of Oak and Mistletoe

A Tale of Oak and Mistletoe by E.B. Brown My rating: 4 of 5 stars I expected this fourth book in the Timewalker series to be every bit as good as the preceding three, and it did not disappoint me. … Continue reading

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The Puzzles are Solved!

Two of my presents were the IMPOSSIPUZZLE, a jigsaw featuring thousands of coloured jellybeans, and the Japanese puzzle box, requires correct sequence of 12 sliding panels to open. I’ve solved them both, so I believe that I deserve leave to … Continue reading

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