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Archive for May 2020

Water’s Edge, by Gregg Olsen

  A body on a beach is the new case for Detective Megan Carpenter. It soon becomes clear that there is a serial killer on the loose… I absolutely loved the first book featuring Megan and this second book in the series Water’s Edge was an enjoyable police thriller but didn’t pack quite the same […]

What Only We Know, by Catherine Hokin

  TRIGGER WARNING: What Only We Know deals with the Holocaust and suicide In 1930s Berlin, Liese’s life at her parents’ fashion house is thrown into turmoil as the Nazis start their process of eradicating the Jews. First their business then their lives are in danger. In the 1970s and 80s, Karen Cartwright struggles to […]

#StayClassyMama 84

Hello and welcome to the #StayClassyMama linky. Half term, not that you’d know it! I am thrilled to be joined by new regular hosts, Karen from Cats, Kids, Chaos and Sophie from Mummy of a Square Peg!¬†And we have a new badge for 2020, please make sure you update it on your blog! Sorry but […]

Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

Buried Angels, by Patricia Gibney

    TRIGGER WARNING: some of the murders in this book involve children and may be upsetting. A family murdered twenty years ago, a skull found behind a plaster wall, body parts found on a train line. There is no shortage of bodies at the start of the latest novel featuring Detective Lottie Parker, and […]