Book Review: The Cows by Dawn O’Porter

The Cows by Dawn O’Porter Release Date: 6th April 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 464 Genre: Women’s fiction, humour Buy: Hardback  Kindle Rating:     What’s the Story? COW [n.] /kaʊ/ A piece of meat; born to breed; past its sell-by-date; one of the herd. Women don’t have to fall into a stereotype. Tara, Cam and […]

Book Review: Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern Release Date: 3rd November 2016 Publisher: HarperCollins Buy: Hardback  Kindle Rating: She will change your life forever… In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She […]

Extract and Giveaway Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro It’s the finest department store in the city,” she maintained. “I’d rather mop floors there than anywhere else.” She could endure anything but failure. Stubbornness is another trait we share. She still wore the plain, slim gold band her husband had given her on her wedding ring finger, not just […]

Challenge 30: Helen Huthwaite

   Challenge 30   When I received an email from the lovely Helena at Avon telling me about Challenge 30 I couldn’t resist spreading the word. Challenge 30 is a project launched by Helen Huthwaite who is the editorial director at the wonderful HarperCollins. Helen’s aim is to provide a range of manuscript services for all […]