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A Postcard from Capri BookReview by Alex Brown

  • Submitted: 8th August 2022

Postcard from Capri In the Golden Age of Hollywood, Kelly Sinclair is on the cusp of becoming the next big movie star. Until then, she’s spending the summer of 1953…

The Bleeding set in Paris and Quebec – Johana Gustawsson

  • Submitted: 4th August 2022

The Bleeding  - Paris and Quebec It's always a treat to get a new book from Johana but this one.....OMG. Get this on your TBR pile now as it's explosive,…

The Bookseller of Inverness BookReview S G Maclean

  • Submitted: 2nd August 2022

The Bookseller of Inverness by S G Maclean Be prepared to be transported to Inverness just after the Jacobite rebellion at the Battle of Culloden.  Years later, one of the…

The IT Girl of Oxford and Edinburgh by Ruth Ware

  • Submitted: 1st August 2022

The IT Girl of Oxford and Edinburgh Two girls share a room at Oxford University. There's a party. One returns home to see a figure coming out of their stairwell.…

Best booktrail of the Month for July 2022

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Best booktrail of the Month for July 2022 July  is over and it’s time to tell you what book has won The BookTrail’s Book of the Month award! The BookTrail…

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