The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

What an incredible little novella The Ghost Garden is in collaboration between the amazing Emma Carroll and the awesome Barrington Stoke set in the weeks leading up to the British declaration of war in 1914. Emma Carroll brings to the dyslexia friendly publishing House her unique brand of weaving historical settings with a fantastical undertow, … Continue reading The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Silent stars go by- Sally Nicholls

The silent stars go by by Sally Nicholls

Broke my heart over and over a million times how beautiful and heart wrenching this tale is. The interwar years is a particularly fascinating era for me, but is usually explored looking through the luxurious and Americanised lens of Jazz and Flappers or come the Thirties, Depression and Misery, the immediate post-war period and its … Continue reading The Silent stars go by- Sally Nicholls

Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury

Hold back the tide Melinda Salisbury

OH MY GOODNESS , no strike that OH MY GODFATHERS! Hold Back The Tide is intensely brilliant, absolutely extraordinary, compelling and captivating and it’s an absolute crime that it launched amidst the beginning of lockdown.  Melinda Salisbury has been lauded for her court fantasies The Sin Eaters Daughter and Sorrow books but this book takes … Continue reading Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury