‘THE HOME‘ by KAREN OSMAN
The home’s manager Ray takes the girls off to his ‘den’ in the garden and the littlies come back crying, and Ray’s wife Kath has special wooden spoons which she saves for beating any of the children who dare to misbehave.
So, when wealthy couple James and Rosemary come to choose a child to adopt, Angela is desperate to escape.
But the scars of her childhood remain, and when Angela’s search for her birth mother Evelyn is successful, their reunion is no fairy tale.
Soon strange and sinister events start to unfold, and Evelyn fears she may not survive her daughter’s return…
Next a lovely joint contact from both Book Publicity Services and the author herself, has led to me receiving a copy of, what is for me, a slightly different storyline to those I would generally read, but interesting and intriguing nonetheless, given Michelle’s background, more about which will be revealed in a Guest Post to be published shortly.
‘GAZELLE IN THE SHADOWS‘ by MICHELLE PEACH
With some travel and work already under her belt, she excels at her studies and is sent to Damascus to immerse herself in the language.
Taken aback by the generosity and kindness of the people there, she easy slips into a life in the ancient city.
She has friends, her studies, and even a handsome boyfriend.
But things aren’t always what they seem.
Soon, in a world where mistrust and disloyalty are commonplace, Elizabeth finds herself navigating a web of lies, betrayals, and even murder involving MI6, deadly terrorist factions, and the shadowy Syrian secret police.
… is a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house during the last week. Be warned that Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.
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