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Saturday, 18 September 2021

My Bookish Weekly Wrap Up - 18th September 2021

 


Hap-bee Saturday one and all! Yay for the weekend! And hopefully some nice weather! I'm not liking the darker evenings already!! Feels like we blinked and missed the Summer already!

On to books, and it's been very slow for me reading wise! Probably because I was too busy trying to catch up with reviews! Just the 2 finishes for me this week, along with 2 newbies from Netgalley!  Balance!!

Here's my look back..

BOOKS FINISHED

THE PROMISE by LUCY DIAMOND (audiobook)  - 3 stars





BOOKHAUL

Netgalley seduced me again....

THE STORY OF OUR SECRETS by SHARI LOW 
publication date - November 2021

Colm O’Flynn was loved by his close circle of family and friends, however his death came too soon for everyone to make peace with their past.

Shauna, his second wife, adored him. But one night she broke their marriage vows, and didn’t get time to ask Colm’s forgiveness.

Jess was the first Mrs O’Flynn. Her heart is set on someone new, but will the last one night stand she shared with Colm come back to haunt her?

Colm’s best friend, Dan, is recently divorced. Can he take a second shot at happiness if it means betraying the one person who always had his back?

What no-one knows is that somewhere out there Colm left messages that could set them free to start over again.

Can divine intervention help them find Colm’s last wishes before it’s too late to love again?

THE VANISHED DAYS by SUSANNA KEARSLEY
publication date - May 2022



A sweeping love story set against the Jacobite revolution from much-loved, million copy bestselling author Susanna Kearsley

There are many who believe they know what happened, but they do not know the whole of it. The rumours spread, and grow, and take their hold, and so to end them I have been persuaded now to take my pen in hand and tell the story as it should be told…
 
Autumn, 1707. Old enemies from the Highlands to the Borders are finding common ground as they join to protest the new Union with England, the French are preparing to launch an invasion to carry the young exiled Jacobite king back to Scotland to reclaim his throne, and in Edinburgh the streets are filled with discontent and danger.
 
Queen Anne’s commissioners, seeking to calm the situation, have begun settling the losses and wages owed to those Scots who took part in the disastrous Darien expedition eight years earlier.
 
When Lily, the young widow of a Darien sailor, comes forward to collect her husband’s wages, her claim is challenged, and one of the men who’s assigned to examine her has only days to decide if she’s honest, or if his own feelings are making him blind to the truth, and if he’s being used as a pawn in an even more treacherous game.
 
A story of intrigue, adventure, endurance, romance…and the courage to hope.


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