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#BehindClosedDoors by @catherinealliot #blogtour @michaeljbooks

Synopsis: From the outside, anyone would think that Lucy Palmer has it all: loving children, a dashing husband and a gorgeous home. But when her marriage to Michael comes to an abrupt and unexpected end, her life is turned upside down in a flash. As the truth of her marriage threatens to surface, Lucy seizes… Continue reading #BehindClosedDoors by @catherinealliot #blogtour @michaeljbooks

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#WhileParisSlept by @RuthDruart #publicationday #blogtourreview @headlinepg

Synopsis: Santa Cruz 1953. Jean-Luc thought he had left it all behind. The scar on his face a small price to pay for surviving the horrors of Nazi occupation. Now, he has a new life in California, a family. He never expected the past to come knocking on his door. Paris 1944. A young woman's… Continue reading #WhileParisSlept by @RuthDruart #publicationday #blogtourreview @headlinepg

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#TheLamplighters by @stonexemma #publicationweek #review @picadorbooks @camillaelworthy

Synopsis: Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty storm, but the skies have been clear all week. What happened to those three men, out on the tower? The heavy… Continue reading #TheLamplighters by @stonexemma #publicationweek #review @picadorbooks @camillaelworthy

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#VictoriaPark by @g_c_reeves #review @allenandunwinuk

Synopsis: Mona and Wolfie have lived on Victoria Park for over fifty years. Now, on the eve of their sixty-fifth wedding anniversary, they must decide how to navigate Mona's declining health. Bookended by the touching exploration of their love, Victoria Park follows the disparate lives of twelve people over the course of a single year.… Continue reading #VictoriaPark by @g_c_reeves #review @allenandunwinuk

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#TheOneHundredYearsofLenniandMargot by @itsmcronin #review @doubledayuk

Synopsis: Life is short. No-one knows that better than seventeen-year-old Lenni living on the terminal ward. But as she is about to learn, it's not only what you make of life that matters, but who you share it with. Dodging doctor's orders, she joins an art class where she bumps into fellow patient Margot, a… Continue reading #TheOneHundredYearsofLenniandMargot by @itsmcronin #review @doubledayuk

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#JustFriends by @H0llyMcCulloch #blogtour #review @randomttours

Description: Bea isn't happy. Desperate for a change, she looks to her friends for inspiration. Every single one of them is paired off, perhaps that's what she needs too. So, she starts dating again. But everywhere she goes - amid the hilarious and scarring dates - there's Peter. Good old, oddball Peter, her closest friend… Continue reading #JustFriends by @H0llyMcCulloch #blogtour #review @randomttours

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#MarriedatFirstSwipe by @fabfrosty #blogtour review @simonschusteruk @TeamBATC

Synopsis: Hannah lives life on the edge. Never one to pass up on a new adventure, she has truly been living her best life. But once the adrenaline wears off, she wishes she had someone to spend the quieter moments with too. Learning that her best friend’s online dating business has taken a hit, she… Continue reading #MarriedatFirstSwipe by @fabfrosty #blogtour review @simonschusteruk @TeamBATC

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#MrsDeathMissesDeath by @salenagodden #publicationweek #review @canongatebooks

Synopsis: Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted from spending eternity doing her job and now she seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. Wolf Willeford, a troubled young writer, is well acquainted with death, but until now hadn't met Death in person - a black, working-class woman who shape-shifts and does her work… Continue reading #MrsDeathMissesDeath by @salenagodden #publicationweek #review @canongatebooks

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#EverythingIsBeautiful by @eleanorraybooks #blogtour #review @piatkusbooks @littlebrownuk

Synopsis: When Amy Ashton's world fell apart eleven years ago, she started a collection. Just a few keepsakes of happier times: some honeysuckle to remind herself of the boy she loved, a chipped china bird, an old terracotta pot . . . Things that others might throw away, but to Amy, represent a life that… Continue reading #EverythingIsBeautiful by @eleanorraybooks #blogtour #review @piatkusbooks @littlebrownuk

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#OpenWater by @calebanelson #review @vikingbooksuk

Synopsis: Two young people meet at a pub in South East London. Both are Black British, both won scholarships to private schools where they struggled to belong, both are now artists - he a photographer, she a dancer - trying to make their mark in a city that by turns celebrates and rejects them. Tentatively,… Continue reading #OpenWater by @calebanelson #review @vikingbooksuk