Jeanette Henshaw

Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (22 of 23)
Location: Scottish Borders


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,261,304 - Total Helpful Votes: 22 of 23
The Blackhouse: Book One of the Lewis Trilogy by Peter May
4.0 out of 5 stars Atmospheric mystery, 13 Jan 2013
Oh how I want to visit Lewis! Maybe I'll wait until summer though! This is perhaps the most beautifully descriptive book I have ever read in this genre. It is extremely well written and had me gripped to the final page. Can't wait to read the next two in the trilogy. A Novel of Fun and Romance by Eileen Thornton
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Having just finished this lovely book I feel bereft! Surely the mark of a good story is that you don't want it to end!
It was a departure from my usual genre but the intriguing title made me curious. How glad I am that my curiosity got the better of me. is a delightful story of four very different women making a new start in both their personal and business lives.Their idea of starting up a dating agency for divorcees is inspired. Each of the friends have a desperate need for their venture to be successful, not just for financial benefit but for personal reasons.
The story starts with the opening of the agency and the ensuing pandemonium. It is full of fun and… Read more
A Durable Fire by Stephanie Keating
A Durable Fire by Stephanie Keating
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
I usually find that sequels are agreat disappointment but this book is an exception. How do you follow such a wonderful book as 'Blood Sisters'? Barbara and Stephanie Keating know just how.

Most of the story takes place in Kenya following independence.Hannah, an Afrikaans, is struggling to preserve her farm which suffers a series of attacks. Sarah, after suffering the tragic loss of her fiance is rebuilding her life as a photographer studying elephant behaviour. Camilla is a super-model with a celebrity lifestyle in London but the love of the country of her childhood keeps drawing her back.

The descriptive text puts many a travelogue to shame. it's a big book - a saga… Read more

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