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Follow Me Follow You (Choc Lit) by Laura E James
Laura E Jamesí second novel packs even more of a punch than her first, if thatís possible. Her style goes from strength to strength as she leads her complex cast through a minefield of emotional traumas. That said, itís no way a depressing read, because Follow Me keeps the reader on tenterhooks from start to finish, feeling the positive energy running through the story and hoping that good will triumph, but never quite sure if it can.
From the youngest character, the engagingly drawn Seth, to the ones finding new love in later life, Lauraís intricate story of past loves and griefs and new adventures provides an insight into how real people react when the chips are down. The… Read more
Doctor January (Choc Lit) by Rhoda Baxter
Doctor January (Choc Lit) by Rhoda Baxter
Doctor January was one of my holiday reads this summer and it did the job perfectly. A fast-paced, story with thoroughly believable characters, an unusual setting and plenty of nail biting tension near the end, it delivers quite a punch. The friendship and jokey, warm interaction between Beth, Vik and Hibs reminded me very strongly of one of my all-time favourite programmes - Green Wing. Hibs is a delectable hero and the villain of the piece, Gordon, made me want to kick him where it hurts. Thanks for helping to make my holiday fun, Rhoda!
A Rose in Flanders Fields (The Oaklands Manor Tril&hellip by Terri Nixon
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5.0 out of 5 stars More, please!, 17 Aug 2014
Ever since Maid of Oaklands Manor came out Iíve been waiting for this follow up, and almost the best thing about it is that thereís still another in the series to come.
The emotional depth of the characters both in the first book and in A Rose in Flanders Fields is beautifully drawn, and their unfolding relationships are tantalising. These are the sort of people who live on in your head long after the last page is turned and leave you wanting more. Will, Evie, Kitty and the rest of the cast of this intricate story could easily slot into any era but are perfectly suited to this WW1 setting.
Life in Flanders is every bit as hideous as weíve been led to believe when Evie and Willís… Read more