The Mothers of Lovely Lane by Nadine Dorries

About the book: Noleen Delaney is one of an army of night cleaners at St Angelus Hospital. Son Bryan has a good job as one of the hospital’s porters’ boys, but Finn has done something unheard-of and passed his Eleven Plus exam. How on earth will they pay for his books, his grammar school uniformContinue reading “The Mothers of Lovely Lane by Nadine Dorries”

The Gin Shack on the Beach by Catherine Miller

You’re never too old to try something new! When octogenarian Olive Turner is persuaded by her son to move into a retirement home, she congratulates herself on finding the secret to an easy life: no washing up, cooking or cleaning. But Olive isn’t one for mindless bingo with her fellow residents, and before the firstContinue reading “The Gin Shack on the Beach by Catherine Miller”

Summer at the Dog and Duck by Jill Steeples

Ellie Browne has found happiness running The Dog and Duck pub in the idyllic village of Little Leyton, and her blossoming romance with tall, handsome property developer, Max Golding, is going swimmingly. With her new best friend, Digby, the black Labrador at her side, life just couldn’t be sweeter. But their peace is shattered whenContinue reading “Summer at the Dog and Duck by Jill Steeples”