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Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Deliciously Delightful

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella is the most delightful contemporary festive offering that will fill your heart with joy.

The reader follows Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) in the run up to hosting Christmas. She is determined to produce the perfect day and her efforts are phenomenal but exhausting. She has a heart of gold and is responsive to the needs she sees in others. She is also a shopaholic. She is a charming, likable character who draws the reader into her head and heart as the novel is written in the first person from her point of view.

Many of the characters are charming and likable but occasionally Becky Brandon meets those out to cause mischief.

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The Blood Divide by A.A. Dhand


The Blood Divide by A.A. Dhand is a thrilling contemporary crime suspense that will have your heart racing as the tension rises.

The novel is set in the back streets of Bradford moving to the hot, dusty, exotic Delhi. With comprehensive descriptions the reader becomes immersed in the locations. We ‘sense’ the heat and ‘see’ the vibrant colours of Delhi which is in sharp contrast to Bradford.

We are a product of our past. A rich heritage should be persevered, not wasted or squandered. The criminal underworld contrasts with a respected Khali bloodline. Preoccupation with money and crime insults a family line.

Secrets from the past need to be unearthed. The truth must be faced.

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