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NICE POSTMAN, LOOK WHAT I GOT!

I do love a new book it feels so good and it is always a privilege to read them before anyone else, makes you feel all special lol.

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I am looking forward to reading this as I loved the previous books about The Hampstead murders that Guy has written, it is nice to read about good old police work and the characters are great.  Due to be published on the 2nd June and my review can be read on publishing day but I must say it sounds really good.  Maybe this time if I try really hard I might get it right about who did the murder…..’really’ I can hear you all saying, lol I do try.

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CATCH UP

I have been catching up writing my reviews everywhere on social media for these two inspiring authors.  I like them both for different reasons, Samantha Tonge for the underlying messages in her story about having a good time and making super memories does not need money, I think people today should remember that when spending time with their loved ones.  Then Julie Wassmer for writing about the area we live in, KENT UK with its many wonderful places including Canterbury and the coast along by Whitstable, I find it so enjoyable reading about them and picturing where the characters are and where they are going.

So now I am onto the next book which is Secrets of the Dead by Carol Wyer!  Sounds good so look out for the review of this one.

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MAY DAY MURDER BY JULIE WASSMER – BOOK REVIEW

Here we have another Whitstable Pearl Mystery which is just as good as the others, this is my final one so I hope Julie writes some more pretty quick.

It was good catching up with Pearl, her mother Dolly and her son Charlie and not forgetting the lovely sounding DCI Mike McGuire.  They all sound so real I keep hoping I might bump into the handsome police detective when I am in Canterbury.

May Day comes but once a year and this one brings an actress returning to her roots to open the May Day festivities but before she can reacquaint with past loves and friends someone decides to murder her.

Can Pearl solve this one before McGuire or will he stick to the rules and work it out for himself?  Secrets and lies are hidden but who will they hurt when out in the open and who had anything to gain by committing this horrible murder on May Day.

Another brilliant story, well written with lots of local items about the brilliant places in Kent.  I again did not guess who did the murder, I could never be a detective, Pearl makes it all sound so easy the way she puts it all together.  Brilliant 5 stars for a great series, I cannot wait for them to make it into a tv series.

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LAURA BARNARD COVER REVEAL & GIVEAWAY!

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💜💚💙LAURA BARNARD COVER REVEAL & GIVEAWAY!💜💚💙

How beautiful is this cover of Laura’s latest romantic comedy, Excess Baggage? It’s out on the 23rd and you can pre-order now at:  myBook.to/ExcessBaggageLB   I cannot wait to read this as it sounds very good.

 
Synopsis

Stuck in a dead-end relationship, Erica Bennett finds herself daydreaming of her first holiday romance. She was fifteen, it was exciting, new and full of possibilities…and Jack Lawson was hot as hell. That kind of thing leaves a mark.
So when her friends suggest a girls holiday to Luna Island, it’s exactly what she needs to take her mind off things. What she doesn’t expect is to spot Jack – a much older, hotter version of him – across the hotel lobby.
Their attraction is still there and it isn’t long before sparks fly, but fifteen years is a long time. They aren’t the same people they were back then and besides, it’s only a week, right?
Is it a second chance at something real or will their excess baggage ruin their shot at love after they leave Luna Island?
GIVEAWAY!

Head on over to Laura’s Facebook page to enter her cover reveal giveaway to be in with a chance of winning an ARC of EXCESS BAGGAGE and a £5/$5 Amazon gift card.

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LADIES WHO LUNCH AT THE BLACKBULL HUNGRY HORSE, FOLKESTONE UK

This day came round very quick due to some having holidays coming up so we had to make the most of today as our next one is not until the 28th June.  Lynda was missing as was gallivanting about in Madera with her daughter Jo.  It was a cold, miserable rainy day but very happy round our table, we celebrated Sylvie’s birthday and she got some lovely presents, you know they are lovely when others want them to.  I even remembered to take photos today!!! I know, your all so shocked but look at these dinners, they were good.

We did have some extremely upsetting news as our lovely Liv who manages the place  (and us) and her Rob are going to be leaving soon, it will not be the same without you guys so we may have to trek to Thanet for some lunches, I wonder if they will do B&B? lol.  I did hear there is a wedding coming up, can you imagine that, The ladies who lunch go to a wedding!  I am sure we would behave, well some of us lol.

Dessert, I have got to say that the millionaire cheesecake was the best I have had, it was delicious and I will be having that again.

A good time was had by all, I returned and went back to bed as still not feeling right but they did all cheer me up so I am pleased I did make the effort.

Corinne bought me down my new mattress topper and put that on for me so bed is nice and comfy, I came back to see that Peaches had made herself very comfortable on the bed.

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