House of Dreams by Fanny Blake

Hope is making her last journey – this time in a porcelain urn. Her family and friends are gathered in the woodland which borders her Spanish home aka The House of Dreams. ………And so Fanny Blake weaves a sunny story around a weekend when all that knew her come to say their goodbyes. Hope’s life has been […]

A chat with Fanny Blake

Thank you to Fanny Blake for agreeing to feature on the  ‘author chat’s’ strand of the Grey Book Worm. I have recently read and thoroughly enjoyed Our Summer Together about a woman of a certain age finding love second time around whilst going through a divorce, a house move and her children’s ‘non acceptance’ of her new partner. I was […]

Our Summer Together – Fanny Blake

A chance meeting and at an unexpected crossroads in her life, Caro finds herself with a summer never to forget. Up until now her life had seemingly been mapped out and she expected to graciously enter  retirement comfortably off with a husband of many years in her beloved home Treetops. Reaching middle age she has […]

Monsoon Summer – Julia Gregson

OMG This is one of the best books that I have read in a long while, thank you Julia Gregson! Two worlds colliding, Kit from austere post war England and Anto from  colourful South West India. It is time for Anto to return home and with him he takes his bride much to his family’s concern. […]

Author’s Chat’s with Julia Gregson

Thank you to Julia Gregson for agreeing to feature on my Author’s Chats strand.  I became a fan of Julia’s after reading East of the Sun a novel set in India in very different times. As a traveller I am often drawn to stories with a foreign back drop and of course a pretty cover!  Julia did not […]