#Bookreview – Ludwika by Christoph Fischer

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Ludwika: A Polish Woman's Struggle To Survive In Nazi Germany

What Amazon says

It’s World War II and Ludwika Gierz, a young Polish woman, is forced to leave her family and go to Nazi Germany to work for an SS officer. There, she must walk a tightrope, learning to live as a second-class citizen in a world where one wrong word could spell disaster and every day could be her last. Based on real events, this is a story of hope amid despair, of love amid loss . . . ultimately, it’s one woman’s story of survival.
Editorial Review:

“This is the best kind of fiction—it’s based on the real life. Ludwika’s story highlights the magnitude of human suffering caused by WWII, transcending multiple generations and many nations.

WWII left no one unscarred, and Ludwika’s life illustrates this tragic fact. But she also reminds us how bright the human spirit can shine when darkness falls in that unrelenting way it…

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The Old You by Louise Voss #BlogTour @OrendaBooks @annecater


Today I’m delighted to be on the blog tour for The Old You by Louise Voss. Many thanks to Karen Sullivan and Anne Cater for inviting me.

About this book…

Nail-bitingly modern domestic noir
A tense, Hitchcockian psychological thriller Louise Voss returns with her darkest, most chilling, novel yet…

Lynn Naismith gave up the job she loved when she married Ed, the love of her life, but it was worth it for the happy years they enjoyed together. Now, ten years on, Ed has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia, and things start to happen; things more sinister than lost keys and missing words. As some memories are forgotten, others, long buried, begin to surface … and Lynn’s perfect world begins to crumble. But is it Ed’s mind playing tricks, or hers…?

My review…

I have loved the books written by Louise Voss with fellow author Mark Edwards and I also…

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Absolution (Claymore Straker) by Paul E. Hardisty @Hardisty_Paul @OrendaBooks @AnneCater #BlogTour


Firstly I wish to thank Anne Cater and Orenda Books for inviting me on this Blog Tour for ABSOLUTION by Paul E. Hardisty

Absolution (Claymore Straker) by [Hardisty, Paul E.]BOOK DESCRIPTION

It is 1997, eight months since vigilante justice-seeker Claymore Straker fled South Africa after his explosive testimony to Desmond Tutu’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In Paris, Rania LaTour, journalist, comes home to find that her son and her husband, a celebrated human rights lawyer, have disappeared. On an isolated island off the coast of East Africa, the family that Clay has befriended is murdered as he watches.
So begins the fourth instalment in the Claymore Straker series, a breakneck journey through the darkest reaches of the human soul, as Clay and Rania fight to uncover the mystery behind the disappearances and murders, and find those responsible. Events lead them both inexorably to Egypt, where an act of the most shocking terrorist brutality will reveal not…

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#BookReview Keeper (Roy & Castells #2) by Johana Gustawsson (Maxim Jakubowski, Translator) #Keeper @JoGustawsson @OrendaBooks


38586370Whitechapel, 1888: London is bowed under Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror. London, 2015: actress Julianne Bell is abducted in a case similar to the terrible Tower Hamlets murders of some ten years earlier, and harking back to the Ripper killings of a century before. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2015: a woman’s body is found mutilated in a forest, her wounds identical to those of the Tower Hamlets victims. With the man arrested for the Tower Hamlets crimes already locked up, do the new killings mean he has a dangerous accomplice, or is a copy-cat serial killer on the loose? Profiler Emily Roy and true-crime writer Alexis Castells again find themselves drawn into an intriguing case, with personal links that turn their world upside down.

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Holy bloody moly! I really enjoyed Block 46 but I LOVED Keeper. My God, I could not read it…

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