She had been looking for somewhere to stay, but instead Marion Miller finds herself on the wrong side of the reception desk at the Peace and Pigs campground and, despite her horrible shyness, promptly lands herself a job.
Marion came to Nottinghamshire–home of Sherwood Forest–to discover her father’s mysterious past, but all she has to go on is a picture of her father dressed up, it would seem, as Robin Hood.
Life on a busy campground challenges Marion’s formerly controlled life–the pigs roam free, the resident chickens seem determined to thwart her, and an unfortunate incident with a runaway …
A quick and easy question today! Family sagas – are you in or are you out?
Series seem to be pretty popular these days and family sagas seem to be the rage – Susan May Warren‘s Christiansen family, Dani Pettrey‘s McKenna clan, Denise Hunter‘s McKinleys, even Karen Kingsbury‘s Baxter family who populated more books than I can count! And who could forget Dee Henderson‘s O’Malleys? Orphans who created their own family.
What appeals to you (or not) about a series of books that focus on the one family? Do you have any favourites?
I’d love …
Meet an antique lover in
Quilts of Love novel
A Stitch in Crime
Thea James has accepted an assignment as co-chairperson for Larkindale’s first quilt show extravaganza. Juggling the new assignment with running her antique business, she’s already feeling frayed when things start to unravel.
Mary-Alice Wentworth, a much-loved town matriarch, respected quilt judge, and Thea’s dear friend, is covertly conked on the head during the kick-off Quilt Show Soiree, throwing suspicion on her guests. It also appears that a valuable diamond brooch has been stolen during the attack. The family is furious. …
Meet Mr. Charming & Impulsive in
Susan May Warren’s
Always On My Mind
After a failed dig in Honduras, aspiring archaeologist Casper Christiansen heads home to Minnesota to face his unresolved feelings for Raina Beaumont, the woman of his dreams. But when he arrives unannounced on her doorstep, he receives the shock of a lifetime: Raina is pregnant with someone else’s baby.
Heartbroken, especially when he discovers the identity of the baby’s father, Casper tables his dreams and determines to be dependable for once, helping his older brother, Darek, prepare the family resort …
While I don’t have the time these days with my reviewing obligations, I’ve always loved to re-read my favourite novels. They are like comfort food to me
I’m a bit of “fussy librarian” when it comes to looking after my books – most often you can’t tell I have read them but then there are those that you can see have been loved on a little bit more than others. Here’s some books I’ve read multiple times:
- Angela Hunt’s Heirs of Cahira O’Conner series
- Francine River’s Mark of the Lion series
- Bodie Thoene’s Zion Covenant and Zion Chronicles