At the end of 2016 Beyond the Bathroom Scale’s Karen Oliver sent me a copy of her 12 Week Health, Fitness, and Wellness Planner. I was so excited to use this but when it arrived was actually terrified of getting started. So I put it off. Then I put it off a little more. Once 2017 started I gave myself a stern talking to and opened this beautiful planner.

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When Imogen Dacres’ brother, Robbie, dies in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Bermuda in search of the truth. From the minute she sets out on her journey, Imogen is plunged into a web of secrets, lies and mistaken identity. She soon realises that beneath the glamour of Bermuda, there are dangerous forces intent on doing her harm…

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William Benson is a barrister with a difference: he has a murder conviction to his name.

When I was given the chance to be part of this blog tour I jumped at the chance. Well written legal thrillers are brilliant and this one sounded as if it would fit perfectly into that category. As a barrister Will Benson is the underdog and not many people in his profession want him to succeed. But a few key people have always been in his corner and thanks to them and his determination Summary Justice starts with Will being asked to defend a woman accused of murder.

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The number of women my brother Matthew killed, so far as I can reckon it, is one hundred and six…

That was all I needed to read to be gripped by Beth Underdown’s debut The Witchfinder’s Sister. When Alice Hopkins’ husband dies in a tragic accident, she returns to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives but home is no longer a place of safety. It’s 1645 – Matthew has changed and has a new obsession. There are rumours of witchcraft in the town and whisperings of a book with women’s names in it.

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A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn is the second book in her Veronica Speedwell series. I reviewed the first one, A Curious Beginning, and it is a book I love. In fact Deanna is an author I love and I look forward to every book she writes. This books takes place straight after the first one ends and Veronica and Stoker are called upon to investigate the murder of an artist.

Even though neither of them are the police or private inquiry agents, they start investigating. And very quickly discover that no one is quite telling the truth…

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