Monthly Archives: July 2013

Far Horizons by Andrew Earnshaw. Published by Matador

Readers will join Earnshaw in his motorcycle journey across North America. Not so much Easy Rider as Easy going, Earnshaw’s encounters with locals, wildlife and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world will charm and enchant readers. Highly recommended


Monkeys in my Garden by Valerie Pixley. Published by Matador

The true story of Valerie and her husband and their adventures. From a palatial home in Algarve to a jungle home in Mozambique. The home is in ruins, with no windows and a roof made of plants. Their adventures include a run in with local witchcraft and less than friendly locals. A fascinating account that readers will find hard to put down

Canal House Cooking volume one. Published by Open Road

The first entry in this beautiful, informative and popular series focuses on making the most of summer’s bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. A beautiful coffee table book and a highly useful cookbook

Fancy a cuppa by the Cathedral? by Simon Duffin. Published by Matador

50 places across the UK to have tea, crumpet, cakes and more. Each entry includes a brief history of the establishment and area. Fascinating for the traveller and the virtual traveller as well

An Unholy Communion by Donna Fletcher Crow. Published by Lion

When a black garbed figure falls from Pusey Tower to land at the feet of singer Felicity, the victims teacher begs Felicity and Father Antony to find the truth
Complex and multi layered, a novel to savor

The Skin Map by Stephen Lawhead. Published by Lion

Kit Livingstone is on the quest of a lifetime. His grandfather has just told him of a bizarre map that directs followers to other worlds too fantastical to be believed. The first explorer, so worried the map would be lost, tatooed it on his own skin. The map, however is long lost in time and the race is on to see who will find it first……..and what they will use it for
A tremendously imaginative story that will keep readers entranced

Sea Glass Sisters by Lisa Wingate. Published by Tyndale House

Her job as a 911 operator leaves Elizabeth Gallagher mentally exhausted. But she learns the real meaning of stress when a road trip with her mother to Cape Hatteras to convince her aunt to leave her store before an impending hurricane hits. The 3 women end up trapped as the storm rages and learn many truths long buried
A beautiful story about the strength that love and faith brings