I’m a reader, crafter, recipe hoarder, love hunting out shopping bargains.  My favourite genres to read are chicklit, women’s contemporary fiction, romcoms, historical romance and family sagas.

You can connect with me on Twitter – https://twitter.com/kraftireader

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I’m also proud to be an advocate of books and have joined the Netgalley challenge.


I’m so pleased to have achieved the 80% feedback ratio award.

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  1. Hello Adele, I was wondering whether you might consider reviewing either one or both of my current two books? They’re both Chicklit and although stand on their own two feet, they are a series. I’ve followed you on twitter, so maybe if you follow back, I can send you the links to my books, rather than clutter up your blog 🙂 Wouldn’t want to offend… Have a great day 🙂 Best wishes Colette

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  2. Love your blog! I, too, am into crafts and shopping, etc. I knit hats and scarves that nobody wears, and watercolor (badly…but I keep trying!)

    I am also a writer, and also a member of Book Connectors. Is that a great spot or what?

    I am wondering if you would be interested in reviewing my newly released book, The Vanished Bride of Northfield House? It is historical fiction, a romantic mystery that includes a ghost.

    Synopsis: The Vanished Bride of Northfield House presents a rich tapestry of family lore, dark secrets, and forbidden love.

    The story involves love, loss, and new beginnings. Lyrical and haunting, the story of Anne Chatham unfolds against the social and political upheaval following the first World War. Recently orphaned, she arrives at a dark, troubled English country estate having newly acquired the technical skill of the age, the ability to typewrite.

    It is a creepy supernatural gothic tale with a spirited heroine, intriguing mystery, engaging romance, and a ghost to make it lively. The story is a mix of mystery and romance with touches of supernatural spookiness and gothic horror.
    All the characters in The Vanished Bride are haunted, either by disappointment, the unresolved past, unmet desire, or guilt. This is a psychological thriller where the details unfold bit by bit, death by death.

    I would be grateful to have a review on your blog. I can also offer other content, guest posts, interviews, character interviews, etc. My publisher can send you a hard copy or electronic version of the book if you are interested. Please provide a preference for which version and an address to send it to.

    thanks so much! See you on Book Connectors!


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  3. Hi Adele! I’m Dee Foster, assistant to Historical Romance author Cerise DeLand. Cerise would love to offer you an Advanced Reader copy of her June 17 release, His Tempting Governess, book 2 in her Delightful Doings in Dudley Crescent series, for you to review. It would be wonderful if you could post your review on release day, but Cerise understands how busy you bloggers are!

    If you would like to receive the ARC, please email me (deefosterpa@gmail.com) with the format you would like to receive your ARC (.mobi or ePub).

    Thank you!!

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  4. Hello Adele, My name is Demelza Frazer and I have written a historical romantic suspense under the pen name D S Frazer. I wondered if you would consider reviewing my book Dancing On The Sun. It is set in ancient Africa about a warrior who wishes to lead her father’s army but instead she is made to marry a king she does not love. She must reconcile her dreams with her new reality and navigate the deceit and treachery that comes with her new position. I can send it in any prefered format epub mobi or PDF. My email is frazerds@hotmail.co.uk
    I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your time.


  5. Hi Adele,
    My name is Dee Foster and I am Cerise Deland’s personal assistant. Ms. DeLand would like to invite you to read and review the first book in her Four Weddings and a Folly, Lady Fiona’s Tall, Dark Folly, due to release on April 28th.

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