Wild Boys: A Parent’s Story of Tough Love by Helen Pastor

Helena Pastor’s eldest son Joey didn’t turn out how she expected. As his behavior dictated what went on in the family her husband and she tried everything they knew to try and help him, and prevent the other three boys from being affected by his choices. Then they heard of ‘the shed’, a program run Read More …

Harry Mac by Russell Eldridge

Neighbours and best friends Tom and Millie spend their time between school and the lane they live on, on the outskirts of a town in South Africa. Tom’s father, Harry Mac, is editor of a newspaper, which complicates matters in this volatile political time. Mysterious events are happening and secrets are kept. Russell Eldridge’s knowledge Read More …

The Well by Catherine Chanter

It hasn’t rained in Britain for three years. Except at The Well, Ruth and Mark’s rural property, their haven from the pressures of the city. But their lush garden paradise has made the outside world envious and suspicious, and the idyll soon turns sour. Then Lucien arrives, the child to brighten their lives, and the Read More …

The Last Dance by Fiona McIntosh

Fiona McIntosh’s latest historical novel features Stella Myles, who is forced to make ends meet by selling herself as a dance partner in a Piccadilly ballroom. Here she meets the enigmatic Montgomery, who orchestrates a job for her as governess with the wealthy Ainsworth family at Harp’s End, Sussex. But at Harp’s End nothing is as Read More …

Happiness by Design by Paul Dolan

The subtitle to this book is Finding pleasure and purpose in everyday life and this is what this book is all about. Using the latest cutting-edge research, Professor Paul Dolan reveals that wellbeing isn’t about how we think – it’s about what we do. By making deliberate choices that bring us both pleasure and meaning, Read More …