Wow! Bluetit

Over the weekend I watched this bluetit fly in and out of the nesting box on my garage wall so, while my dinner was cooking this evening, I thought I would try and capture it on photo. My patience was rewarded when I saw it land on the clothes line. ‘Don’t press too soon,’ I told myself and waited for a second. Lo and behold, I did it on the second attempt!  I’m so proud, I can’t explain, not only that I’ve photographed it, but that it should choose my garden in which to nest.bluetit 001

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In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited.

Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

 

MY REVIEW

I loved the idea behind this story and couldn’t wait to get started, I love books that are told over dual time period and the Victorian period is definitely one of my favourites.

I thought that the characters are great and were well developed and I loved the back story and way that the two stories became intertwined as the book progressed.

I really enjoyed this story but I will admit that it did take me a little while to get in to the story so if you feel the same way, definitely carry on…

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In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

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1 When and where do you prefer to write?

While the house is not quite awake, with just the sound of traffic, or the occasional passer-by, I settle on my settee to write in the living room. Or, if I am on holiday in the Lake District, I sit by the window with the sounds of birds cheeping and lambs bleating.

2. Do you have a certain ritual?

 I don my dressing gown, make a cup of tea, turn on the laptop and off I go.

3. Is there a drink of some food that…

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#BlogTour #Extract : The Peacock Bottle by Angela Rigley @rararesources @angierigley #giveaway

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Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for The Peacock Bottle. I’ve not reviewed this book but have an extract and a giveaway for you to enjoy. Many thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources for letting me take part in this tour. The full list of bloggers on the tour, and those taking part today and tomorrow can be found at the bottom of the post.

The Peacock BottleBlurb: 

In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

Purchase Links:

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2

US –https://www.amazon.com/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2

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Amelia has managed to make a start on the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited, but is surprised when…

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The Peacock Bottle by Angela Rigley Blog tour with Review

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The Peacock Bottle

by Angela Rigley

Synopsis: 

In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.




Christie’s Review

5 STARS

The Peacock Bottle is one of those rare novels that swept me up within the pages and didn’t let me escape until the very last page was finished.

It is told in dual timelines with two different narrators. Both women, Daisy and Amelia, tell their stories years apart. It all centers around the home each has spent time in. The connection between the two girls is revealed slowly and beautifully. There is also a bit of mystery in the present.

Amelia is a young woman who…

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In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

The Peacock Bottle Cover.jpgAn excerpt from The Peacock Bottle, a dual timeline, set in Victorian Cumberland. Amelia and her stepmother have moved into the derelict house she has inherited and receive their first visitor.

“I’m intrigued, Mamma. Whoever can be visiting us?”

Her stepmother took off her dirty apron and hid it behind the sofa. “Whoever it is will find us very unpresentable.” She checked her appearance in the mirror over the fireplace and tucked her greying hair under her bonnet. “Tidy yourself, child. Your curls are full of leaves. Wherever did you go? Just look at the…

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Book Synopsis:

In this Victorian dual timeline set in The Lake District Amelia Wise inherits a derelict house from her father, and finds a beautiful perfume bottle in the overgrown garden. Who had it belonged to and how did it come to be buried there? Investigations lead to the discovery of a family tragedy linked to the mysterious bottle.
‘A sweetly written historical novel populated with a host of charming characters.’ The Wishing Shelf Book Awards.

The Peacock Bottle is available in ebook and paperback now. The ebook is currently only £1.99. You can purchase a copy of both using the link below.

My Review:

The Peacock Bottle is a fantastic dual timeline mystery set in the 1800s with some fantastic characters.

The main characters are all female and I felt I went on a real journey with them throughout the book. I must admit that I started off not…

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The Peacock Bottle written and self-published by Angela Rigley is available NOW in ebook and paperback format.

To buy links:

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2
US – https://www.amazon.com/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2

Book Blurb
In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

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I am so pleased to be involved in the blogtour celebrating and promoting Angela Rigley’s latest novel: The Peacock Bottle.  The author has kindly chosen an excerpt to share on my blog today:

A scene from The Peacock Bottle, a dual timeline. Amelia and her stepmother have recently moved into the deserted house called Alice Howe, in Cockermouth in 1893. Amelia does not want her stepmother to know she has…

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Guest post: Angela Rigley, The Peacock Bottle

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The Peacock BottleOn the blog today, guest Angela Rigley writes about her fascinating genealogy journey (1475 is incredibly!), and her Victorian dual-timeline novel, The Peacock Bottle.

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In this Victorian dual timeline novel, Amelia Wise feels a jolt when she finds a blue perfume bottle in the overgrown garden of the house she has inherited. Several events in her life mirrors those from the past and, with the help of her newfound cousin, Olivia, the bottle’s secret is uncovered.

Purchase Links:

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2

US –https://www.amazon.com/Peacock-Bottle-Angela-Rigley-ebook/dp/B073NT79W2

Guest Post

I started compiling my family tree about fifteen years ago and discovered that every one of my paternal direct ancestors lived in what was then called Cumberland. No wonder I feel such an affinity to The Lake District and love going there on holiday. I have found family as far back as 1475 and met cousins I didn’t know I had. Nowadays most of…

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**BLOG TOUR** The Peacock Bottle by Angela Rigley

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I’m pleased to be one of the blogs taking part in the 5-day blog blitz for The Peacock Bottle, a historical dual timeline book by Angela Rigley. If you’d like to win a copy of this great book, then keep reading…

In the 1890s, Amelia Wise and her stepmother are overwhelmed by the task they have to undertake when they inherit a house in the Lake District. Having been left to fall into a state of disrepair, the house requires a great deal of work to make it inhabitable. After becoming determined to improve the long-forgotten, overgrown garden, Amelia’s interest is piqued when she finds a discarded perfume bottle. Why would someone throw away such a beautiful thing?

Moving back in time to several decades before, we meet two sisters, Daisy and Mary Jane, privileged young women whose aim in life appears to be to meet and marry a…

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Author – Angela Rigley.  Married to Don, I have 5 children and 9 grandchildren, I live in Derbyshire, England, and enjoy researching my family tree (having found ancestors as far back as 1465), reading, gardening, playing Scrabble, meals out and family gatherings. I am the treasurer of my writing club, Eastwood Writers’ Group, and I also write and record Thoughts for the Day for Radio Nottingham. At church I sing in the choir and am an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, a reader, a flower arranger and a member of the fundraising team for Cafod, my favourite charity. I have written hymns, although I cannot read music.

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Social Media Links –

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/angelarigleyauthor/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/angierigley/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/angierigley

Website – www.nunkynoo.yolasite.com

Blog – https://wordpress.com/view/authoryantics.wordpress.com

Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/angela-rigley-b0322741/

Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.co.uk/angelarigley/pins/

Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14367596.Angela_Rigley

Pages – 220

The Blurb –

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