Lily’s House by Cassandra Parkin

Thank You so much to @Legend_Press for the privilege of been able to review @cassandrajaneuk soon to be released #LilysHouse

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Lily’s House has a voice that leaps out of the page and holds you tight. Fresh. Original. Spell-binding.’ — Jane Corry, author of My Husband’s Wife

Lily’s House is a beautiful story that carefully unravels the depth of love and lies in a family. Cassandra’s writing pulled me in from the first page and wouldn’t let me go until I’d finished. Even then it stayed with me for a long time.’ — Heidi Perks, author of Beneath the Surface

‘Unexpectedly dark and dream-like. I loved the twists throughout – a very enjoyable read.’ — Natalie K. Martin, No.1 Amazon best-selling author

Lily’s House is a beautiful, rich, haunting and addictive read. Cassandra Parkin effortlessly weaves magic in this story of long-gone secrets, self-discovery, empowerment, and love. The book is assured, mature… a masterpiece. I’ll never forget it.’ — Louise Beech, author of How to be Brave

When Jen goes to her grandmother’s house for the last time, she’s determined not to dwell on the past. As a child, Jen adored Lily and suspected she might be a witch; but the spell was broken long ago, and now her death means there won’t be any reconciliation.

Lily’s gone, but the enchantments she wove and the secrets she kept still remain. In Lily’s house, Jen and her daughter Marianne reluctantly confront the secrets of the past and present – and discover how dangerous we become when we’re trying to protect the ones we love

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As soon as I heard that Cassandra had a new book on the horizon, I just knew I had to read it. I adored her last book The Beach Hut so really was looking forward to getting my teeth into more of her work.

I think the cover of Lily’s House is stunning, kind of magical. The content, what can I say. Cassandras writing reminds me a little of Virginia Andrews ( Flowers in the Attic. etc) and this really is a compliment. I adore how the story pans out, how you meet the characters, yet they keep you on your toes. This is so well written, I couldn’t put it down over the weekend. This, I feel, will be a number One. 


I rate this book 5/5


I cannot wait until the 18th October when Cassandra and http://www.legendtimesgroup.co.uk/legend-press are holding a launch event, on that night I shall purchase a hot off the press copy of this fabulous book and even get the lovely author to sign it for me

Publication Day for this great book is 15th October 2016 

You can Pre Order here > https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lilys-House-Cassandra-Parkin/dp/1785079344/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1474291107&sr=8-1&keywords=Lilys+house

Follow Cassandra’s blog here > https://cassandraparkin.wordpress.com/

Dine With The Chilli Devil and Support Yorkshire Cancer Research

The lovely @chillidevil is supporting @yorkshirecancer research at The Monks Walk Pub In Highgate, Beverley, and the menu looks FANTASTIC!!!!


When: Saturday 30th July – 7:30pm – 11:00pm
Where: Monk’s Walk pub, Highgate, Beverley
Who: supporting Yorkshire Cancer research

Another Chilli Night, another new venue; this time an amazing historic (13th century) real ale pub in Beverley.

The ex-virger of Beverley Minster has teamed up with local food producer Chilli Devil Sauces to organise a charity evening in support of Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Neil Pickford, now licensee of the Monks Walk public house in Beverley, and Chilli Devil Ian Ibbetson are using the evening to preview a new venture that will see the food producer opening a new pub food offer in Monk’s Walk, combining spicy World Food with traditional pub grub.

The buffet evening on Saturday, July 30, will feature a selection of items from the new menu. There will also be a raffle and auction, with a chilli experience day among the goodies up for grabs.

Tickets are just £10.00 in advance from http://www.chillidevilsauces.com/events/yorkshire-cancer-research-monks-walk or from The Monks Walk in Highgate in Beverley, East Yorkshire.

It looks like a great night so close to my heart. 

Two Words: Chilli Devil

If you like #Chilli, you really must try @chillidevil. I dropped by today and met the lovely Ian and what a friendly man he is.

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I have always loved hot and spicy foods and sauces so trying some of his wonderful delights has been an absolute treat to my palate.
Chilli Devil also make Yorkshire Brown Sauce and Yorkshire Ketchup and I have to say that after trying both I could just eat them alone spread on bread!!

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The Yorkshire Ketchup really reminded me of my childhood. My parents used to have some tomato sauce in the pantry that was really tasty and I’ve never tasted anything as nice, until now.
This is absolutely gorgeous, a proper ketchup, like a ketchup should be.
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The Yorkshire Brown Sauce was just as tasty, I cannot wait to have a massive dollop on my gammon later, it had a nice kick to it, a very pleasant kick, one I like to call, a Kickette.
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The Whisky & Chilli Marmalade really was out of this world. I put some on my chicken at lunchtime to oomph up my sandwich, and boy did it do just that. It had a kick but the tanginess of the marmalade made it very palatable.

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Ian, The Head Saucerer says

My favourite uses for Chilli & Whisky Maramalade (toast aside) are either using it as a glaze on chicken, or diluting it a little with hot water (or more whisky) and drizzling it over chocolate mud pie…

You really need to take a look at Chilli Devils Website at all of their products, they really are amazing:
http://www.chillidevilsauces.com 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥follow them on Facebook https://m.facebook.com/chillidevilsauces
And also on Twitter @chillidevil 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥