Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

The Good Sister... About: Two Isobels. A lifetime of regret. A love that spans the years In 1938, as the world hurtled towards war, twenty-year-old Isobel MacDonald fell madly in love. But fate and her own actions conspired to deny her the happiness she yearned for. Many years later, plagued with regrets and with a … Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

Release Day Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

 Fortunate Friends… About: Three women in their thirties. Different backgrounds, different beliefs, different aspirations; same good fortune. For Shauna, celebrations surrounding an unexpected windfall are short-lived. Facing a lawsuit, her mother’s unpredictable behaviour, and the sudden appearance of a long-lost relative, the shine of good fortune is quick to fade. Frankie loves her life. Even … Continue reading Release Day Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

Series in the Spotlight: The Saga of Emmaline Gildley-King by Lori T. Hurst

About Book 1: A Hint of Darkness...       Emmaline Gidley-King's privileged lifestyle in the Yarra Valley seems assured. However, a shocking incident sets in motion a chain of events that will change the path of her life. At just fourteen, Emmaline is cast into the company of distant relatives travelling to the Palmer … Continue reading Series in the Spotlight: The Saga of Emmaline Gildley-King by Lori T. Hurst

Origin of the Writer: Ben Marshall

Origin of the Writer is a series of essays giving emerging writers the opportunity to share their writing journey so far.  I need another hobby.   I’m a full-time scriptwriter (soap opera and some kids’ television) and my ‘hobby’ is writing unpublished novels.       There’s enough uncertainty in living on one’s wits as … Continue reading Origin of the Writer: Ben Marshall

Quick Shots Book Review: Mothers and Daughters by Kylie Ladd

Mothers and Daughters... About: Four mothers. Four teenage daughters. An isolated tropical paradise with no internet or mobile phone reception. What could possibly go wrong? There's tension, bitchiness, bullying, sex, drunken confessions, bad behaviour and breakdowns - and wait till you see what the teenagers get up to... How can we let our daughters go … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Mothers and Daughters by Kylie Ladd

Behind the Pen with Renee Dahlia

Today on Behind the Pen I have great pleasure in welcoming historical romance fiction author, Renee Dahlia.         In Pursuit of a Bluestocking, the second book in Renee Dahlia’s Bluestocking series released on 12 October 2017. The Bluestocking series follows three women who attend medical school together in Amsterdam in the 1880s, … Continue reading Behind the Pen with Renee Dahlia

New Release Book Review: The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green

The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club… About: Books bring them together - but friendship will transform all of their lives. In 1978 the Northern Territory has begun to self-govern. Cyclone Tracy is a recent memory and telephones not yet a fixture on the cattle stations dominating the rugged outback. Life is hard … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green