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

Quick Shots Book Review: Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss

Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children... About: Bodies of Light  Bodies of Light is a deeply poignant tale of a psychologically tumultuous nineteenth century upbringing set in the atmospheric world of Pre-Raphaelitism and the early suffrage movement. Ally is intelligent, studious and engaged in an eternal - and losing - battle to gain … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss

New Release Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

The Last Hours… About: For most, the Black Death is the end. For a brave few, it heralds a new beginning. When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorseteshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

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

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

My Reading Life: The Wilderness Series by Sara Donati

Today on My Reading Life, I'm going to highlight a series that captured me from the very first book, each instalment joining the others in their permanent home on my shelves. The Wilderness Series by Sara Donati. Epic in scope, each book weighing in at around 900 pages, this series weaves a tapestry of fact … Continue reading My Reading Life: The Wilderness Series by Sara Donati

New Release Book Review: Let Us Be True by Alex Christofi

Let Us Be True... About: Paris, 1958. After a chance encounter, Ralf and Elsa begin a love affair that will mark their lives. Both already bear scars from their continent's violent upheavals. The end of the war brought Ralf to Paris, where he feels he can hide from the past. Elsa meanwhile tries to hide … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Let Us Be True by Alex Christofi