Book Review: The Duchess’s Tattoo by Daisy Goodwin

The Duchess’s Tattoo... About the Book: Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. In "The Duchess’s Tattoo", Cora … Continue reading Book Review: The Duchess’s Tattoo by Daisy Goodwin

Book Review: The Forgotten Letters Of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

The Forgotten Letters Of Esther Durrant... About the Book: 1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the … Continue reading Book Review: The Forgotten Letters Of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

Book Review: The Cinema at Starlight Creek by Alli Sinclair

The Cinema at Starlight Creek… About the Book: A heart-stirring novel of loss, love and new hope set against the glamorous backdrop of 1950s Hollywood and a small Australian country town. How far would you go to follow your dream? Queensland, 1994: When location manager Claire Montgomery arrives in rural Queensland to work on a … Continue reading Book Review: The Cinema at Starlight Creek by Alli Sinclair

Book Review: The Tiger Catcher by Paullina Simons

The Tiger Catcher... About the Book: Can true love ever die? The first novel in a beautiful, heartbreaking new trilogy from Paullina Simons, the international bestselling author of Tully and The Bronze Horseman. Julian lives a charmed life in Los Angeles. Surrounded by friends, he is young, handsome, and runs a successful business. Everything changes … Continue reading Book Review: The Tiger Catcher by Paullina Simons

Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

The Doll Factory... About the Book: The Doll Factory, the debut novel by Elizabeth Macneal, is an intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of … Continue reading Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

Book Review: Cape May by Chip Cheek

Cape May... About the Book: SEPTEMBER 1957 Henry and Effie, young newlyweds from Georgia, arrive in Cape May, New Jersey, for their honeymoon. It's the end of the season and the town is deserted. As they tentatively discover each other, they begin to realize that everyday married life might be disappointingly different from their happily-ever-after … Continue reading Book Review: Cape May by Chip Cheek