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

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

New Release Book Review: Codename Suzette by Anne Nelson

Codename Suzette: An Extraordinary Story of Resistance and Rescue in Nazi Paris About: Codename Suzette is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust, an account of extraordinary courage in the face of evil. 'During the German occupation of France, Suzanne Spaak displayed almost super-human courage... Anne Nelson has written an extraordinary book that finally … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Codename Suzette by Anne Nelson

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

New Release Book Review: Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones

Ache... About: A year ago, a devastating bushfire ripped Annie's world apart - killing her grandmother, traumatising her young daughter and leaving her mother's home in the mountains half destroyed. Annie fled back to the city, but the mountain continues to haunt her. Now, drawn by a call for help from her uncle, she's going … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones

New Release Book Review: The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War by Barry Turner

The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War... About: Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode. Berlin, 1948 - a divided city in a divided country in a divided Europe. The ruined German capital lay 120 miles inside Soviet-controlled eastern Germany. Stalin wanted the Allies … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War by Barry Turner