New Release Book Review: The Missing Man by Peter Rees

The Missing Man... About the Book: From the outback to Tarakan, the powerful story of Len Waters, the RAAF's only WWII Aboriginal fighter pilot.   He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and he should have had a world of opportunity ahead of him … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Missing Man by Peter Rees

New Release Book Review: Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham

Eleanor's Secret... About the Book: London, 1942 When art school graduate, Eleanor Roy, is recruited by the War Artists Advisory Committee, she comes one step closer to realising her dream of becoming one of the few female war artists. But breaking into the art establishment proves difficult until Eleanor meets painter, Jack Valante, only to … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham

New Release Book Review: Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

Burning Fields... About the Book: 1948. The world is struggling to regain a sense of balance after the devastation of World War II, and the sugar cane–growing community of Piri River in northern Queensland is no exception. As returned servicemen endeavour to adjust to their pre–war lives, women who had worked for the war effort … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

New Release Book Review: The Juliet Code by Christine Wells

The Juliet Code... About the Book: It’s 1947 and the war is over, but Juliet Barnard is still tormented by secrets. She was a British agent and wireless operator in occupied Paris until her mission went critically wrong. Juliet was caught by the Germans, imprisoned and tortured in a mansion in Paris’s Avenue Foch. Now … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Juliet Code by Christine Wells

Sunday Spotlight with Christine Wells — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

As a follow up to my Behind the Pen chat on Wednesday with Christine Wells, I thought I'd share with you this more indepth interview we did for the Australian Women Writers Challenge. A signed copy of The Juliet Code is still up for grabs so enter on either blog for your chance to win! … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Christine Wells — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Film Tie-In by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society... About the Book: A celebration of literature, love, and the power of the human spirit, this warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining novel is the story of an English author living in the shadow of World War II and the writing project that will dramatically change her … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Film Tie-In by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Book Review: Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves by Rachel Malik

Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves... About the Book: A novel with a crime at its heart, based on the extraordinary life of the author's own grandmother. During the Second World War, Rene Hargreaves leaves her children with her aunt and boards a train without buying a return ticket, so sure is she that she never … Continue reading Book Review: Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves by Rachel Malik