Book Review: Eleven Hours by Paullina Simons

Eleven Hours... Book Description: Didi Wood is nine months pregnant, doing some last-minute shopping before the baby is born. Stepping out of the air-conditioned Dallas mall into the cruel heat of the parking lot, she hears a voice behind her ... and the nightmare has begun. Abducted by an increasingly unstable young man, Didi must … Continue reading Book Review: Eleven Hours by Paullina Simons

Book Review: Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin

Black-Eyed Susans... Book Description: I am the star of screaming headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one. As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones, with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. … Continue reading Book Review: Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin

Book Review: Paper Daisies by Kim Kelly

Paper Daisies... Book Description: As 1900 draws to a close, Berylda Jones, having completed her university exams for entry to medicine is heading home to Bathurst for Christmas. Tragically, 'home' is where she and her beloved sister Greta live in terror, under the control of their sadistic Uncle Alec. But this summer Berylda has a … Continue reading Book Review: Paper Daisies by Kim Kelly

Guest Post: Kim Kelly – 10 Year Anniversary Relaunch

Today I welcome one of my favourites to the blog for a first ever guest post, Australian Historical Fiction Author, Kim Kelly. Kim is celebrating 10 years since the publication of her first novel, Black Diamonds. Beautifully repackaged, Black Diamonds is being relaunched on 1 July 2017, along with all her earlier novels, This Red … Continue reading Guest Post: Kim Kelly – 10 Year Anniversary Relaunch

Blog Tour: Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

In Secrets of Southern Girls, the powerful, affecting debut from Haley Harrigan, a young woman uncovers devastating secrets about the friend she thinks she killed… Ten years ago, Julie Portland accidentally killed her best friend, Reba. What’s worse is she got away with it. Consumed by guilt, she left the small town of Lawrence Mill, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

Book Review: Wenna by Virginia Taylor

Wenna... Book Description: The lady’s maid meets her match… Wenna Chenoweth’s future is secure, until dashing Devon Courtney’s illicit flirtation gets her dismissed from her job as a lady’s maid. With nowhere to turn, Wenna is forced to accept Devon’s bold proposal: To be his bride. To enter society on the handsome aristocrat’s arm. To … Continue reading Book Review: Wenna by Virginia Taylor

Book Review: Wild Island by Jennifer Livett

Wild Island... Book Description: 'My name is Harriet Adair, and forty years ago on that ship I was Jane Eyre's companion. That voyage also brought me friendship with another intrepid Jane: Lady Franklin. Her husband, Sir John, the Arctic Lion, was Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land during the six turbulent years when Jane Eyre … Continue reading Book Review: Wild Island by Jennifer Livett

Indepth Book Review: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

The Stars Are Fire... Book Description: In October 1947, after a summer-long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast from Bar Harbor to Kittery and are soon racing out of control from town to village. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband, Gene, joins … Continue reading Indepth Book Review: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve