Behind the Pen with Michelle Wright

Today I warmly welcome Michelle Wright to Behind the Pen, chatting about her debut novel, Small Acts of Defiance. Michelle Wright is an award-winning writer who brings to life a remarkable range of characters, winning many awards, including The Age short story competition. Her collection of short stories, Fine, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's … Continue reading Behind the Pen with Michelle Wright

Book Review: Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Mrs England… About the Book: From the bestselling author of The Familiars and The Foundling comes Stacey Halls' most compelling and ambitious novel to date. West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful dynasty of mill … Continue reading Book Review: Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning

The French Gift… About the Book: A forgotten manuscript threatens to unravel the past … Fresnes Prison, 1940: Margot Bisset, a former maid from the Riviera, finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter, Josephine Murant. Together, they are transferred to a work camp in Germany, where the secrets they share … Continue reading Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning