Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

The Boy with Blue Trousers... About the Book: 1856, China In the mulberry groves of the Pearl River Delta, eighteen-year-old Little Cat carries a terrible secret. And so, in disguise as a boy in blue trousers, she makes the long and difficult passage to Australia, a faraway land of untold riches where it is said … Continue reading Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

The Blue Rose... About the Book: Moving between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution and inspired by the true story of the quest for a blood-red rose. Viviane de Faitaud has grown up alone at the Chateau de Belisama-sur-le-Lac in Brittany, for her father, the Marquis de Ravoisier, lives at … Continue reading Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

Book Review: A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird

A Lifetime of Impossible Days... About the Book: Tabitha Bird’s stunning debut is a magical, life-affirming novel about heartbreak, healing and learning to forgive yourself. Meet Willa Waters, aged 8 . . . 33 . . . and 93. On one impossible day in 1965, eight-year-old Willa receives a mysterious box containing a jar of … Continue reading Book Review: A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Sasha Wasley

Today I welcome Sasha Wasley to Behind the Pen, author of the beloved Paterson sisters series. She’s here to share with us a few of her favourites. Over to you, Sasha… What is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? Free Paterson who starred in True Blue is a real favourite with me … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Sasha Wasley

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

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Elizabeth Coleman

Today I warmly welcome Elizabeth Coleman to Behind the Pen, here to share with us a few of her favourites. Over to you Elizabeth… What is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? I have a particular soft spot for Dave Rendall, a suburban solicitor in Losing the Plot. Dave is a real … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Elizabeth Coleman