Book Review: Sisters of the Resistance by Christine Wells

About the Book: Paris, 1944: The war is nearly over, but for members of the Resistance in occupied France, it is more dangerous than ever before. Twenty-five-year-old Gabby Foucher loathes the Nazis, though as the concierge of 10 rue Royale, she does her best to avoid conflict—unlike her bolder sister Yvette, who finds trouble at … Continue reading Book Review: Sisters of the Resistance by Christine Wells

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: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

About the Book: Secrets My Father Kept is a captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience, as the clock inexorably ticks down to a devastating world war. It’s February 1939. As the Führer edges towards an invasion of Poland, total war looms in Europe. However, in Krakow, seventeen-year-old Marie Karska’s primary concern is the … Continue reading Book Review: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

Book Review: Retrospective by Kelly Van Nelson

Retrospective… About the Book: From the #1 bestselling author of Graffiti Lane and Punch and Judy comes another edgy poetry collection packed with explosive emotion and pulsing with candid insights into the underbelly of urban life. Retrospective takes a raw trip down memory lane, delving into the mind of a child navigating the streets of … Continue reading Book Review: Retrospective by Kelly Van Nelson

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Meg Bignell

Today I am delighted to welcome Meg Bignell to Behind the Pen. Meg's latest book, Welcome to Nowhere River, releases today and to celebrate, she’s sharing a few of her favourites with us. Over to you Meg, what is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? Susannah from The Sparkle Pages is my … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Meg Bignell

#BlogTour #BookReview: The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

The Sister’s Gift… About the Book: Two sisters, one baby and the best of intentions... As a vibrant young woman with a lifetime of possibilities ahead of her, Freya grants her sister, Pearl, the ultimate gift of motherhood. But this comes at a hefty price – an unexpected rift in her family and the loss … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

Book Review: Gulliver’s Wife by Lauren Chater

Gulliver’s Wife... Book Review: Birth. Death. Wonder … One woman’s journey to the edge of love and loyalty from the bestselling author of The Lace Weaver London, 1702. When her husband is lost at sea, Mary Burton Gulliver, midwife and herbalist, is forced to rebuild her life without him. But three years later when Lemuel … Continue reading Book Review: Gulliver’s Wife by Lauren Chater