Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

The Good Sister... About: Two Isobels. A lifetime of regret. A love that spans the years In 1938, as the world hurtled towards war, twenty-year-old Isobel MacDonald fell madly in love. But fate and her own actions conspired to deny her the happiness she yearned for. Many years later, plagued with regrets and with a … Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

Release Day Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

 Fortunate Friends… About: Three women in their thirties. Different backgrounds, different beliefs, different aspirations; same good fortune. For Shauna, celebrations surrounding an unexpected windfall are short-lived. Facing a lawsuit, her mother’s unpredictable behaviour, and the sudden appearance of a long-lost relative, the shine of good fortune is quick to fade. Frankie loves her life. Even … Continue reading Release Day Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

Quick Shots Book Review: Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss

Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children... About: Bodies of Light  Bodies of Light is a deeply poignant tale of a psychologically tumultuous nineteenth century upbringing set in the atmospheric world of Pre-Raphaelitism and the early suffrage movement. Ally is intelligent, studious and engaged in an eternal - and losing - battle to gain … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss

New Release Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

The Last Hours… About: For most, the Black Death is the end. For a brave few, it heralds a new beginning. When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorseteshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

Series in the Spotlight: The Saga of Emmaline Gildley-King by Lori T. Hurst

About Book 1: A Hint of Darkness...       Emmaline Gidley-King's privileged lifestyle in the Yarra Valley seems assured. However, a shocking incident sets in motion a chain of events that will change the path of her life. At just fourteen, Emmaline is cast into the company of distant relatives travelling to the Palmer … Continue reading Series in the Spotlight: The Saga of Emmaline Gildley-King by Lori T. Hurst

Quick Shots Book Review: Chasing Windmills by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Chasing Windmills... About: A modern-day rendering of West Side Story born on a New York City subway car and nurtured under the windmills of the Mojave Desert. Both Sebastian and Maria live in a world ruled by fear. Sebastian, a lonely seventeen-year-old, is suffocating under his dominant father’s control. In the ten years since his mother passed … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Chasing Windmills by Catherine Ryan Hyde