Book Review: Allegra in Three Parts by Suzanne Daniel

Allegra in Three Parts… About the Book: ‘I can split myself in two... something I have to do because of Joy and Matilde. They are my grandmothers and I love them both and they totally love me but they can't stand each other.’ Eleven-year-old Allegra shuttles between her grandmothers who live next door to one … Continue reading Book Review: Allegra in Three Parts by Suzanne Daniel

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Maya Linnell

It gives me great pleasure to welcome debut author Maya Linnell to Behind the Pen today, here to share with us a few of her favourites. Over to you Maya... What is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? One of my favourite Wildflower Ridge characters is Nanna Pearl. She’s only a minor … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Maya Linnell

New Release Book Review: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village… About the Book: Joanna Nell's life-affirming debut is a moving, funny, heart-warming tale of love and community in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Grace and Frankie. The life of 79-year-old pensioner PEGGY SMART is as beige as the decor in her retirement village. … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

New Release Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart... About the Book: An enchanting and captivating novel, about how our untold stories haunt us - and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive. After her family suffers a tragedy, nine-year-old Alice Hart is forced to leave her idyllic seaside home. She is taken in by her … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

New Release Book Review: The Secrets We Keep by Shirley Patton

The Secrets We Keep… About the Book: A mother’s secret, a father’s betrayal, a town on the edge… When social worker Aimee arrives in the mining town of Kalgoorlie, she is ready for a fresh start. Her colleagues Lori and Paddy seem friendly, and she is also drawn to one of her cases: the Steele … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Secrets We Keep by Shirley Patton

New Release Book Review: Stone Circle by Kate Murdoch

Stone Circle... About: Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse? When Antonius’s father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.When a competition is … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Stone Circle by Kate Murdoch