New Release Book Review: Mutiny on the Bounty by Peter Fitzsimons

Mutiny on the Bounty: A saga of sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny, and survival against extraordinary odds… About the Book: The dramatic story of Captain William Bligh, Fletcher Christian and history's most famous mutiny, brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller. The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mutiny on the Bounty by Peter Fitzsimons

New Release Book Review: The King’s War by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

The King’s War… About the Book: The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The King’s War by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

Movie Recommendation: The Zookeeper’s Wife

Beginning in 1939, set in Warsaw, Poland, The Zookeeper's Wife tells the true story of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, and how they rescued and saved the lives of more than 300 Jewish people from the Warsaw Ghetto throughout the years of Nazi occupation within Poland. At the beginning of the movie, … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: The Zookeeper’s Wife

New Release Book Review: What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

What Will Be Worn: A McWhirters Story... About the Book: Sometimes it seems the most invaluable stories can be found in the unlikeliest of corners. For all who know Brisbane, McWhirters, a once celebrated department store in Fortitude Valley, is an icon. For Melissa Fagan, it is also the starting point for this remarkable exploration … Continue reading New Release Book Review: What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

TV Series in Review: The Collection – Historical Drama

  Earlier this year, I read The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester, an absolutely gorgeous novel that I loved to bits. I went into a fair bit of detail in that review about my love for fashion, specifically: I will happily admit up front that I love fashion. My grandmother was a dressmaker, professionally in … Continue reading TV Series in Review: The Collection – Historical Drama

Behind the Pen with P.J. Roscoe

Today I warmly welcome UK multi-genre author, P.J. Roscoe, to Behind the Pen. Over to you Paula...     How many novels have you written and published? I have written five novels. ‘Echoes’, ‘Freya’s Child’, ‘Between Worlds’, ‘Diary of Margery Blake’ are all available now. ‘Where Rivers Meet’ is in the queue at the publishers … Continue reading Behind the Pen with P.J. Roscoe