Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

The Drifter... About the Book: ‘Life isn’t just the breathing part, dear. It’s being here, with you.’ Cate Christie is a drifter, moving restlessly through her carefree youth until tragedy strikes, and her life is changed forever. She flees the city, seeking refuge at her great-aunt Ida’s farm in the wheat fields of Western Australia. … Continue reading Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

New Release Book Review: White Gum Creek by Nicole Hurley-Moore

White Gum Creek... About the Book: A romantic and uplifting tale about two people haunted by their pasts, played out against an authentically vivid rural backdrop. Nick Langtree has lived reclusively on his farm, Winters Hill, ever since the tragic death of his wife. On the occasional trip into nearby White Gum Creek he keeps … Continue reading New Release Book Review: White Gum Creek by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Release Day: Revenge of the Corsairs – Heart of the Corsairs Book 2 by Elizabeth Ellen Carter

About Revenge of the Corsairs: Rescued after two years as a concubine in an Ottoman harem, former debutante Laura Cappleman faces a difficult journey back to normal life. As she travels to Palermo aboard Kit Hardacre’s ship, the Calliope, she is deeply traumatized – and pregnant by her kidnapper. Laura rejects the emotional support of … Continue reading Release Day: Revenge of the Corsairs – Heart of the Corsairs Book 2 by Elizabeth Ellen Carter

New Release Book Review: The Secret Vineyard by Loretta Hill

The Secret Vineyard... About: A sparkling romantic comedy about trust after betrayal, hope after regret, and falling in love after vowing never ever to do it again . . . Single mum Grace has no plans - and no spare time - to fall in love again. Until she moves to her ex-husband's secret vineyard … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Secret Vineyard by Loretta Hill

Quick Shots Book Review: The Cosy Christmas Teashop (The Cosy Teashop #2) by Caroline Roberts

The Cosy Christmas Teashop... About: From sleigh bells to wedding bells . . . After a rocky start, Ellie Hall baked her way into everyone’s hearts at Claverham Castle – even the miserly Lord Henry was won over – and the run-down teashop regained its old sparkle. Now Ellie has upgraded cupcakes for fairy tale … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: The Cosy Christmas Teashop (The Cosy Teashop #2) by Caroline Roberts

My Reading Life: Top Reads for 2017 — International Titles

A week ago I released my top reads for 2017 list, but this was entirely made up of Australian titles. Today's list is an international one and was decided using the same rules as my other list -- minus the requirement that the novel be Australian: 1. Has to have been published in 2017 2. … Continue reading My Reading Life: Top Reads for 2017 — International Titles

Quick Shots Book Review: Feels Like Home by Lisa Ireland

Feels Like Home… About: When celebrity novelist Johanna Morgan surprises everyone by arriving back in Linden Gully three weeks early for her best friend’s wedding, she’s shocked to find her ex-boyfriend Ryan Galloway is back too and well-integrated in the community as the local vet. Jo’s maid-of-honour duties are not the only thing that’s brought … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Feels Like Home by Lisa Ireland