Book Review: The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer

The Warsaw Orphan… About the Book: Inspired by the real-life heroine who smuggled thousands of Jewish children to safety during WWII, the powerful new novel by the New York Times bestselling author. In the spring of 1942, young Elzbieta Rabinek is aware of the swiftly growing discord just beyond the courtyard of her comfortable Warsaw … Continue reading Book Review: The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer

Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning

The French Gift… About the Book: A forgotten manuscript threatens to unravel the past … Fresnes Prison, 1940: Margot Bisset, a former maid from the Riviera, finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter, Josephine Murant. Together, they are transferred to a work camp in Germany, where the secrets they share … Continue reading Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning

Book Review: The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn

The Last Reunion… About the Book: Five women come together at a New Year's Eve party after decades apart, in this thrilling story of desire, revenge and courage, based on a brave group of Australian and British WWII servicewomen. Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn

Book Review: The Codebreakers by Alli Sinclair

The Codebreakers… About the Book: A compelling story about tenacity and friendship, inspired by the real codebreaking women of Australia's top-secret Central Bureau in WWII. 1943, Brisbane: The war continues to devastate and the battle for the Pacific threatens Australian shores. For Ellie O'Sullivan, helping the war effort means utilising her engineering skills for Qantas … Continue reading Book Review: The Codebreakers by Alli Sinclair

#BlogTour #BookReview: Letters from Berlin by Tania Blanchard

Letters from Berlin... About the Book: Berlin, 1943 As the Allied forces edge closer, the Third Reich tightens its grip on its people. For eighteen-year-old Susanna Göttmann, this means her adopted family including the man she loves, Leo, are at risk. Desperate to protect her loved ones any way she can, Susie accepts the help … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: Letters from Berlin by Tania Blanchard

Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

The Tolstoy Estate... About the Book: Epic in scope, ambitious and astonishingly good, The Tolstoy Estate proclaims Steven Conte as one of Australia's finest writers. In the first year of the doomed German invasion of Russia in WWII, a German military doctor, Paul Bauer, is assigned to establish a field hospital at Yasnaya Polyana - … Continue reading Book Review: The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte

Book Review: The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

The Paris Secret... About the Book: A wardrobe of Dior gowns, a secret kept for sixty-five years, and the three women bound forever by war... from the New York Times bestselling author of THE FRENCH PHOTOGRAPHER. England, 1939: Talented pilot Skye Penrose joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister, Liberty, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

Book Review: The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings... About the Book: Poland, 1941. After the Jews in their town are rounded up, Róza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, spend day and night hidden in a farmer's barn. Forbidden from making a sound, only the yellow bird from her mother's stories can sing the melodies Shira composes in her head. … Continue reading Book Review: The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner