2017 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Making of Christina by Meredith Jaffe

Title: The Making of Christina Author:  Meredith Jaffe Published: July 25th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Interior designer Christina Clemente is caught off guard by an intense affair with her charismatic client. Jackson Plummer quickly becomes the cure to Christina’s loneliness and a surrogate father to her young daughter Bianca. When Jackson suggests… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Making of Christina by Meredith Jaffe

2017 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · romance · suspense

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Diamond Sky by Annie Seaton

Title: Diamond Sky Author:  Annie Seaton Published: June 27th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 356 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The Kimberley can be a haven for those who can stand the heat, but its isolated beauty can also be deadly, if you’re not paying attention… The remote Matsu diamond mine in the Kimberley is the perfect place… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Diamond Sky by Annie Seaton

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · romance · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

Title: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters Author:  Susan Mallery Published: July 10th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $22.49 Rating: 3.5 stars A wonderful story full of romance, forgiveness and the unavoidable ties that bind, SECRETS OF THE TULIP SISTERS is Susan Mallery at her very best. Kelly Murphy’s life as a tulip farmer is pretty… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Author:  Gail Honeyman Published: June 1st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $36.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · mystery · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf

Title: Not A Sound Author:  Heather Gudenkauf Published: May 22nd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters–her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora. Now, two years later… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · historical fiction · romance

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Her Mother’s Secret by Natasha Lester

Title: Her Mother’s Secret Author: Natasha Lester Published: March 28 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction,  Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars 1918, England. Armistice Day should bring peace into Leonora’s life. Rather than secretly making cosmetics in her father’s chemist shop to sell to army nurses such as Joan, her adventurous Australian friend, Leo hopes to now display… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Her Mother’s Secret by Natasha Lester

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · New Zealand · romance · rural ficition

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Last McAdam by Holly Ford

Title: The Last McAdam Author: Holly Ford Published: March 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 300 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars This romantic, irresistibly entertaining novel tells the story of Tess Drummond, who’s been sent to turn around the fortunes of a remote sheep and cattle station her employer has taken over. What Tess hasn’t… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Last McAdam by Holly Ford