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

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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Golden Child by Wendy James

Title: The Golden Child Author: Wendy James Published: January 23rd 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Australia Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Australian RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Can bad children happen to good mothers? A totally absorbing novel, for readers of Liane Moriarty, Lionel Shriver and Christos Tsiolkas. Blogger Lizzy’s life is buzzing, happy, normal. Two gorgeous children, a… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Golden Child by Wendy James

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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: To Capture What We Cannot Keep by Beatrice Colin

Title: To Capture What We Cannot Keep Author: Beatrice Colin Published: January 3rd 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love. In… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: To Capture What We Cannot Keep by Beatrice Colin

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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Liberation by Kate Furnivall

Title: The Liberation Author: Kate Furnivall Published: November 3rd 2016 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Australia Pages: 560 Genres: Fiction, Historical, War RRP: $19.95 Rating: 4 stars Italy, 1945: as British and American troops attempt to bring order to the devastated cities, its population fights each other to survive. Caterina Lombardi is desperate – her mother has abandoned them already and… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Liberation by Kate Furnivall

2016 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Walking the Line by Mandy Magro

Title: Walking the Line Author: Mandy Magro Published: November 21st 2016 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $29.95 Rating: 4 stars For how long can secrets stay buried? Country-loving Dallas Armstrong is a hard-as-nails bull rider, who dreams of becoming Australian champion, just like his father, Mick, was. But when he discovers a shocking secret… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Walking the Line by Mandy Magro