#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · Ireland · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Scholar Author: Dervla McTiernan Published: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller The Ruin comes a compulsive new crime thriller featuring DS Cormac Reilly. Being brilliant has never been this dangerous … When Dr Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · fiction · Ireland · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

Title: Beneath The Veil Author: Bernadette O’Connor Published: February 28th 2019 Publisher: Karen McDermott Pages: 378 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Nobody knows what lies Beneath the Veil. Clara grows up haunted by the dark secrets of her past: a deadly betrayal, unspoken and unspeakable. Clara is too scared to speak her truth, knowing she will be condemned and punished… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · blog tour · contemporary fiction · Ireland · new release

Blog Tour Review: The House of Second Chances by Esther Campion

Title: The House of Second Chances Author: Esther Campion Published: February 12th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Can a house heal heartache? From coastal Australia to the rugged beauty of Ireland, an enchanting novel of starting over, in the tradition of Maeve Binchy and Monica McInerney Their grandmother’s stone cottage was always a welcome retreat in… Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The House of Second Chances by Esther Campion

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · Ireland · mystery

Book Review: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Ruin Author: Dervla McTiernan Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Galway 1993: Young Garda Cormac Reilly is called to a scene he will never forget. Two silent, neglected children – fifteen-year-old Maude and five-year-old Jack – are waiting for him at a crumbling country house. Upstairs, their… Continue reading Book Review: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · Greece · Guest Review · Ireland · life lit · Mrs R Review · romance · women's fiction

Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

Title: Leaving Ocean Road Author:  Esther Campion Published: July 25th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Twenty years ago, Ellen left her beloved Ireland to make a new life in Australia. Now struggling to cope with the death of her much loved husband, Nick, Ellen finds her world turned upside down when an… Continue reading Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

2017 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · Ireland · women's fiction

Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

Title: Keep You Safe Author:  Melissa Hill Published: August 21st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars For single mum Kate O’Hara, there was no decision to make. Her daughter Rosie is one of a small percentage of Irish children with a disorder that prevents her from being vaccinated against measles. All… Continue reading Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

2017 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Ireland · romance · women's fiction

Book Review: The Break by Marian Keyes

Title: The Break Author: Marian Keyes Published: September 7th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 576 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Amy’s husband Hugh isn’t really leaving her. At least, that’s what he promises. He is just taking a break – from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. For… Continue reading Book Review: The Break by Marian Keyes