2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition

Book Review: Country Roads by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Country Roads Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: January 25 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 312 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Rural Fiction, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The compelling story of a grief-stricken man reeling from tragedy and a hard-working female farmer dealing with betrayal who may just find love and healing with each other. Rebecca Duprey is working day… Continue reading Book Review: Country Roads by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2017 Reviews · Australian · dual time frame · romance

Book Review: The Stationmaster’s Cottage by Phillipa Nefri Clark

Title: The Stationmaster’s Cottage Author: Phillipa Nefri Clark Published: February 14 2017 Publisher: Self published Pages: 338 Genres:  Fiction, Dual Time Frame, Romance RRP: Rating: 4 stars A place where love is eternal and time is no barrier — The Stationmaster’s Cottage Christie Ryan believes her extraordinary life has everything she could ever hope for. She travels the globe as a… Continue reading Book Review: The Stationmaster’s Cottage by Phillipa Nefri Clark

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 · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks

Title: Two by Two Author: Nicholas Sparks Published: October 4 2016 Publisher: Sphere Pages:  416 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards. At 32, Russell Green has it all: a… Continue reading Book Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks

2017 Reviews · historical fiction · retelling · romance · war · World War II

Book Review: The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Beast’s Garden Author: Kate Forsyth Published: August 3rd 2015 Publisher: Vintage Australia Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction,  Historical, War, Romance, Retelling RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars A retelling of The Beauty and The Beast set in Nazi Germany The Grimm Brothers published a beautiful version of the Beauty & the Beast tale called ‘The Singing, Springing Lark’ in 1819. It combines… Continue reading Book Review: The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth

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 · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: The House on Sunset Lake by Tasmina Perry

Title: The House on Sunset Lake Author: Tasmina Perry Published: August 25th 2016 Publisher: Headline Review/Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Tasmina Perry is the bestselling author of The Last Kiss Goodbye and The Proposal. Her new novel is a heart-wrenching love story bejewelled with mysteries and dark secrets, set in the Deep South. If you… Continue reading Book Review: The House on Sunset Lake by Tasmina Perry