2019 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release · saga

New Release Book Review: White Sands of Summer by J.H. Fletcher

Title: White Sands of Summer Author: J.H. Fletcher Published: May 20th 2019 Publisher: Mira –  AU Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Will wealth and love be theirs for the taking or will they run like sand through their fingers? No-one thought barmaid Shannon Harcourt stood a chance with Hal Maitland, heir to the vast Maitland fortune.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: White Sands of Summer by J.H. Fletcher

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · blog tour · contemporary fiction · saga · Uncategorized

#Blog Tour Review – Trails in the Dust by Joy Dettman

Title: Trails in the Dust Author: Joy Dettman Published: June 25th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Saga RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars After many tumultuous years spent grappling with the past, Jenny Hooper might have expected her latter years to be the best of her life, and they are – until tragedy strikes. Left floundering in a house full of… Continue reading #Blog Tour Review – Trails in the Dust by Joy Dettman

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · saga

Book Review: Return to Prior Park by J Mary Masters

Title: Return to Prior Park Author: J Mary Masters Published: February 28th 2019 Publisher: PMA Books Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Historical Rating: 4 stars A final act of vengeance. An illicit liaison. A passionate affair. In this third instalment of the Belleville family story, loyalties will be tested and new secrets concealed as the family begin to rebuild their shattered lives. But in the… Continue reading Book Review: Return to Prior Park by J Mary Masters

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Book Review: To Love, Honour and Betray by J Mary Masters

Title: To Love, Honour and Betray Author: J Mary Masters Published: July 7th 2017 Publisher: PMA Books Pages: 284 Genres: Fiction, Historical Rating: 4 stars It’s 10 years since the end of book 1, Julia’s Story and the stresses are beginning to show in two marriages. Julia Belleville, now Fitzroy, continues to mourn the daughter she was forced to give up, while her husband James begins to… Continue reading Book Review: To Love, Honour and Betray by J Mary Masters

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Book Review: Julia’s Story by J Mary Masters

Title: Julia’s Story Author: J Mary Masters Published: March 29th 2015 Publisher: PMA Books Pages: 334 Genres: Fiction, Historical Rating: 4 stars It’s 1942. The world is at war. Julia Belleville, the headstrong only daughter of the wealthy Belleville family, falls hopelessly in love with American Army surgeon Dr Philippe Duval. When he is suddenly posted away, Julia is devastated, fearing she will… Continue reading Book Review: Julia’s Story by J Mary Masters

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · romance · saga

New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

Title: The Lost Pearl Author: Emily Madden Published: August 20th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin –  Mira Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Honolulu, Hawaii 1941 On the evening of her sixteenth birthday party, Catherine McGarrie wants nothing more than for the night to be over, even though the opulence of the ballroom befits the daughter of a US Navy Rear Admiral.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

2017 Reviews · Britain · historical fiction · saga · Throwback Thursday · Uncategorized · World War II

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Ambulance Girls by Deborah Burrows

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Synopsis: On duty during London’s Blitz… As death… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Ambulance Girls by Deborah Burrows

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · saga · small town · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

Title: Birthright Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Rural, Saga RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Australian author Fiona Lowe returns with a juicy family saga, set against the backdrop of Victoria’s high country, about unforgettable characters tangled together by a wealthy inheritance, secrets and betrayal. Is an inheritance a privilege or a right?… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

2018 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release · romance · saga

New Release Book Review: The Opal Dragonfly by Julian Leatherdale

Title: The Opal Dragonfly Author: Julian Leatherdale Published: February 21st 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 592 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A daughter sacrifices her reputation, two men bid for the love of a woman, freedom is found in the heart of a dust storm, a father’s legacy reveals past crimes.  Inspired by the glamour and beauty of Elizabeth… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Opal Dragonfly by Julian Leatherdale

2017 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · saga

Book Review: Jewel in the North by Tricia Stringer

Title: Jewel in the North Author:  Tricia Stringer Published: April 24th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 576 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Australian, Saga RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Jewel in the North: A longstanding feud of land and love, a family torn apart and a quest for the ultimate prize… A breathtaking historical family saga of love, death and forgiveness… Continue reading Book Review: Jewel in the North by Tricia Stringer