#aww2019 · challenges · wrap up

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2019 Complete Post

Welcome to my official wrap up of the 2019 Australian Women Writers Challenge. Over the course of the last year I continued to support the work of our talented Australian Women Writers. On a professional note, I successfully notched up another year working behind the scenes of the challenge as the romance round up editor.… Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge 2019 Complete Post

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense

New Release Book Review: Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald

Title: Starting From Now Author: Fleur McDonald Published: November 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When twenty-five-year-old journalist, Zara Ellison receives her mother’s ominous text message, Call me when you can, Zara knows it’s not good news. Two weeks later, Zara has left her much-loved city life to relocate to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

Title: The Lost Summers of Driftwood Author: Vanessa McCausland Published: December 16th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Is it more dangerous to forget … or to remember? Phoebe’s life has fallen apart and there’s only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

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

New Release Book Review: The Christmas Tree Thief by Phillipa Nefri Clark

Title: The Christmas Tree Thief Author: Phillipa Nefri Clark Published: December 3rd 2019 Publisher: Self Published Pages: 240 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Historical, Mystery RRP: $20.00 Rating: 4 stars Meet Charlotte Dean. She’s moved to the picturesque town of Kingfisher Falls to leave behind her troubled past as a psychiatrist. Charlotte has a great view of the town from the balcony above the bookshop.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Christmas Tree Thief by Phillipa Nefri Clark

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Title: Josephine’s Garden Author: Stephanie Parkyn Published: December 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars France, 1794. In the aftermath of the bloody end to the French Revolution, Rose de Beauharnais stumbles from prison on the day she is to be guillotined. Within a decade, she’ll transform into the scandalous socialite who… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Riverstone Ridge by Mandy Magro

Title: Riverstone Ridge Author: Mandy Magro Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars An authentic and heartfelt story about uncovering who you truly are and where you belong from bestselling Australian author Mandy Magro. After making a mistake that felt like the end of the world… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Riverstone Ridge by Mandy Magro

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Adventure · Africa · contemporary fiction · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Cry of the Firebird by T.M. Clark

Title: Cry of the Firebird Author: T.M. Clark Published: November 18th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars In the badlands of Africa, a resourceful doctor fights to save her patients’ lives. Australian thriller writer T.M. Clark returns with a vivid, action-packed adventure in the tradition of Wilbur Smith.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cry of the Firebird by T.M. Clark

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

New Release Book Review: Darkness For Light by Emma Viskic

Title: Darkness for Light Author: Emma Viskic Published: December 2nd 2019 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars After a lifetime of bad decisions troubled PI Caleb Zelic is finally making good ones. He’s in therapy, reconnecting with the Deaf community, and reconciling with his beloved wife. But he can’t escape his past.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Darkness For Light by Emma Viskic

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Diamond Hunter by Fiona McIntosh

Title: The Diamond Hunter Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: November 1st 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The new historical blockbuster by the bestselling author of The Pearl Thief. ‘It won’t matter how many diamonds you find if you lose the love of your child.’ When six-year-old Clementine Knight loses her mother to malaria during the 1870s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Diamond Hunter by Fiona McIntosh