#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · China · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

Title: The Boy with Blue Trousers Author: Carol Jones Published: June 17th 2019 Publisher: Head of Zeus –  GB Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past. 1856, China. In the mulberry groves of the Pearl River Delta, eighteen-year-old Little Cat carries a terrible… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · culture · dual time frame · historical fiction

Book Review: The Concubine’s Child by Carol Jones

Title: The Concubine’s Child Author: Carol Jones Published: April 23rd 2018 Publisher: Head of Zeus Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $27.99 Rating: 5 stars An evocative, multi-generational tale of a family haunted by the death of a young concubine in 1930s Malaysia. In 1930s Malaya a sixteen-year-old girl, dreaming of marriage to her sweetheart, is sold as a concubine to a rich old… Continue reading Book Review: The Concubine’s Child by Carol Jones