#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning

Title: The Lost Jewels Author: Kirsty Manning Published: March 31st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Historical/Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars From the bestselling author of The Jade Lily comes a thrilling modern-day treasure hunt brimming with family secrets. ‘…seamlessly blending fact with fiction to create a truly stunning story, it’s a heartwarming tale by one of Australia’s best… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning

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

New Release Book Review: The Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

Title: The Jade Lily Author: Kirsty Manning Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 456 Genres: Fiction, Historical/Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars In 2016, fleeing London with a broken heart, Alexandra returns to Australia to be with her grandparents, Romy and Wilhelm, when her grandfather is dying. With only weeks left together, her grandparents begin to reveal the family mysteries they… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

2017 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction

Book Review: The Midsummer Garden by Kirsty Manning

Title: The Midsummer Garden Author:  Kirsty Manning Published: March 29th 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Travelling between lush gardens in France, windswept coastlines of Tasmania, to Tuscan hillsides and beyond, The Midsummer Garden lures the reader on an unforgettable culinary and botanical journey. 1487 Artemisia is young to be in charge of the… Continue reading Book Review: The Midsummer Garden by Kirsty Manning

Q & A

Q & A with Kirsty Manning, Author of The Midsummer Garden and Giveaway

It my pleasure to welcome debut author Kirsty Manning to Mrs B’s Book Reviews for a Q & A session. This follows a review to come of Kirsty’s  breathtaking first novel The Midsummer Garden on the blog. Kirsty is kindly offering one copy of her novel The Midsummer Garden to a lucky recipient. Scroll down to… Continue reading Q & A with Kirsty Manning, Author of The Midsummer Garden and Giveaway