Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn. (2021).

The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth Army, fighting a forgotten war in the jungle. Assigned to run a mobile canteen, they become embroiled in life-threatening battles of their own. Oxford, 1976. A woman… Continue reading The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn. (2021).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Half Life by Jillian Cantor. (2021).

Half Life by Jillian Cantor. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Poland, 1891. Marie Curie (then Marya Sklodowska) was engaged to a budding mathematician, Kazimierz Zorawski. But after his mother insisted Marya was not good enough, he broke off the engagement. A heartbroken Marya left Poland for Paris to study chemistry and physics at the… Continue reading Half Life by Jillian Cantor. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Crime · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to the author for getting in contact and sending me a free copy of this novel, I am very appreciative** Names like Castro, Hussein and Gaddafi have all haunted the Western world, but none have invoked as much fear in the… Continue reading The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. (2021).

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1939. Odile is obsessed with books, and her new job at the American Library in Paris - with its thriving community of students, writers and book lovers - is a dream come true. When war is declared, the Library is determined… Continue reading The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. (2021).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little. (2020).

The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** The unforgettable story of the sisters who changed fashion forever. Abandoned at a convent orphanage, Antoinette and Gabrielle are raised for simple lives but dream of a glittering future. Their journey leads them through bohemian cafés and stylish music halls to Paris with… Continue reading The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Rebecca becomes the postmistress in a sleepy seaside town, needing to be anonymous after a Sydney scandal. But she is immediately confronted with the news that her predecessor committed suicide. Her hopes for a quiet life are soon threatened by the attentions of… Continue reading The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** In 1960, 11 year old Joy lives in constant fear of her father. She tries to make him happy but he keeps reminding her she's nothing but a filthy sinner destined for hell. Yet decades later she returns to the farm to nurse… Continue reading The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

The Quarantine Station by Michelle Montebello. (2019).

The Quarantine Station by Michelle Montebello. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** 1918. Londoner Rose lands on the shores of Sydney and takes a job as a parlourmaid at the North Head Quarantine Station. It's a place of turmoil, segregated classes and strict rules concerning staff fraternisation. But some rules are made to be broken.… Continue reading The Quarantine Station by Michelle Montebello. (2019).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020).

The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Berlin, 1938. Germany is on the brink of war. When fledgling reporter Georgie is posted to Berlin alongside fellow Londoner Max Spender, she knows they are entering the eye of the storm. Arriving to a city covered in red flags and crawling with… Continue reading The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print).

The Bushranger's Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 6 January 2021** Central Highlands of Victoria, 1861. Jack the Devil is a notorious bushranger… Continue reading The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print).