Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Two Questions by Danielle Murray. (2020).

Two Questions by Danielle Murray. (2020). **3 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** Changing countries for love...is it worth it? Would you do it again? Tish Louise, World War II war bride. Meg. Lucie. And… Continue reading Two Questions by Danielle Murray. (2020).

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

The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020).

The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 2 December 2020** 1898, Geelong, Victoria. Stella Truehart is all alone in the world; her horrid husband has been murdered, her mother and grandparents are dead… Continue reading The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020).

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman. (2020).

Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** We first met the Owens in ''Practical Magic'. We discovered the tragedy of the the Owens siblings in ''The Rules of Magic'. Now we learn how it all began ... with a baby abandoned in a snowy English field in the 1600s. Under the… Continue reading Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Elsa Goody, Bushranger by Darry Fraser. (2020).

Elsa Goody, Bushranger by Darry Fraser. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 18 May 2020** It's 1896 in Robe, South Australia. Elsa's brother and father have just died, and she and her sister Rosie are in trouble. Pursued by an… Continue reading Elsa Goody, Bushranger by Darry Fraser. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Silk House by Kayte Nunn. (2020).

The Silk House by Kayte Nunn. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Australian history teacher Thea arrives at an exclusive boarding school in the British countryside and finds out she'll be the housemistress for the first intake of girls in its 150-year history, staying in Silk House, a building with a long and troubled past.… Continue reading The Silk House by Kayte Nunn. (2020).

Australian Author · Crime · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale. (2020).

Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Kings Cross, 1932. Joan is an aspiring crime writer living a wild bohemian life with her friend and flatmate Bernice. On a Saturday night Joan is thrown headfirst into a real crime when they find Ellie, her neighbour, murdered. To… Continue reading Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The White Girl by Tony Birch. (2019).

The White Girl by Tony Birch. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Odette has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. Raising her granddaughter Sissy on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar of the welfare authorities who are removing Aboriginal children from their communities. When the… Continue reading The White Girl by Tony Birch. (2019).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Road to Ironbark by Kaye Dobbie. (2020).

The Road to Ironbark by Kaye Dobbie. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 5 August 2020** 1874, the Victorian Goldfields: in the town of Ironbark, Aurora (who pulled herself from a murky past to build a respectable life) faces ruin… Continue reading The Road to Ironbark by Kaye Dobbie. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020).

The Goldminer's Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020). **4.5 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 8 July 2020** In 1873 Eliza arrives in the goldmining town of Maiden's Creek in search of her brother but instead she… Continue reading The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020).

The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 1912 workmen in Cheapside, London uncover a cache of unimaginable valuable treasure that quickly disappears again. In the present day, respected jewellery historian Kate receives a call about the Cheapside jewels and knows she's on the brink of the experience of a… Continue reading The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020).