Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance · Suspense

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** The house in Lakeview Terrace looks perfect and the Bigelows seem like the perfect family: the respected surgeon father, the glamorous mother, the two beautiful children. But underneath the perfect facade hides dark undercurrents. Zane and Britt are terrorised by their violent father and… Continue reading Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

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Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

In A Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O’Connor. (2019).

In A Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O'Connor. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 1851: after the death of her father, Eve is destitute. Unfortunate circumstances see her deported to the colony of NSW. But here fortune smiles on her in the shape of a respectable job offer. At the same time the fiery and… Continue reading In A Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O’Connor. (2019).

Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019).

If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Angie has always wanted to travel but at 27 she's never left her mining hometown of Coober Pedy in Australia. She discovers the world through stories from other travellers. When her grandmother passes away leaving Angie with no family, it's time… Continue reading If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers by Kerri Turner. (2019).

The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers by Kerri Turner. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Valentina has escaped poverty by being a dancer in the Romanovs' Imperial Russian Ballet. She has clawed her way through the ranks with not just her talent, but her alliances with influential men that grant them her body but… Continue reading The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers by Kerri Turner. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance · Suspense

Lawson’s Bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2019).

Lawson's Bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 2008, Henny lost her best friend on what should have been a celebration night and she still struggles with the grief despite never returning to her hometown. Stephen never left, he once had ambitions but after that tragic night stayed close to his… Continue reading Lawson’s Bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019).

Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When Justine (Sagittarius, aspiring journalist and sceptic) bumps into old friend Nick (Aquarius, struggling actor and true believer), it could be by chance or maybe it's written in the stars... Justine works at a magazine which includes a horoscope column that Nick uses to… Continue reading Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

On the Same Page by Penelope Janu. (2018).

On the Same Page by Penelope Janu. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** Miles is a lawyer but she is also secretly a historical romance author under a pen name, Emma. Her assistant covertly enters one of Emma's books into an Australian literary competition and it wins, resulting in Miles's life being turned upside down.… Continue reading On the Same Page by Penelope Janu. (2018).

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

The Binding by Bridget Collins. (2019).

The Binding by Bridget Collins. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Emmett is working on his family's farm when a letter comes summoning him to be an apprentice for a bookbinder; bookbinders evoke fear, superstition and prejudice. He will learn to handcraft beautiful volumes with something unique inside - a memory extracted from people who… Continue reading The Binding by Bridget Collins. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

The Cafe by the Bridge by Lily Malone. (2019).

The Cafe by the Bridge by Lily Malone. (2019). (Chalk Hill, #2). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Taylor is a child psychologist who needs help from restaurateur Abe - he was scammed by the same woman as her brother Will, and Taylor wants justice. Abe is miserable and wants to forget so has returned to… Continue reading The Cafe by the Bridge by Lily Malone. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Romance

The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash. (2017).

The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash. (2017). **4 out of 5 stars** 10 years ago Rachael chose not to move away with her boyfriend Matt in order to care for her sick mum on the farm. Now she has been invited to Matt's wedding all the way in Paris, all expenses paid. Rachel is unprepared… Continue reading The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash. (2017).