Book Review: Coral Sea Affair

The Coral Sea Affair by Aussie Author Drew Lindsay is one of many stories about former police officer Ben Hood (this is the first). Ben Hood is a Sydney policeman who is placed on leave for shooting two people against police procedure. He goes back to Karate training and joins a …

Book Review: The Bone Season

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon is a fantasy set in the years 2059 in a London that’s very different thanks to a change in the course of history over two hundred years earlier. The unnaturals, people with clairvoyant abilities of differing types, are hunted and sent to a place …

Book Review: The Tailor’s Girl

The Tailor’s Girl by Fiona McIntosh is a fantastic story of love both lost and found. It’s 1919, and “Jonesy” can’t remember who he is. He remembers glimpses of his times in the trenches, believing he was in the battle of Ypres, but he has no memory of his life …

Book Review: Wild Wood

I was fortunate enough when out shopping this week to stumble across a new release historical fiction by Australian author Posie Graeme-Evans.

Wild Wood

Wild Wood is a story written from multiple viewpoints, and over two time periods.

There are no accidents. There is only fate.

Australian woman Jesse Marley is in London in 1981, at the height of England’s celebrations for the upcoming marriage between Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. A month earlier, her world had been turned upside down by the discovery that she was adopted.

With her emotions running high, she steps into the path of a motorcycle. Pretending she is fine, she bumbles her way into an old church and comes across a waitress named Alicia Donne, who arranges for a doctor friend, Rory Brandon, to help Jesse find treatment for her injuries.

Fate has conspired to bring these three together and they must all deal with the repercussions of Jesse’s head injuries which unlock the secrets to her own past, and Alicia and Rory’s as well.Continue reading

Book Review: Unmade

Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan is the third and final book in the (The Lynburn Legacy #3) Trilogy. We had left Untold with Jared missing and Kami linked to his half brother/cousin Ash. Jared and Ash’s father, Rob Lynburn, has taken over the family home of Aurimere and the town of Sorry-in-the-Vale. In order to …