Book Review: The Three Miss Allens

Title: The Three Miss Allens Author: Victoria Purman Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Publication Date: 24th October 2016 Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance Roma Harris has made the life-changing decision to move to the sleepy beachside suburb of Remarkable Bay where she is determined to renovate an old guesthouse. Concerned about her state of mind, Roma’s brother …

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things

Title: The Keeper of Lost Things Author: Ruth Hogan Publisher: Hachette Australia Publication Date: 31st January 2017 Genre: Contemporary Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost thing—rescuing objects others have dropped, misplaced, or accidently left behind—and writing stories about them. As the end nears, he bequeaths his secret life’s mission to his …

Book Review: Bitter Greens

Title: Bitter Greens Author: Australian Author Kate Forsyth Genre(s): Historical Fiction / Fairytale Story-teller Charlotte-Rose de la Force has been banished from the court of Versailles in 1697 following a series of scandalous love affairs. She is sent to the Abbey of Gercy-en-Brie, where she is comforted by an old nun, Sœur …

Book Review: Paper Daisies

Title: Paper Daisies Author: Australian Author Kim Kelly Genre(s): Historical Fiction / Romance As the year 1900 comes to an end, Berylda Jones reluctantly leaves her life and friends at university in Sydney for Bathurst where she finds her sister Greta’s situation is far worse than she ever imagined. Facing an uncertain future of her own thanks …

Book Review: truly madly guilty

I have finally finished truly madly guilty by Liane Moriarty after a weekend away with some friends. Luckily my weekend away didn’t follow the plot of one of her novels. On to the review… Erika and Clementine are friends with a dysfunctional relationship. Erika invites Clementine and her family over …