All the Murmuring Bones is pictured standing upright with the cover facing the camera. Right behind it in the background is a herb garden filled with parsley and sage and rosemary (and I'm sure there's some thyme too!)

Orphaned as a young child, Miren O’Malley has been brought up by her grandparents on their isolated, rambling estate Hob’s Hallow. Long ago her family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer, the terrifying creatures who live in the depths of the sea: safety for their merchant ships in return for a child […]

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Review :: The French Gift :: Kirsty Manning

A copy of The French Gift by Kirsty Manning sits in a sunbeam on a wooden table with a cup of coffee next to it.

Fresnes Prison, 1940: Margot Bisset, a former maid from the Riviera, finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter, Josephine Murant. Together, they are transferred to a work camp in Germany, where the secrets they share will bind them for generations to come. Present-day Paris: Evie Black lives above her botanical […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Waking Romeo :: Kathryn Barker

YEAR: 2083. LOCATION: LONDON. MISSION: WAKE ROMEO. It’s the end of the world. Literally. Time travel is possible, but only forwards. And only a handful of families choose to remain in the ‘now’, living off the scraps that were left behind. Among these are eighteen-year-old Juliet and the love of her life, Romeo. But things […]

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Kidlit :: Pepper Creek Ponies: A New Friend :: Jess Black & Serena Geddes

When Abby moves from the city to the country, she misses her old life. Despite her fear of horses, she visits Pepper Creek Pony Club in the hope of making friends. But Abby quickly learns that being a horse-girl is harder than she thought. Will Abby ever make a new friend? Ok, so we all […]

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Christmassy :: Q&A :: Angela May George

Hello friends and merry Christmas Eve! It’s just after 10pm here in Canberra, so very close to the big day, and I have one more Christmassy chat to share. I have really loved doing this, and am hoping to be able to keep bringing some behind the scenes chats with authors all through next year. […]

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