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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#HERSTORY Q&A :: Tea Cooper :: The Girl in the Painting

The first book I read from Harlequin’s HERSTORY campaign – featuring historical fiction about women who rebel – was Tea Cooper’s The Girl in the Painting. This was my second time reading a book by Tea, having read The Woman in the Green Dress last year, and I absolutely enjoyed both – you can see […]

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#HERSTORY :: The Daughter of Victory Lights :: Kerri Turner

Tonight I’m sharing my review of The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner, which is one of the gorgeous novels in Harlequin Australia’s HERSTORY : Women Who Rebel campaign. This was a wonderful read!  Here’s the synopsis from the publisher’s website (and you can check it out on Goodreads here): 1945: After the thrill […]

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Kidlit :: Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet :: Kate Pankhurst

Hello and happy International Woman’s Day! I have always loved reading stories about wonderful women, and now as a mum it’s really important to me to share those sorts of stories with my daughter. Luckily there’s a bunch of amazing kids’ books around that put the spotlight on women and their achievements. This one, Fantastically […]

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Q&A :: Alison Stuart :: The Postmistress / The Goldminer’s Sister

Ok so it’s no secret I loved Alison Stewart’s The Postmistress when I read it over Christmas (if you haven’t heard me rave about it yet you can check out my review here). I was so thrilled to find out that not only is Alison working on another book set in Maiden’s Creek, but it […]

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#HERSTORY :: The Girl in the Painting :: Tea Cooper

I’m finally sitting down tonight to write up my thoughts on the first book featured in Harlequin Australia’s HERSTORY campaign! I really enjoyed Tea Cooper’s The Woman in the Green Dress when I read it last year (check out my review here), so I was excited to see whether I got along as well with […]

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