Review: The Perfumer’s Secret by Fiona McIntosh

September 30, 2015 | RRP $32.99

It is 1914 and against her will, Fleurette Delacroix is to marry Aimery De Lasset in a match of convenience that would unite two prestigious perfume families of Grasse. When the Cathedral bells toll at midnight to call their men to war, Fleurette (saved by the bell from sharing a bed with Aimery...

Review: The Secret Son by Jenny Ackland

September 19, 2015 | RRP $29.99

It seems lately, all the books I’m reading are connecting me to my past. THE SECRET SON by Australian author, Jenny Ackland took me back to my Melbournian roots, albeit in a different time period and with people I didn’t know. Jenny Ackland has written a highly original novel, the kind that...

Review : The Soldier’s Wife by Pamela Hart

April 28, 2015

While many stories of War are told on foreign shores, this is a story on the home front. Pamela beautifully captures life in Australia for a woman at this time and how life changed with the onset of War. As a reader I felt immersed in the time and surrounded by the place. This only served to intensi...

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