Book Promo: Gulliver’s Wife by Lauren Chater

During this crazy time of Covid-19, many authors have had their book launches and events, understandably, but disappointingly, cancelled. In lieu of this, I’ve opened my blog to authors affected by this situation to talk about their new release. Lauren Chater is the author of the best-selling historical novel The Lace Weaver which was released … Read more

Book Review: The Paris Seamstress

The Paris Seamstress Author: Natasha Lester Published: April 2018 Publisher: Hachette My Rating: 5* / 5*   1940: A young Parisian seamstress escapes to New York from the war with only a sewing machine and a dream. 2015: A young Australian woman is summoned to attend her dying grandmother’s pret-a-porter retrospective at the annual Met … Read more

Book Review: The Tea Gardens

    . The Tea Gardens Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: 2017 Publisher: Penguin My Rating: 4.5/5 A lively dash of adventure. A sweet pinch of spice. A dangerous twist of passion. Spirited Doctor Isla Fenwick is determined to work at the coalface of medicine in India before committing to life as a dutiful wife. With … Read more

Author Interview: Natasha Lester

This week I have something very special for you. An interview with the amazing Australian author Natasha Lester. Natasha is fast becoming one of Australia’s favourite historical fiction novelists, a fact that will be all but cemented with the upcoming release of her latest book “Her Mother’s Secret”, due out next Tuesday, March 28th, 2017. … Read more