Historical

Death Leaves the Station, Review: Thorpe’s vintage mystery

Death Leaves the Station, Review: Thorpe’s vintage mystery

Death Leaves the Station by Alexander Thorpe is a classy homage to the classic whodunnit and a highly intriguing and entertaining crime read. Read on for my full review. Death Leaves the Station Book Synopsis It’s 1927 and a lapsed Catholic friar,…

Letters from Berlin, Review: Tania Blanchard’s stirring saga

Letters from Berlin, Review: Tania Blanchard’s stirring saga

Letters From Berlin by Tania Blanchard is stirring and emotion-fueled WWII fiction from the non-Nazi German perspective. Read on for our full review. Letters from Berlin Book Synopsis From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams comes…

The Sleeping Nymph / Painted in Blood by Ilaria Tuti, Book Review

The Sleeping Nymph / Painted in Blood by Ilaria Tuti, Book Review

Ilaria Tuti’s The Sleeping Nymph (aka Painted in Blood) is a criminally good character-driven crime thriller and uniquely captivating historical mystery in translation. Read on for our full review. The Sleeping Nymph Book Synopsis In the highly anticipated follow-up to Flowers…

The Burning Island by Jock Serong, Review: Engrossing prose

The Burning Island by Jock Serong, Review: Engrossing prose

The Burning Island by Jock Serong is an engrossing historical adventure, a mystery thriller and tale of great love. Read on for our full review. The Burning Island Book Synopsis A father’s obsession. A daughter’s quest. Eliza Grayling, born in Sydney…

The Doctor of Aleppo by Dan Mayland, Review: Confronting thriller

The Doctor of Aleppo by Dan Mayland, Review: Confronting thriller

The Doctor of Aleppo by Dan Mayland offers readers a compelling action thriller and confronting modern-history lesson. Read on for our full review. The Doctor of Aleppo Book Synopsis While working in the ancient Silk Road city of Aleppo, American Hannah Johnson…

Inheritance of Secrets: Sonya Bates on ‘What’s in a name?’

Inheritance of Secrets: Sonya Bates on ‘What’s in a name?’

Today we welcome author Sonya Bates to discuss the importance of title selection and the journey that involved for her debut adult novel, historical fiction thriller Inheritance of Secrets. Plus, thanks to HarperCollins Australia we have 2 paperback copies of Inheritance of…

The Deceptions: Q&A with author Suzanne Leal

The Deceptions: Q&A with author Suzanne Leal

Today we welcome bestselling author Suzanne Leal to discuss her new release The Deceptions (Allen&Unwin), a searing, compassionate tale of love and duplicity-and family secrets better left buried – fiction inspired by a true story of wartime betrayal. Q&A with Suzanne Leal…

Iron Heart by MC D’Alton & Melanie Page – Author Post

Iron Heart by MC D’Alton & Melanie Page – Author Post

Today we welcome MC D’Alton, to discuss her journey (along with fellow Australian author Melanie Page and writing partner) as they release their new steampunk romance novel Iron Heart. This is the first title in their planned Iron Universe series….