The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

In brief: Hortensia and Marion are elderly neighbours but deadly enemies, arguing over the smallest detail. But when a freak accident damages them both, they are forced to actually talk…what will happen? The good: Liked reading about older main characters. The not-so-good: Sometimes a bit too much going on with the backstory and present day... Continue Reading →

Daughter of Mine by Fiona Lowe

In brief: The Chirnwell family are outstanding members of their small local community – on the outside. On the inside, the family members all have their problems and secrets. The good: Jam packed full of drama. The not-so-good: I did lose track of who was who and what their secrets were initially. Why I chose... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading 27/3/17

It's the end of March, which means footy (Australian Rules football) is back! It's always an exciting time with the good-natured rivalry between fans of different clubs and showing your team colours. There have already been some unexpected wins. So that's my weekends sorted until the end of September. This week I had an opportunity... Continue Reading →

The Last McAdam by Holly Ford

In brief: Tess Drummond's job is to turn around fading farms fast for large company Carnarvon Holdings. But Broken Creek is different. The head stockman is the same man she hooked up with at a wedding and the other workers have deep backstories. Can Tess keep her heart at bay to complete her business? The... Continue Reading →

A Letter from Italy by Pamela Hart

In brief: Rebecca Quinn is determined to make a name for herself as a journalist while in Italy during World War I. When her husband leaves to follow a story, she teams up with Italian-American photographer Alessandro. Together, they deliver stories that are important and heart-wrenching. But what of their relationship? The good: The story... Continue Reading →

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