The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee

In brief: In Hong Kong, three expatriate women are going through difficult times: Margaret has lost her child, Mercy can't move forward due to her past and Hilary desperately wants a child. Circumstances bring them all together… The good: Janice Y.K. Lee always writes powerful, emotive stories. The not-so-good: What happened to G? Why I... Continue Reading →

In at the Deep End by Penelope Janu

In brief: Harriet Scott is an environmental activist/teacher with a secret – her fear of water. When she meets Commander Per Amundsen in Antarctic waters, little did she know it would set off a change of events that would have her facing her fears. The good: Excellent characterisation with witty dialogue between Harriet and Per.... Continue Reading →

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