REVIEW: The Codebreakers by Alli Sinclair

In brief: Ellie has been recruited to work for the secretive Central Bureau in World War II Brisbane. Her job is to decipher communications from the Japanese, but she can never, ever discuss it. The good: I knew very little about Central Bureau before this book. The not-so-good: I would have liked a little more... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 8/3/21

A very busy week of storms and rain! Fortunately, I had two nice and dry surprises: The Codebreakers by Alli Sinclair  (from Harlequin) is set in Brisbane during World War II. Ellie is working for Qantas, but her logic attracts the interest of Central Bureau, an intelligence organisation working alongside Bletchley Park. Ellie joins a... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

In brief: Rosie Stanton returns home to her family's cane farm in 1948, only to find her father's attitudes haven't moved with the times. Women are still expected to be in the house and foreigners are viewed with suspicion. Can Rosie change that? The good: A lovely story full of drama and ultimately, hope. The... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 28/7/14

Last week passed by very quickly, but there was one constant – the rain. It seems to be wet all the time at the moment and even I'm sick of it! I did have some joy from the letter box though – a nice combination of surprises and books I'd been expected. The first two... Continue Reading →

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