Wanderlust on the Web and Finding a Way Home Momo Freaks Out Synopsis : A long time ago, way before Facebook and Instagram, and when no one had even considered Snapchat, there were blogs. One day, bored at work, Momo, a typical twenty-something, discovered this curious new underworld of secret diaries. Soon she’s living her life online, […]
‘Keeping her secret may save her family. But telling it may save her life.’ The Hidden Hours Synopsis : Arabella Lane, senior executive at a children’s publisher, is found dead in the Thames on a frosty winter’s morning after the office Christmas party. No one is sure whether she jumped or was pushed. The one person who may […]
Today we welcome Robert Wainwright to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us the writing journey that led to his latest book, Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian actress who became one of London’s most famous suffragists. And, thanks to Harper Collins Australia – ABC Books, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I have been […]
Three months into 2017, I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 8 great titles I’ve read for the Aussie Author Challenge 2017 so far.
From the Wreck Synopsis : From the Wreck tells the remarkable story of George Hills, who survived the sinking of the steamship Admella off the South Australian coast in 1859. Haunted by his memories and the disappearance of a fellow survivor, George’s fractured life is intertwined with that of a woman from another dimension, seeking refuge on Earth. This […]
Otto Berliner Investigates… The Unfortunate Victim : Based on a true story… At midnight on 28 December 1864, in the Australian gold-mining town of Daylesford, young newly-wed Maggie Stuart lies dead in her own blood. Rumour and xenophobia drive speculation over the identity of her killer, and when a suspect is apprehended, police incompetence and defence counsel […]
We seem to have an inadvertent ‘fiction based on facts’ theme going on this week. The Unfortunate Victim by Greg Pyers [ Amazon | Book Depository ] This historical detective novel from Greg Pyers based on a true story, is one of the 2017 releases by Aussie Authors I’ve been particularly looking forward. Recent release, review copy from Scribe Publications.
Winter Traffic Synopsis : Sutton doesn’t like the three a.m. phone calls. He should change his number—that way Rawson wouldn’t have it. Sutton’s best mate is a hero cop, but strife flows through him like a highway. He was supposed to die young. Maybe Millar will do it for him: she’s the hot young detective from Internal […]
Our Tiny, Useless Hearts Synopsis : Henry has ended his marriage to Caroline and headed off to Noosa with Mercedes’ grade three teacher, Martha. Caroline, having shredded a wardrobe-full of Henry’s suits, has gone after them. Craig and Lesley have dropped over briefly from next door to catch up on the fallout from Henry and Caroline’s all-night […]
Today we welcome Cassandra Austin to Booklover Book Reviews to share the inspiration behind her debut novel All Fall Down. And, thanks to Penguin Random House Australia, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I blame the existence of my novel All Fall Down on Mr. Causabon. Remember Mr. Causabon? Dorothea’s unbearably dry and pedantic husband in […]