Author Archives: Jeannette

About Jeannette

I'm living the dream, reading my way around this country and living in a 5th wheeler caravan.

The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

Book blurb… In this spellbinding and suspenseful debut, a young woman haunted by the past returns home to care for her ailing mother and begins to dig deeper into her sister’s unsolved murder. Sixteen years ago, Sylvie’s sister Persephone never … Continue reading

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Homestead on the River by Rosie Mackenzie

Book blurb… An unforgettable tale of love, loss and betrayal from an exciting new Australian voice in historical fiction.  In stark contrast to her own childhood during the last days of the Raj in India, the spectacular beauty surrounding their … Continue reading

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Whistler’s Bones by Greg Barron

Book Blurb… In 1880, at the age of fifteen, Charlie Gaunt left his home in Bendigo and signed on as a drover with Nat Buchanan. Two years later he was a key man on one of Australia’s greatest cattle drives … Continue reading

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The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan

Book blurb… From the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller The Ruin comes a compulsive new crime thriller featuring DS Cormac Reilly. Being brilliant has never been this dangerous … When Dr Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit and … Continue reading

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Call Me Evie by J. P. Pomare

Book blurb… DON’T TRUST HIM. IT WASN’T ME. IT COULDN’T HAVE BEEN ME. Meet Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in the isolated New Zealand beach town of Maketu. Jim says he’s hiding Evie to … Continue reading

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The Widow of Ballarat by Darry Fraser

Book blurb… A compulsively readable story of passion, adventure and a woman’s quest for independence set against the colourful backdrop of 19th century Bendigo and the goldfields of Ballarat. 1854, Ballarat, Victoria When Nell Amberton’s husband is shot dead by a … Continue reading

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The Slipping Place by Joanna Baker

Book blurb… A stunningly compulsive, darkly suspenseful Australian crime novel that asks how far we would go to protect someone we love. Veronica Cruickshank’s youngest child Roland is her idealistic one – a fighter of lost causes, and the one … Continue reading

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Forget My Name by J.S. Monroe

Book blurb… How do you know who to trust… …when you don’t even know who you are? You are outside your front door. There are strangers in your house. Then you realise. You can’t remember your name. She arrived at … Continue reading

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The Spite Game by Anna Snoekstra

Book blurb… Getting even is a long game… Mercilessly bullied in high school, Ava knows she needs to put the past behind her and move on, but she can’t — not until she’s exacted precise, catastrophic revenge on the people … Continue reading

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Foe by Iain Reid

Book blurb… A taut, philosophical, haunting puzzle of a novel by the acclaimed author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things We don’t get visitors. Not out here.  We never have. Junior and Henrietta live a quiet, solitary life on their farm, far from the … Continue reading

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