Category Archives: Historical Fiction

The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

Book blurb… From Pearl Harbor to the shores of Sydney, a family secret that spans generations could unite a family – or destroy it. Honolulu, Hawaii 1941 On the evening of her sixteenth birthday party, Catherine McGarrie wants nothing more … Continue reading

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The Love That I Have by James Moloney

Book blurb… ‘WINTER CALLS FOR A GOOD BOOK, AND WE’VE FOUND ONE TO RIVAL THE BOOK THIEF’ – The Australian Women’s Weekly Margot Baumann has left school to take up her sister’s job in the mailroom of a large prison. But this … Continue reading

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The Lace Weaver by Lauren Chater

Book blurb… A breathtaking debut about love and war, and the battle to save a precious legacy Each lace shawl begins and ends the same way – with a circle. Everything is connected with a thread as fine as gossamer, … Continue reading

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The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Book blurb… 1947. In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She’s also nursing a desperate hope that … Continue reading

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The Naturalist’s Daughter by Tea Cooper

Book blurb… 1808 Agnes Banks, NSW Rose Winton wants nothing more than to work with her father, eminent naturalist Charles Winton, on his groundbreaking study of the platypus. Not only does she love him with all her heart, but the … Continue reading

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Where the Murray River Runs by Darry Fraser

Book blurb… A nineteenth-century story of greed, honour and an overwhelming love Bendigo 1890 Ard O’Rourke is Linley Seymour’s perfect man. They’ve known each other since they were children and she has never wanted anyone else. But when she discovers … Continue reading

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The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier

Book blurb… Every family has secrets that bind them together. A heart-rending story of a guesthouse keeper and his wife who attempt to start over, from devastatingly talented debut author Kali Napier. 1932. Ernie and Lily Hass, and their daughter, Girlie, … Continue reading

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The Girl From Munich by Tania Blanchard

Book blurb…  Germany, 1943. The choices she makes will change her life forever. Growing up in Hitler’s Germany, Charlotte von Klein has big dreams for the future. Her mind is full of plans for a sumptuous wedding to her childhood … Continue reading

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Jewel in the North by Tricia Stringer

Book blurb… Jewel in the North: A longstanding feud of land and love, a family torn apart and a quest for the ultimate prize… A breathtaking historical family saga of love, death and forgiveness and a quest for the Jewel … Continue reading

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House of Silence by Sarah Barthel

Book blurb… Oak Park, Illinois, 1875. Isabelle Larkin’s future—like that of every young woman—hinges upon her choice of husband. She delights her mother by becoming engaged to Gregory Gallagher, who is charismatic, politically ambitious, and publicly devoted. But Isabelle’s visions of … Continue reading

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