Category Archives: Historical Fiction

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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Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser

Book blurb… 1890s, River Murray, Northern Victoria Georgina Calthorpe is unhappy living with her indifferent foster family the MacHenry’s in their crumbling house on the banks of the River Murray. Unlike the rest of the family, she isn’t looking forward … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Lizzie Borden by Brandy Purdy

Book blurb In her enthralling, richly imagined new novel, Brandy Purdy, author of The Ripper’s Wife, creates a compelling portrait of the real, complex woman behind an unthinkable crime. Lizzie Borden should be one of the most fortunate young women in … Continue reading

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