Tag: women’s fiction

Review: The Mistress of Tartan Crime

Val McDermid: The Mistress of Tartan Crime  A book review of Broken Ground, published 2018. Val McDermid is known as the queen of crime, a Scots writer with dozens of titles to her name. This woman is a master at plotting. In Broken Ground she interweaves two mysteries from WWII through to 2018 littered with fascinating factoids

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Review: The Blue Rose

A historical romantic fiction by Kate Forsyth If you are fascinated by Paris, the French Revolution, and romance intoxicated with the perfume of roses, this book will entice and captivate you. Kate Forsyth, master storyteller, weaves a rich history of characters rooted in a chateau in the French countryside of Brittany, branching to the magnificent

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Smashing Memoir: Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee speaks out for a Culture and Court System of Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault At the Sydney Writer’s Festival, a full theatre listened to Bri Lee, author of the memoir Eggshell Skull. Bri opened with these words, “I’m haunted by how many women don’t have everything I had. Are not so patient

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Of Chocolate and Freedom

A book review | The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth This weekend, I’m in an imaginary Berlin, curled up with Kate Forsyth’s delicious novel, The Beast’s Garden. It’s my favourite of her fiction so far, but as she’s the prolific author of some 33 and counting works of fiction, I reserve the right to change

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