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The Angel of Waterloo by Jackie French

Title: The Angel of Waterloo Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 2nd December 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The powerful new novel from master storyteller Jackie French The soldiers she saved called her the Angel of Waterloo. The husband she loved and lost called her Hen. The patients she… Continue reading The Angel of Waterloo by Jackie French

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The Philosopher’s Daughters by Alison Booth

Title: The Philosopher’s Daughters Author: Alison Booth Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Red Door Press Published: 2nd April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A tale of two very different sisters whose 1890s voyage from London into remote outback Australia becomes a journey of self-discovery, set against a landscape of wild beauty and savage… Continue reading The Philosopher’s Daughters by Alison Booth

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The Soldier’s Curse (The Monsarrat Series Book One) by Meg and Tom Keneally

Title: The Soldier’s Curse (The Monsarrat Series Book One) Author: Meg and Tom Keneally Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: Vintage/Penguin Random House Published: 27th February 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A fast-paced, witty and gripping historical crime series from Tom Keneally and his eldest daughter Meg. In the Port Macquarie penal settlement… Continue reading The Soldier’s Curse (The Monsarrat Series Book One) by Meg and Tom Keneally

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The Unforgiving City by Maggie Joel

Title: The Unforgiving City Author: Maggie Joel Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 425 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Secrets and lies throw three lives into chaos in the last days of the nineteenth century. Colonial Sydney in the final weeks of the nineteenth century: a city striving for… Continue reading The Unforgiving City by Maggie Joel