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Orla and the Serpent’s Curse by C.J. Halsam

Title: Orla and the Serpent’s Curse Author: C.J. Halsam Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Walker Books Published: 1st June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A spooky adventure set in Cornwall; Famous Five with a twist. A long-dead Cornish witch to thwart and a curse to stop – it’s just another family holiday. Orla thought she was… Continue reading Orla and the Serpent’s Curse by C.J. Halsam

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Blog Tour #1: Review of The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Botanist's Daughter Author: Kayte Nunn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 31st July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 388 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower . . . In Victorian England,… Continue reading Blog Tour #1: Review of The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn

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Meet Me At Beachcomber Bay by Jill Mansell

Title: Meet Me At Beachcomber Bay Author: Jill Mansell Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia, Headline Review Published: January 10, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 405 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Love is in the air in St Carys, but you’d never know it - the people of this seaside town are very good at keeping secrets... The… Continue reading Meet Me At Beachcomber Bay by Jill Mansell

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The Farm At The Edge of The World by Sarah Vaughan

    I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Farm At The Edge of The World Author: Sarah Vaughan Genre: Fiction/Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Hodder and Stoughton Published: 28/6/2016 RRP: $32.99 Format: Paperback Pages: 400   Synopsis: 1939, and Will and Alice are evacuated to a granite farm in north Cornwall,… Continue reading The Farm At The Edge of The World by Sarah Vaughan

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The Lake House by Kate Morton

  The Lake House   Title: The Lake House Author: Kate Morton Publisher: Allen and Unwin Category: Fiction Pages: 596 Available formats: Print and Ebook Publication Date: 21/10/15 RRP: AU$32.99 Synopsis: A missing child.   June 1933, and the Edevane family's country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party.… Continue reading The Lake House by Kate Morton