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The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

Title: The Schoolmaster’s Daughter Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 18th May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.… Continue reading The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

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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

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When The Lyre Bird Calls by Kim Kane

Title: When The Lyrebird Calls Author: Kim Kane Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 26/10/16 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A time-slip novel in which Madeleine finds herself transported back to 1900 Australia, where she befriends a family of girls and is witness to a family secret and a family tragedy. When… Continue reading When The Lyre Bird Calls by Kim Kane