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Wrap up post: The Matilda Saga by Jackie French

Since 2010, the world of Matilda O’Halloran, spanning six books, and almost eighty years of characters, conflicts and politics, has charmed many readers, and will hopefully continue to do so. Beginning in 1894 in the dark alleys of the city, and Grinder’s Alley, the main character of The Matilda Saga and A Waltz for Matilda,… Continue reading Wrap up post: The Matilda Saga by Jackie French

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If Blood Should Stain the Wattle by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #6)

Title: If Blood Should Stain the Wattle Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 544 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: It's 1972 in Gibber's Creek, and across the nation, the catchcry is, 'It's time'. In 1972, and the catchcry is 'It's time'. As political ideals drift from disaster to… Continue reading If Blood Should Stain the Wattle by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #6)

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The Ghost by the Billabong by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #5)

Title: The Ghost by the Billabong Author: Jackie French Genre: Children’s Literature/Young Adult Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 1st December 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 544 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Hippies wear beads, demonstrators march against the Vietnam War, and the world waits to see the first human steps on the moon's surface. But at Gibbers Creek, Jed… Continue reading The Ghost by the Billabong by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #5)

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To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

Title: To Love A Sunburnt Country (Matilda Saga #4) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 466 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: In war-torn Malaya, Nancy dreams of Australia - and a young man called Michael. The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy left… Continue reading To Love A Sunburnt Country by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #4)

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The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)

Title: The Girl From Snowy River (Matilda Saga #2) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1 December 2012 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across… Continue reading The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)