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The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer Author: Tanya Bretherton Genre: History, Non-Fiction, True Crime Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 25th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 340 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and… Continue reading The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia’s first serial murderer by Tanya Bretherton

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Book Bingo Twenty-Four – A Prize Winner and BINGO – A book by an author with the same initials

Hello, and welcome to my third last book bingo for the year with Amanda and Theresa. After this one, I have to check off a book over 500 pages, and a book by an author with the same initials - the latter of which I think I have chosen. This week, I am marking off… Continue reading Book Bingo Twenty-Four – A Prize Winner and BINGO – A book by an author with the same initials

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July Reading Round-Up

Seven months into the year, and in total, I have read 118 books. Of those 118, 58 have been by Australian Women, and the remaining 60 by authors across the board - male, female and international. I am still trying to make progress on my Jane Austen challenge and have one square left to tick… Continue reading July Reading Round-Up

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Somewhere Around the Corner by Jackie French

Title: Somewhere Around the Corner Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction/Timeslip Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2nd March 1994 Format: Paperback Pages: $16.99 Price: 288 Synopsis:Just shut your eyes and picture yourself walking around the corner. that's what my friend told me. Somewhere around the corner and you'll be safe. the demonstration was wild, out of… Continue reading Somewhere Around the Corner by Jackie French

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Book Bingo Three: A book by someone over 60, a book by an author you’ve never read before.

  In my third book bingo posts of the year, I have two books to report on - a book by an author I have never read before, and a book by someone over sixty. Both of these books have already been reviewed on my blog, so I have linked back to the longer reviews… Continue reading Book Bingo Three: A book by someone over 60, a book by an author you’ve never read before.

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The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier *Debut novel*

Title: The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge Author: Kali Napier Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 30th January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Every family has secrets that bind them together. A heart-rending story of a guesthouse keeper and his wife who attempt to start over, from devastatingly talented debut author Kali… Continue reading The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier *Debut novel*

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The Road to Gundagai by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #3)

Title: The Road to Gundagai (Matilda Saga #3) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1st December 2013 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Blue Laurence has escaped the prison of her aunt's mansion to join the Magnifico Family Circus, a travelling troupe that brings glamour and laughter to country towns gripped… Continue reading The Road to Gundagai by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #3)

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Miles Off Course by Sulari Gentill

Book Title: Miles Off Course (Rowland Sinclair, #3) Author: Sulari Gentill Publisher: Pantera Press Genre: Crime, Historical Fiction Release Date: February 1st, 2012 Book Synopsis: In early 1933, Rowland Sinclair and his companions are ensconced in the superlative luxury of The Hydro Majestic - Medlow Bath, where trouble seems distant indeed. And then Harry Simpson… Continue reading Miles Off Course by Sulari Gentill