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The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner

Title: The Daughter of Victory Lights Author: Kerri Turner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 20th January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An enthralling story of one woman's determined grab for freedom after WW2 from a talented new Australian voice. ‘PART CABARET, PART BURLESQUE, AND LIKE NOTHING YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! GENTLEMEN,… Continue reading The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner

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The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley

Title: The Lost Future of Pepperharrow Author: Natasha Pulley Genre: Magical Realism, Historical Fiction, Gothic Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 17th March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 512 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Step back into the enchanting world of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. This extraordinary sequel takes readers to Japan, where time, destiny and love collide to… Continue reading The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley

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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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The Mitford Scandal by Jessica Fellowes

Title: The Mitford Scandal Author: Jessica Fellowes Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime Publisher: Sphere/Hachette Published: 24th September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 380 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The newly married and most beautiful of the Mitford sisters, Diana, hot-steps around Europe with her husband and fortune heir Bryan Guinness, accompanied by maid Louisa Cannon, as well as some of… Continue reading The Mitford Scandal by Jessica Fellowes

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Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham

Title: Eleanor's Secret Author: Caroline Beecham Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An engrossing wartime mystery of past deceptions, family secrets and long-lasting love... London, 1942 When art school graduate, Eleanor Roy, is recruited by the War Artists Advisory Committee, she comes one… Continue reading Eleanor’s Secret by Caroline Beecham

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The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

Title: The Good Doctor of Warsaw Author: Elisabeth Gifford Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Corvus/Allen and Unwin Published: 21st February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Set in the ghettos of wartime Warsaw, this is a sweeping, poignant and heartbreaking tale, based on the true story of one of World War II's quiet heroes… Continue reading The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

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The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Title: The War that Saved My Life Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Genre: Historical Fiction, Children’s and YA Publisher: Text Publishing Published: 16th May 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: · Winner, Newbery Honor Book, United States, 2016  Winner, Schneider Family Book Award, United States, 2016  Shortlisted, West Australian Young Readers' Book Award, 2017… Continue reading The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

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2017 Pultizer Prize Winner: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th April, 2017 (latest edition), Trade paperback 9th August 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 306 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and a NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER FOR FICTION 2016 2017 Pultizer Prize Winner… Continue reading 2017 Pultizer Prize Winner: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

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Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

Title: Stars Across the Ocean Author: Kimberley Freeman Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th April 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 450 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The powerful new novel from Kimberley Freeman. A rich and satisfying story of two women with indomitable spirits and the high costs they have to pay for being strong-minded,… Continue reading Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

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See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Title: See What I Have Done Author: Sarah Schmidt Genre: Crime Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th March, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 328 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A deeply atmospheric novel by a startling new Aussie talent; an incredibly unique look inside the mind of Lizzie Borden, famously accused of murdering her… Continue reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt