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Interned by Pamela Rushby

Title: Interned Author: Pamela Rushby Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Based on true events, Interned is a moving, well-researched and evocative historical fiction novel that highlights an often forgotten moment in Australian history. It’s 1914. Gretta lives a privileged life in Singapore, the daughter of… Continue reading Interned by Pamela Rushby

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Never Forget by Claire Hallifax and Simon O’Carrigan

Title: Never Forget Author: Claire Hallifax, Simon O’Carrigan Genre: History Publisher: Omnibus Books Published: 1st March 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Inspired by the extraordinary works of Australian artists painting the First World War as it happened around them, this evocative book commemorates and explores the sacrifice of the soldiers, nurses who… Continue reading Never Forget by Claire Hallifax and Simon O’Carrigan

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When the War Came Home by Lesley Parr

Title: When the War Came Home Author: Lesley Parr Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: 12-year-old Natalie is furious when her mum, Ffion, loses her factory job for sticking up for workers' rights. Now they have to leave their home and go to stay at… Continue reading When the War Came Home by Lesley Parr

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Rachel’s War: The Story of an Australian WW1 Nurse Mark Wilson

Title: Rachel’s War: The Story of an Australian WW1 Nurse Author: Mark Wilson Genre: History, historical fiction Publisher: Lothian/Hachette Australia Published: 26th May 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: An inspiring story about the bravery and sacrifices of Australian nurses in World War I, by award-winning author and illustrator Mark Wilson. Growing up… Continue reading Rachel’s War: The Story of an Australian WW1 Nurse Mark Wilson

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The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

Title: The Champagne War Author: Fiona McIntosh Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Published: 3rd November Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the killing fields of Ypres to the sun-kissed vineyards of southern France, The Champagne War is a heart-stopping adventure about the true power of love and hope to light the way during war. The… Continue reading The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

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Christmas Lilies by Jackie French

Title: Christmas Lilies Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 15th November 2019 Format: eBook Pages: 48 Price: $2.99 Synopsis: Paris,Christmas 1914 Despite her love for Huw, Elspeth will not give up her espionage work while World War One rages. She will wear his ring around her neck, and marry him when… Continue reading Christmas Lilies by Jackie French

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With Love from Miss Lily by Jackie French

Title: With Love from Miss Lily Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 20th November 2017 Format: eBook Pages: 100 Price: Free download from publisher website Synopsis: From the author of Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies comes a moving and heart-warming story that is perfect for Christmas - and beyond. December1918 This first peacetime Christmas… Continue reading With Love from Miss Lily by Jackie French

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Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

Title: Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War Author: Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Ebury Press/Penguin Random House Published: 2nd April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $34.99 Synopsis:At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many… Continue reading Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

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The Desert Nurse by Pamela Hart

Title: The Desert Nurse Author: Pamela Hart Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 10th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Amid the Australian Army hospitals of World War I Egypt, two deeply determined individuals find the resilience of their love tested to its limits It's 1911, and 21-year-old Evelyn Northey desperately… Continue reading The Desert Nurse by Pamela Hart

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Strange Meeting by Susan Hill

Title: Strange Meeting Author: Susan Hill Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Profile Books Published: 23rd May 2018 Format: Hardcover Pages: 260 Price: $22.99 Synopsis: A story of love and loss in wartime from master storyteller Susan Hill. Returning to his battalion in France after a period of medical leave in England, John Hilliard, a… Continue reading Strange Meeting by Susan Hill