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Alexander Altmann A10567 by Suzy Zail

Title: Alexander Altmann A10567 Author: Suzy Zail Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Black Dog Books Published: 1st May 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: The story of a young Jewish boy who must learn to trust others to survive. Based on a true story. Fourteen-year-old Alexander Altmann doesn’t need to look at the number… Continue reading Alexander Altmann A10567 by Suzy Zail

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When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

Title: When We Were Warriors Author: Emma Carroll Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Faber Published: 3rd June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: An irresistible return to World War Two for the Queen of Historical Fiction. A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets...… Continue reading When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

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Chanel’s Riviera by Anne De Courcy

Title: Chanel's Riviera Author: Anne de Courcy Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Weidenfeld and Nicholson Published: 11th June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 291 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the… Continue reading Chanel’s Riviera by Anne De Courcy

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Blog Tour Part One – Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

Title: The French Photographer - Blog Tour Author: Natasha Lester Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th March, 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 440 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists, the new novel by the bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress Manhattan,… Continue reading Blog Tour Part One – Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

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The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

Title: The Things We Cannot Say Author: Kelly Rimmer Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 420 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A searing page-turner of family secrets and the legacy of war by the Top 10 bestselling Australian author of BEFORE I LET YOU GO 2019 Life changed beyond recognition for… Continue reading The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

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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 Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

Title: The Jade Lily Author: Kirsty Manning Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 456 Price: $29.99 Synopsis:The Jade Lily is a sweeping story of friendship, loyalty, love and identity from the popular author of The Midsummer Garden. Praise for The Midsummer Garden 'This is a rich, sensual, and evocative novel,… Continue reading The Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz Author: Heather Morris Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Echo/Bonnier Published: 1st February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 278 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.  Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies’ man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from… Continue reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester

Title: The Paris Seamstress Author: Natasha Lester Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 27th March 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 435 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: How much will a young Parisian seamstress sacrifice to make her mark in the male-dominated world of 1940s New York fashion? From the bestselling author of A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALD and… Continue reading The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester

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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