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Alex Dahl, author of The Boy at the Door, shares her Top Ten Book List

July 16, 2018

About the Author: Alex Dahl is a half-American, half-Norwegian author. Born in Oslo, she wrote The Boy at the Door while living in Sandefjord. Purchase a copy of The Boy at the Door here // Read a review here   (In no order of preference, except Gilead, which will forever be my number #1.)   Gilead by […] - Read more


July Book Club: Into The Night by Sarah Bailey

We’re super excited about this next Book Club, and we think you’re going to love it. This month we’ll be reading and talking about Into The Night by Sarah Bailey. Into The Night is Sarah’s stunning new crime novel featuring the troubled and brilliant Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock. This time Gemma finds herself lost and alone in the city, […] - Read more


Memories, Mistakes and Secrets: Review of All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover

“It’s funny how you can be so happy with someone and love them so much, it creates an underlying sense of fear in you that you never knew before them. The fear of losing them. The fear of them getting hurt. I imagine that’s what it’s like when you have children. It’s probably the most […] - Read more


Chilling Domestic Drama: Review of Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding

A friendship between two very different women and a teenage girl who went missing decades earlier, is at the heart of Robyn Harding’s latest novel, the compulsively readable Her Pretty Face. Frances Metcalfe is overweight and lonely, a struggling, anxious mum with a troublesome son called Marcus the cause of most of her problems. Kate […] - Read more


Fiery and Exciting Thriller: Review of Second Sight by Aoife Clifford

Eliza Carmody has officially made it – escaping the confines of her small, countrytown, she has worked hard to become a renowned and successful lawyer. But she hasn’t forgotten the life she lived in Kinsale, and when she returns home to the small town to work on the biggest legal case of her career to […] - Read more


Michael Robotham’s Best Yet? Review of The Other Wife

‘William and Mary have been married sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both are strong believers in right and wrong.  William and Olivia have been together twenty years. Olivia was once a tennis star, but her career has long since faded.  Joe O’Loughlin knows only one of these stories to […] - Read more


Crime and Punishment: Richard Anderson on what inspired him to write Retribution

July 11, 2018

Start Reading Now When Richard Anderson arrived on the Australian literary landscape with his first book, The Good Teacher, two years ago, his biography told us he’d been a cattle farmer for 25 years before turning into an author. A tongue-in-cheek rural romance of a small community gripped by a scandal when two teachers at the local […] - Read more


Juicy Mix of Secrets and Betrayals: Words from Hannah Richell on writing The Peacock Summer

Start Reading Now Lillian Oberon feels trapped. Her marriage isn’t what she thought it would be, and she’s tired of playing a happy wife at her husband’s extravagant cocktail parties when things are so different behind closed doors. But with a small stepson and an ill sister to care for, Lillian can’t see an easy […] - Read more


Genuinely Great Read: Alex Dahl’s exclusive letter written from perspective of main character in her novel The Boy at the Door

About the Author: Alex Dahl is a half-American, half-Norwegian author. Born in Oslo, she wrote The Boy at the Door while living in Sandefjord. Purchase a copy here  Hi, My name is Cecilia Wilborg. I live in Sandefjord, a typical small Norwegian town. It’s peaceful. At least, it used to be. In the last year, some rather […] - Read more


Beautifully Crafted Page-Turner: Read a sample chapter from The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

July 10, 2018

Start Reading Now Lillian Oberon feels trapped. Her marriage isn’t what she thought it would be, and she’s tired of playing a happy wife at her husband’s extravagant cocktail parties when things are so different behind closed doors. But with a small stepson and an ill sister to care for, Lillian can’t see an easy […] - Read more