An Abiding Fire by M J Logue: historical fiction at its absolute best

Synopsis How do you solve a murder when you are one of the suspects… 1664, London Life should be good for Major Thankful Russell and his new bride, Thomazine. Russell, middle-aged and battle-scarred, isn’t everyone’s idea of the perfect husband for an eligible young woman but the moment Thomazine set eyes on her childhood hero,… Continue reading An Abiding Fire by M J Logue: historical fiction at its absolute best

Sadie’s Wars by Rosemary Noble: bittersweet, and beautifully written

Synopsis An astonishing tale, spanning continents, where truth is stranger than fiction. This historical saga of an extraordinary Australian pioneer family continues into a new generation. Sadie is brought-up amongst the vineyards of the Yarra Valley while her work-obsessed father reaps riches from the boom years before the Great War. With post-war depression looming, Sadie’s… Continue reading Sadie’s Wars by Rosemary Noble: bittersweet, and beautifully written