CAN'T-WAIT WEDNESDAY: I Can't Wait for The Long Flight Home by Alan Hlad

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. Find out more here.

COVER REVEAL: Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau


Publication Date: January 16, 2020
Endeavor Quill
Genre: Historical Fiction

Synopsis

The year is 1911 when twenty-year-old heiress Peggy Batternberg is invited to spend the summer in

BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: The Millwood Mystery by Jeannie Lockett

This book, published by Corella Press, is part of their 19th Century Australian Crime and Mystery Collection.

Millwood, a small town in rural New South Wales, is rocked by the sudden death of one of its residents, the young, beautiful and wealthy widow, Barbara Graham. The death is suspicious, but the coroner’s jury returns an open verdict.

However, in the town’s opinion, Barbara’s relatives: Marjory, her stepdaughter; Robert Neill, her cousin and fiancé; and Grace, Robert’s widowed sister, could all be involved.

While their testimonies were credible, the town’s doctor, Dr Reade, believes they know more than what was revealed at the inquest. Determined to

COVER REVEAL: 19th Century Australian Crime and Mystery Collection

Today, I'm pleased to be participating in the blog tour promoting a new fiction collection from Corella Press. I have two posts scheduled for today: this cover reveal and, later, a book review and news of a giveaway.

A very exciting event will take place in Brisbane on August 30th 2019 at the Avid Reader Bookshop. Corella Press, an initiative of Queensland University, will launch the first two books

CAN'T-WAIT WEDNESDAY: I Can't Wait for The Song of Peterloo by Carolyn O'Brien and Blood is on the Grass by John Bleasdale

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. Find out more here.

BOOK REVIEW/BLOG TOUR: Another You by Jane Cable

Publication Date: June 27th, 2019
Publisher: Sapere Books
Format: ebook
Genre: Romance

Synopsis

Sometimes the hardest person to save is yourself…

Marie Johnson fell in love with The Smugglers pub when she first moved to Dorset with her husband, Stephen.

But when Stephen’s wandering eye caused the

CAN'T-WAIT WEDNESDAY: I Can't Wait for The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. Find out more here.

READ AN EXCERPT/BLOG TOUR: A Conspiracy of Wolves by Candace Robb

Publication Date: August 1, 2019
Severn House/Crème de la Crime
Hardcover & eBook; 256 Pages
Series: Owen Archer, Book 11
Genre: Historical Mystery

Synopsis

When a prominent citizen is murdered, former Captain of the Guard Owen Archer is persuaded out of retirement to investigate in this gripping medieval mystery.

1374. When a member of one of York’s most prominent families is found dead in the woods, his throat torn out,

BOOK REVIEW/BLOG TOUR: The Traitor of Treasure Island by John Drake

Publication Date: August 19th, 2019
Publisher: Endeavour Quill
Format: Paperback and ebook
Genre: Historical Fiction

Synopsis

Buried for nearly three hundred years and now brought triumphantly to light by Dr Livesey, this is, at last, the true story of what happened on the fateful Treasure Island…

The truth about Captain Flint and his fabled death.

The truth about Long John Silver and his coveted

CAN'T-WAIT WEDNESDAY: I can't wait for Wild by Nathan Besser

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. Find out more here.

BOOK REVIEW: Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank by David Gillham

Synopsis

Anne Frank's extraordinary diaries have captivated millions of people around the world. But what might have happened if she had survived the war?

It is 1945, and Anne Frank is sixteen years old. Having survived the concentration camps but lost her mother and sister, she reunites with her father, Pim, in newly liberated Amsterdam. But Anne is adrift, haunted by the ghost of her sister, Margot, and the atrocities they experienced. Her beloved diary is gone, and her dreams of becoming a writer seem distant and pointless now.

As Anne struggles to build a new life for herself, she

SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION: From The Lily in the Snow to The Widow of Ballarat

It's the beginning of a new month which means it's time to play Six Degrees of Separation. This meme is hosted by Kate of Books Are My Favourite and Best. The aim is to link six books to each other from the starting point.

This month we're playing a wild card. The starting point is the book you’ve ended last month’s chain with or for those playing for the first time, start with the last book you finished reading. Even though I've participated before, this is my first time this year. So, I'm bending the rules a little to start with the last book I finished reading in July: The Lily in the Snow by Jackie French. This is the third and latest book in her