Summer in New Orleans means hot days, long nights, spooky stories and surprising new beginnings. Felicity Bell has struggled to move on after her marriage broke down. Her ex has found love again, her children have their own lives, and it’s beginning to feel like her only comfort comes from her dog and her jobContinue reading “Review: How to Mend a Broken Heart (Rachael Johns)”
Australia’s queen of historical romance Mary-Anne O’Connor has done it again.
Show me a mum who claims she hasn’t, at some point while mothering in contemporary Australia, fantasised about how much easier life would be if she formed a commune with other mums… and I will show you a liar.
Lapse (Text Publishing, 2019) is set in the sleepy country town of Katinga, where protagonist Clementine Jones is coaching the local AFL team while she wrestles with some dark, dark secrets from her shady past.
Where Fortune Lies (HQ Fiction, 2020) is the fifth novel from Australian author Mary-Anne O’Connor, and tells the story of plucky migrants finding their way in rugged colonial Australia in the early 1880s.