Colours of Death – Robert New

Colours of Death – Robert New

Colours of Death: Sergeant Thomas’ Casebook by Robert New Published by Tale Publishing on May 1st 2019 Genres: Detective Pages: 244 Goodreads What colour death would you fear the most? From the author of Movemind and Incite Insight, comes a collection of nine detective stories where colour plays a role in the mystery. Including: Blue […]

Total Recall – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Total Recall – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Total Recall – My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger Published by Simon & Schuster Ome on October 1st 2012 Genres: Autobiography Pages: 656 Goodreads Arnold Schwarzenegger’s TOTAL RECALL is a larger-than-life portrait of his illustrious, controversial and entertaining life in and out of the public eye. Total Recall is the unbelievably true story […]

Murder on the Menu – edited by Peter Haining

Murder On The Menu by Peter Haining on January 1st 1991 Pages: 320 Goodreads What better way to do away with an enemy than at the dinner table? Arsenic in the porridge, cyanide in the cocoa, a sauce laced with strychnine, or the chef with a cleaver in his back – the choices are boundless. […]

Requiem for a Wren – Nevil Shute

Another book in the Dymocks Reading Challenge 2020. This book ticked off the ‘book with a red cover’ category for me. I’m loving this challenge, some of categories are rather vague and can be interpreted in a number of ways making it easy enough to find books to fit. I bought some books from a […]

The Yellow Bird Sings – Jennifer Rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner Goodreads A powerfully moving and utterly gripping debut novel about a mother and daughter forced into hiding at the height of WWII, and the bond between parent and child that can never be broken. Poland, 1941. Roza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, are the only surviving Jews in […]

The Story of the Book – Agnes Allen

This book was on my TBR pile thanks to Jeff Kennett. I hear you asking why. I’ve never met the man and have no intention of every attempting to do so. He was Premier of Victoria from 1992 to 1999. During that time he closed many schools, both primary and secondary. At the same time […]

Nancy Wake – Peter Fitzsimons

Nancy Wake – Peter Fitzsimons

Nancy Wake by Peter FitzSimons Published by Harper Collins on January 28th 2001 Pages: 297 Goodreads ‘Freedom is the only thing worth living for. While I was doing that work I used to think that it didn’t mater if I died, because without freedom there was no point in living’.Nancy Wake In the early 1930’s, […]

Cilka’s Journey – Heather Morris

Cilka’s Journey – Heather Morris

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris Published by Bonnier Echo on October 1st 2019 Pages: 440 Goodreads In this follow-up to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the author tells the story, based on a true one, of a woman who survives Auschwitz, only to find herself locked away again. Cilka Klein is 18 years old when Auschwitz-Birkenau […]

Night World Volume One – L.J. Smith

Night World Volume One – L.J. Smith

Secret Vampire, Daughters of Darkness, and Enchantress (Night World, #1-3) by L.J. Smith Published by Hodder Children’s Books on May 7th 2009 Pages: 593 Goodreads Vampires, werewolves, witches, shape shifters — they live among us without our knowledge. Night World is their secret society, a secret society with very strict rules. And falling in love […]