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behind the story: a prison in the sun (canary islands mysteries book 3)

Behind the Story: A Prison in the Sun (Canary Islands Mysteries Book 3)

When I was first told that a prison incarcerating gay men during General Franco’s regime in Spain, I was a foolish twenty-seven year old with aspirations of becoming a writer and not a clue...
book review – living on the inner edge: a practical esoteric tale by cyrus ryan

Book review – Living on the Inner Edge: A Practical Esoteric Tale by Cyrus...

About Living on the Inner Edge: A Practical Esoteric Tale A mystical story, breaking traditional boundaries, new thought, practices, insights, and a way of knowledge. Everyone walks their own path but in the New Age...
responding to the fires

Responding to the Fires

It is now three weeks after a devastating bushfire tore through my old home town Cobargo, part of a fire apocalypse that has razed an area of Australia about the size of England. Fires...
with wit and tenderness, miles franklin winner melissa lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s world’

With wit and tenderness, Miles Franklin winner Melissa Lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s...

Melissa Lucashenko, winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin Award. Courtesy of the Miles Franklin/ Belinda Rolland Too Much Lip joins the other prizewinning volumes in Melissa Lucashenko’s trophy cabinet. Her first-ever novel, Steam Pigs (1997),...

Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine

This is the last book I wish to read from the pile I was given to place into little libraries near me. After today I’ll start placing them in libraries for others to read...

New release: Emma’s Tapestry

It’s always a thrill when a your latest release goes live. This one is especially special. The story is based on my own family history! About Emma’s Tapestry At the dawn of World War Two, German-born...

Cook: From Sailor to Legend by Rob Mundle

I think I won this book at an auction a few years ago, it’s sat on my To Be Read Pile since then. I pulled it off to read it because of its size....
review: michael wilding’s new novel


A REVIEW BY COLIN TALBOT IN THE VALLEY OF THE WEED by MICHAEL WILDING, (ARCADIA)   Michael Wilding is/was/is a Sydney University academic, a reader in literature modern & less modern. He has written on Milton, Jack...
The Visitors By Catherine Burns

The Visitors by Catherine Burns

Horror fiction takes many forms. Good horror is an art form, one that requires considerable mastery and imagination. Psychological horror shades into dark fiction – bleak, gothic at times, often literary – and as...
the unlikely occultist receives a five star readers’ favorite badge!

The Unlikely Occultist receives a Five Star Readers’ Favorite Badge!

Reviewed by Deborah Lloyd for Readers’ Favorite Shortly after her loving Aunt Hilary’s funeral, Heather faced a challenge at her job. At the State Library in Victoria, Australia, she was assigned the task of assessing a one-hundred...