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The Dictionary of Lost Words

By Pip Williams -



The Dictionary of Lost Words is the first novel by English-born, Australian author, Pip Williams. Set in Oxford, England, the novel spans over ...Read Review

The Deceptions

By Suzanne Leal -


The Deceptions is award-winning Australian author, Suzanne Leal’s third novel. Like her first novel, Border Street, it was inspired by the Holocaust ...Read Review

Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club

By Julian Leatherdale -



No one could accuse Julian Leatherdale of confining himself to a particular historical period of New South Wales (Australian) history. His debut novel, ...Read Review

The Philosopher’s Daughters

By Alison Booth - Published 2020


Australian author, Alison Booth, has had four previously published historical novels, including Stillwater Creek and The Indigo Sky. Her previous novels are predominantly ...Read Review

The Silk Merchant of Sychar

By Cindy Williams - Published 2019



This is Australian writer Cindy Williams’ second novel. Her first, The Pounamu Prophecy, was set in her birth country of New Zealand and ...Read Review

The Girl In The Painting

By Tea Cooper -


Australian historical fiction writer, Tea Cooper, has produced another historical fiction novel, hot on the heels of: The Naturalist’s Daughter and The ...Read Review

Josephine’s Garden

Published 2019


This is the second historical fiction novel by New Zealander, Stephanie Parkyn. Her critically acclaimed, debut novel, Into the World, set during the ...Read Review


By Alex Landragin - Published 2019



Spanning one hundred and fifty years (from the Pacific in the 18th century to Paris in World War Two), seven lifetimes, and read ...Read Review

The Woman in the Green Dress

By Tea Cooper - Published 2018


Australian historical fiction writer, Tea Cooper, has produced another engaging, dual-period novel in the style of The Naturalist’s Daughter. The Woman in ...Read Review

The Blue Rose

By Kate Forsyth - Published 2019


Kate Forsyth is an internationally acclaimed Australian author. Her novels include Bitter Greens, a retelling of the fairy tale of Rapunzel set in ...Read Review