Christine Childs

Secrets and Showgirls

By Catherine McCullagh - Published 2021


Australian editor and author, Catherine McCullagh writes about World War Two Europe, equally at ease with factual accounts or fictitious ones. Her previous ...Read Review

Small Acts of Defiance

By Michelle Wright - Published 2021


Based in Nazi-occupied Paris, Small Acts of Defiance is award-winning Australian short-story writer Michelle Wright’s debut novel. Wright lived in Paris for ...Read Review

The Tsarina’s Daughter

By Ellen Alpsten - Published 2021



The Tsarina’s Daughter is Kenyan-born, London-based Ellen Alpsten’s second historical novel and is part of a trilogy about the Russian aristocracy ...Read Review

The Long, Long Afternoon

By Inga Vesper - Published 2021



The Long, Long Afternoon is a police procedural mystery, set in suburban, middle-class California, where idyllic, domestic life is not all that it ...Read Review

Elizabeth and Elizabeth

By Sue Williams -


Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth and Elizabeth is bestselling Australian journalist and non-fiction writer, Sue Williams’ first historical novel, based on the true story of two colonial ...Read Review


By Nola Lorraine - Published 2020


Scattered is the first novel by Australian, Nola Lorraine, author of many published short stories. A Victorian-era historical novel, Scattered will also appeal ...Read Review

The Dictionary of Lost Words

By Pip Williams - Published 2020Published 2021



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