Marina Maxwell

Jarulan by the River

By Lily Woodhouse - Published 2017


Matthew Fenchurch owns Jarulan, a mansion in the north of New South Wales. His wife, Min, has died, and his elder son, Llew, ...Read Review

A Letter from Italy

By Pamela Hart - Published 2017


Brindisi, 1917. Rebecca Quinn says farewell to Jack, her husband and fellow journalist, who is off on a secret investigation into Albanian smugglers. She ...Read Review

See What I Have Done

By Sarah Schmidt - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

Lizzie Borden’s acquittal for the murder of her father and stepmother has already generated numerous books, films and plays, even musicals. Whether ...Read Review


By Tamara McKinley - Published 2017


Late 1904, Tasmania. Christy announces to her family that she is planning a visit to her Scottish homeland on the Isle of Skye. They ...Read Review

The Woolgrower’s Companion

By Joy Rhoades - Published 2017


Kate Dowd and her father, Ralph, wait on the railway platform to collect two Italian prisoners of war who have been assigned to ...Read Review

In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2017



It is September 1939, and private investigator Maisie Dobbs is back in business in her old office at Fitzroy Square. But with ominous barrage ...Read Review

Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

By Anita Heiss - Published 2016


The small Australian town of Cowra, New South Wales, was the location for a major World War II prisoner-of-war camp. In August 1944, over 1,100 ...Read Review

The Joyce Girl

By Annabel Abbs - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

In Zurich in 1934, Lucia, the emotionally frail daughter of iconic Irish author James Joyce, is undergoing the “talking cure” with Carl Jung, trying ...Read Review

Southern Ruby

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2016


This dual narrative contains the familiar trademarks of a Belinda Alexandra novel: an uncommon setting and sympathetic characters forced to make compromises because ...Read Review

The Pearl-Shell Diver: A Story of Adventure from the Torres Strait

By Kay Crabbe - Published 2016


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

It is 1898, and 13-year-old Sario lives on an island in the Torres Strait between New Guinea and Australia. His family dive for bê...Read Review