The House of Gold by Natasha Solomons – a review by Melissa

Melissa's review of The House of Gold by Natasha Solomons: "The Goldbaums marry Goldbaums. Female Goldbaums host nice parties, have babies and aqcuiese to their husband's requests. Male Goldbaums become bankers and make lots of money..."


The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester – a review by Melissa

The Paris Seamstress follows Estella, a young woman working in a fashion house during world war two. Destiny sees her set sail for America alone. With nothing but a sewing machine and a few personal items Estella gathers a family of friends and creates a career. Fabienne is a young woman in modern day Australia [...]

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton – a review by Melissa

It’s rare to be continually blown away by the quality of writing of an author. From the moment I met my first Morton book, I have been a big fan. It’s been a while since I read The Distant Hours and then devoured every other one of her books. The Secret Keeper, in keeping with [...]