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..."

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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 [...]