The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien | Review

  From Goodreads: A woman discovers that the foreigner she thinks will redeem her life is a notorious war criminal. Vlad, a stranger from Eastern Europe masquerading as a healer, settles in a small Irish village where the locals fall under his spell. One woman, Fidelma McBride, becomes so enamored that she begs him for … More The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien | Review

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies | Review

  Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother. But life in Ceylon is not what Gwen expected. The plantation workers are resentful, the neighbours treacherous. And there are clues to the past – a … More The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies | Review

Like a River from Its Course by Kelli Stuart | Review

  An epic novel exposing the ugliness of war and the beauty of hope. The city of Kiev was bombed in Hitler’s blitzkrieg across the Soviet Union, but the constant siege was only the beginning for her citizens. In this sweeping historical saga, Kelli Stuart takes the reader on a captivating journey into the little-known history … More Like a River from Its Course by Kelli Stuart | Review

Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna | Review

Published for the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Rebel Sisters is the Number One Irish bestseller from award-winning novelist Marita Conlon-McKenna, who writes with all the emotional depth and warmth of Maeve Binchy. With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland. Growing up in the privileged confines of … More Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna | Review