Aussie Author Challenge 2012, Author Interviews, AWW2012, The Eclectic Reader Challenge

2012 Challenge Summary

It's the last day of 2012 and I've been pondering over the number of books i've read and reviewed over the past twelve months. I'm pleased to have completed the four challenges I signed up for this year. The Aussie Author Challenge 2012 is hosted by Booklover Book Reviews My Pledge: To reach Dinky Di… Continue reading 2012 Challenge Summary

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Aussie Book Review: Queen of the Road by Tricia Stringer

 Queen of the Road by Tricia Stringer Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Harlequin Mira, December 2012  Synopsis- Juggling two jobs, raising her four-year-old daughter alone and drowning in debt, Angela Ranger is struggling to survive. So when Angela's father offers her a job driving trucks in the tiny rural town of Munirilla, she accepts.… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Queen of the Road by Tricia Stringer

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Aussie Book Review: The Man Plan by Elise K. Ackers

The Man Plan by Elise K. Ackers ebook Review copy provided by publisher/ netgalley Destiny Romance (Penguin), December 2012 Synopsis- Cora is 'over' being alone. She has no family, and all her friends are couples. Fed up with feeling sorry for herself, Cora hatches a plan to find a good, loving man she can call… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: The Man Plan by Elise K. Ackers

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Aussie Book Review: Blackwattle Lake by Pamela Cook

 Blackwattle Lake by Pamela Cook Paperback (uncorrected proof copy) Review copy provided by publisher Hachette, 1st December 2012  Synopsis-  A story of courage and forgiveness for those who long to uncover who they used to be, and who they might still become. For smart talking, newly claimed city girl Eve Nicholls, walking up the driveway of… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Blackwattle Lake by Pamela Cook

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Aussie Book Review: Bridie’s Choice by Karly Lane

 Bridie's Choice by Karly Lane Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, 21st November 2012  Synopsis- Bridie Farrell and Shaun Broderick come from opposite sides of the tracks. Unlike Bridie's family, who are perennial strugglers, the Brodericks are the wealthy owners of one of the most prestigious properties in the district. Still, all is… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Bridie’s Choice by Karly Lane

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Aussie Book Review: The Trouble with Lucy by L. J. Young

 The Trouble with Lucy by L. J. Young  ebook Review copy provided by publisher/ Netgalley Destiny Romance, November 2012  Synopsis- Lucy Lockhart had it all. A glamorous job, a successful boyfriend and a fabulous apartment. But when she's sent to recuperate at her parents' country house following a sudden illness, she meets dreamy, blue-eyed, Tom McGregor,… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: The Trouble with Lucy by L. J. Young

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Aussie Book Review: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

 The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton Paperback Uncorrected Proof Copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, November 2012  Synopsis- 1961: On a sweltering summer's day, while her family picnics by the stream on their Suffolk farm, sixteen-year-old Laurel hides out in her childhood tree house dreaming of a boy called Billy, a move to London, and… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

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Aussie Book Review: Wish by Kelly Hunter #aww2012

 Wish by Kelly Hunter  ebook  Review copy provided by publisher/ netgalley  Desiny Romance (Penguin), August 2012  Synopsis- All single mother Billie Temple wants is to trade her hectic Sydney lifestyle for simple country living and a place to call home. When she finds a small country pub in need of some TLC she thinks she's… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Wish by Kelly Hunter #aww2012

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Aussie Short Story Review: Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen #AWW2012

 Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen ebook Free copy from publisher website Knox Robinson Publishing, March 2012  Synopsis- George, Earl of Haworth, has died in a riding accident and left Haworth Park in disorder. Captain Nicholas Bonham of Wellington’s Peninsular Regiment, the 52nd Light Infantry, returns from fighting the Napoleonic wars to see his… Continue reading Aussie Short Story Review: Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen #AWW2012

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Aussie Book Review: Small Town Storm by Elise K. Ackers #aww2012

 Small Town Storm by Elise K. Ackers ebook Review copy via netgalley Destiny Romance (Penguin), August 2012  Synopsis- Nineteen years after a devastating crime almost killed her, Erica Lawrence has returned home. In the small mountain town of Olinda, her story is legend. And now everyone knows she's back, including top cop and childhood best friend,… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Small Town Storm by Elise K. Ackers #aww2012