Author Interviews, AWW2015, Guest Posts

Blog Tour: The Writing Journey of JM Pearce

On the blog today, debut Australian author JM Pearce stops by on her blog tour to chat about her writing journey and how her background in policing has influenced her writing style. Set in the Queensland bush, A Time to Run is a tense, gritty crime thriller featuring a cop-turned-victim and a chilling serial killer.… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Writing Journey of JM Pearce

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AWW2015, Guest Posts

Guest Post: Fiona McArthur on midwifery and storytelling

Today on the blog, Australian author and midwife Fiona McArthur stops by to chat about how her midwifery background has influenced her storytelling. My review for The Homestead Girls was posted here yesterday. Hi Lauren, lovely to be here on The Australian Bookshelf to celebrate the release of The Homestead Girls. You asked me ‘how… Continue reading Guest Post: Fiona McArthur on midwifery and storytelling

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Guest post with Patricia Bracewell on Emma of Normandy: England’s Twice-Crowned Queen

Today, author Patricia Bracewell joins us to chat about how Emma of Normandy inspired her to write a historical trilogy based on this infamous figure's life. Emma led a fascinating life! Emma of Normandy: England’s Twice-Crowned Queen Historical novelists are story tellers, not historians; nevertheless, they can often pluck a figure from the past –… Continue reading Guest post with Patricia Bracewell on Emma of Normandy: England’s Twice-Crowned Queen

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Guest Reviewer: Kate Belle on The Engagement by Chloe Hooper

Today I'm doing something a little different.  Australian author Kate Belle has stopped by to review The Engagement by Chloe Hooper. I've read many reviews about this book and I've always been left feeling uncertain whether I would enjoy this book or not and after reading Kate's review that still hasn't changed! Kate is a multi-published… Continue reading Guest Reviewer: Kate Belle on The Engagement by Chloe Hooper

AWW2013, Guest Posts

Aussie Guest Post: Banafsheh Serov on The Russian Tapestry

Yesterday I posted my review for the historical novel, The Russian Tapestry by Australian author Banafsheh Serov. She lives in Sydney, with her husband and sons, and owns and manages a small chain of bookshops. Banafsheh is also the author of Under a Starless Sky, the true story of her family's escape from Iran. Today,… Continue reading Aussie Guest Post: Banafsheh Serov on The Russian Tapestry

AWW2013, Guest Posts

Aussie Guest Post: Helene Young chats about her protagonist in Half Moon Bay

Today Helene Young, one of my fave romantic suspense authors has stopped by to chat about her much anticipated fourth novel, Half Moon Bay. Eleanor Wilding in Half Moon Bay Lauren, it’s lovely to be a visitor on your blog. I’ve discovered many new authors in the last year through your great reviews so thank… Continue reading Aussie Guest Post: Helene Young chats about her protagonist in Half Moon Bay

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Aussie Guest Post: Setting the scene for Mine to Avenge by Kerry Letheby

Today I'd like to welcome debut Australian author, Kerry Letheby who is here to share an excerpt from her novel, Mine to Avenge. It's already getting very high praises on Goodreads. Setting the scene for Mine to Avenge Chapter 2 (The Fateful Hunting Trip) is integral to the unfolding of events in Mine to Avenge.… Continue reading Aussie Guest Post: Setting the scene for Mine to Avenge by Kerry Letheby

Author Interviews, Guest Posts

Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

Today, Australian author Anne Brear has stopped by to share an excerpt of her latest historical fiction novel with Knox Publishing, The Day Embroidered.  The Scottish Highlands, 1899. A life-altering event led Catrina Davies to hide from her family and society. Alone in the Highlands, she exists in a lonely world cared for only by her savior,… Continue reading Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

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Indie Author Corner: Guest Post with Dr Ayshe Talay-Ongan on “Becoming an Author”

Today we have Australian indie author, Dr. Ayshe Talay Ongan here to talk about her debut novel TURQUOISE - A Love Story. The fresh, unique novel explores themes of infidelity, marriage of convenience, and family ties stretched by geography, adoption and fertility issues. The Sydney psychologist and emeritus academic has three published textbooks in developmental psychology… Continue reading Indie Author Corner: Guest Post with Dr Ayshe Talay-Ongan on “Becoming an Author”

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Guest post by Kathryn White: Classic Aussie Novels

Today, fellow Aussie Kathryn White has kindly stopped by to chat with you while i'm off travelling in India. Welcome Kathryn 🙂 Some classic Australian novels well worth a look (if you can find them). I confess. I love searching through second-hand bookstores. I love the smell of second-hand and aging books and, sometimes, the… Continue reading Guest post by Kathryn White: Classic Aussie Novels