Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Debut Author Meredith Appleyard

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian debut rural romance author, Meredith Appleyard. Meredith, thank you for taking the time to stop by The Australian Bookshelf to talk about your debut novel with Penguin Random House, The Country Practice. South Australia is my favourite state in Australia (I fell in love with the Clare… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Debut Author Meredith Appleyard

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Book Review: All He Ever Dreamed by Shannon Stacey

 All He Ever Dreamed (Kowalski Family #6) by Shannon Stacey ebook Review copy provided by publisher/netgalley Carina Press, January 2013  Synopsis- Josh Kowalski is tired of holding down the fort—better known as the Northern Star Lodge—while his siblings are off living their dreams. Now that his oldest brother has returned to Whitford, Maine for good,… Continue reading Book Review: All He Ever Dreamed by Shannon Stacey

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian romance author, Nina Hamilton

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian romance author, Nina Hamilton about her debut novel with Escape Publishing. You can read my review of Rescue Heat here. Welcome Nina! Please describe Rescue Heat in five words. Fast paced, sexy love story. What inspired you to write Rescue Heat? I have always really admired those… Continue reading Q&A with Australian romance author, Nina Hamilton

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Aussie Book Review: Rescue Heat by Nina Hamilton

 Rescue Heat by Nina Hamilton ebook Review copy provided by publisher Escape Publishing, January 2013  Synopsis- Hanging, strapped together, ten metres above a sea platform forces a quick intimacy between workmates. For Dr Brigid Adair, dangling from a helicopter wire is an everyday occurrence in her job working for the helicopter rescue crew in North… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Rescue Heat by Nina Hamilton

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Jenny Schwartz

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian romance author, Jenny Schwartz. Jenny, thank you for taking the time to stop by The Australian Bookshelf to talk about your latest release with Escape Publishing, Mistaken Engagement. Hi Lauren, it’s wonderful to be here. I’ve been following you as Jayne on Twitter for ages. I’m thrilled… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Jenny Schwartz

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Aussie Book Review: Stand-In Star by Rachael Johns

 Stand-In Star by Rachael Johns ebook Review copy provided by publisher/ netgalley Carina Press, January 2013  Synopsis- As an anthropologist, Holly McCartney is more comfortable in a museum than shopping on Rodeo Drive. She isn’t prepared for the media frenzy on her arrival in L.A. to accept a posthumous acting award for her late sister….or… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Stand-In Star by Rachael Johns

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Elise K. Ackers

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian romance author, Elise K. Ackers. She’s taken the time to answer a few questions about her latest release with Destiny Romance, The Man Plan.  Please describe The Man Plan in five words. Sweet, funny, dramatic, relatable, optimistic.  What inspired you to write The Man Plan? When I… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Elise K. Ackers

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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: 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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Book Review: Close Enough to Touch by Victoria Dahl

 Close Enough to Touch by Victoria Dahl Paperback Review copy provided by publisher/ DMCPR Media Harlequin Mira, November 2012  Synopsis- For makeup artist Grace Barrett, Hollywood isn't the land of golden opportunity. It's the land of difficult divas, cheating boyfriends and unemployment. So when her great-aunt offers her a free place to stay in Jackson Hole,… Continue reading Book Review: Close Enough to Touch by Victoria Dahl