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Red Oblivion by Leslie Shimotakahara

Family secrets surface when two sisters travel to Hong Kong to care for their ill father. When Jill Lau receives an early morning phone call that her elderly father has fallen gravely ill, she and her sister, Celeste, catch the first flight from Toronto to Hong Kong. The man they find languishing in the hospital… Continue reading Red Oblivion by Leslie Shimotakahara

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Bone China by Laura Purcell

Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft’s family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children needed, he arranges to house a group of prisoners suffering from the same disease in the cliffs beneath… Continue reading Bone China by Laura Purcell

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The Immortal City by Amy Kuivalainen

n the heart of Venice, a woman is sacrificed to a forgotten god, sparking a mystery lost for thousands of years. Dr. Penelope Bryne is ridiculed by the academic community for her quest to find the remnants of Atlantis, but when an ancient and mysterious script is found at a murder site, she flies to… Continue reading The Immortal City by Amy Kuivalainen

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Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue

A classic coming-of-age story... Mary, the daughter of a poor seamstress, longs for fine clothes as her neighbours hunger for food and warmth. For the love of a gorgeous red ribbon, she is seduced into a life on the cold, murky streets of late 1700's London. Her saviour is Doll, a gaudy young woman who… Continue reading Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue

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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

I'm definitely late to the party with this one, as I saw a lot of buzz about this book a while ago but better late than never! Plot Overview: On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes… Continue reading The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

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The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield

I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review - Thanks to them and Penguin UK- Michael Joseph for sending me a copy. Title: The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz Author: Jeremy Dronfield Genre: History Publisher: Penguin UK - Michael Joseph Publication Date: 24th January 2019 Plot… Continue reading The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield