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Why For Pity Sake?

By Jennifer McDonald, our CEO and Founder. During 2017, I’ve had the privilege of launching three books – As the Lonely Fly by Sara Dowse, The Swan Island Connection by Dorothy Johnston and The Last Double Sunrise by Peter Yeldham. Each of these authors have previously been published read more

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The Swan Island Connection – Audio Teaser!

The Swan Island Connection, Dorothy Johnston’s thrilling second instalment in her Queenscliff mystery series, is available now. The audiobook, read by our very own Jennifer McDonald, will be available soon. But we wanted to provide a little teaser to whet your appetite. Check ou read more

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Writing a Big Breast Adventure

I guess you could say I come from a family of writers.  My dad started his career as a finance journalist and one of my sisters is a sports writer for The Australian. Both my older sister and I married journalists and our younger sister is the author of several academic works. read more

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‘The Circle’ – Review

There’s a one-word endorsement from The Times on the front cover of The Circle by Dave Eggers – ‘Unputdownable’. Aside from my lack of surety that unputdownable is even a word, my reaction to this pithy assessment is binary – yes-no, one-zero, agree-disagree – which is pretty fu read more

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‘My Cousin Rachel’ – Review

Daphne du Maurier’s My Cousin Rachel could quite rightfully be described as a genre-buster. Don’t let the Bronte-esque style of the writing and the stitched-up 19th Century setting fool you into thinking this is another handsome yet turgid English period piece. My Cousin Rachel is, al read more

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