On the Java Ridge reviewed by Wendy

Three stories entwine to make this readable political thriller. Cassius Calvert MP is the federal minister for Border Integrity. He has just been presented with his government announcing that Australia will no longer give assistance to any boat departing from Indonesia. We are introduced to Isi Natalie, the skipper of a tourist charter boat hosting Read More …

The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club reviewed by Annie

Set in the Northern Territory in the 1970s, five women come together and form a book club. The novel goes well beyond the inaugural meeting as the women get to know each other, share their hopes and fears, and develop close bonds. Sybil, who instigates the book club, moved to the property of Fairvale, out Read More …