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 …

The Making of Christina reviewed by Annie

You know from the start of this novel that something has happened to Christina and her daughter Bianca. Meredith Jaffe drip feeds the details over this chilling read. She captures the manipulation, the grooming, the predatory behaviour, and the development of trust and dependency that come with abusive relationships. Christina, an interior designer, meets wealthy Read More …