Ep. 171 Blackbirds Sing – Aiki Flinthart, Book & Publishing News with Cassie Hamer, Matilda Bookshop, Stirling, S.A., Writing Conflict and Drama with Lee Kofman,

Four-and-twenty extraordinary women; one chance to save a kingdom.What would you sacrifice to save your family, your loved ones, yourself?
In September 1486, the reign of King Henry VII of England is again threatened by York loyalists. The only thing standing in the way is a four-hundred-year-old sidhe who just wants to be left alone, and a group of London women with a lot to lose if England is plunged back into war.
​But, in 1486, women have no power. Only the ability to make difficult choices and sometimes-heartbreaking sacrifices.

Ep: 96 Pamela Hart – The Desert Nurse

Amid the Australian Army hospitals of World War 1 Egypt, two deeply determined individuals find the resilience of their love tested to its limits.
From the casualty tents the fever wards and the operating theatres of the palace; through the streets of Caio during Ramadan, to the parched desert and the grim realities of war, Pamela Hart beloved bestselling Australian author of THE WAR BRIDE, tells the heart-wrenching store of four years that changed the world forever.

Ep: 75 Kate Murdoch – Stone Circle

Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse?  
When Antonius’s father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.When a competition is announced, Antonius seizes his chance.

Ep: 66 Miranda Riwoe – The Fish Girl

Sparked by the description of a ‘Malay trollope’ in W. Somerset Maugham’s story, ‘The Four Dutchmen’, Mirandi Riwoe’s novella, The Fish Girl tells of an Indonesian girl whose life is changed irrevocably when she moves from a small fishing village to work in the house of a Dutch merchant.
There she finds both hardship and tenderness as her traditional past and colonial present collide.