The Sport of Baronets (Romance of the Turf #0.5) by Theresa Romain

An original novella introducing Romance of the Turf, Theresa Romain’s exciting new Regency romance series… The lives of Sir Bartlett Crosby and Hannah Chandler have been marked by fierce competition between their elite families…the perfect breeding ground for a mutual attraction neither can deny. Bart hopes to conquer “the turf” through victory in a much-touted …

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Regency is NOT Victorian – which is NOT Edwardian!

Paris in 1901 – a time of photography and airships. All right, I’ve had it. If I see one more book or television show or movie about the Tudors or Marie Antoinette or World War One labelled as a “Regency romance”, I’m going to scream! Even if you use a slightly extended version of the term “Regency” …

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How the Right Lost Its Mind by Charles J. Sykes

Once at the centre of the American conservative movement, bestselling author and radio host Charles Sykes is a fierce opponent of Donald Trump and the right-wing media that enabled his rise. In How the Right Lost Its Mind, Sykes presents an impassioned, regretful, and deeply thoughtful account of how the American conservative movement came to …

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China…

Breaking up my week-long coverage of anti-sexual assault books… Today we picked up our passports with our shiny new Chinese visas in them. Life is SO much easier when you live in Canberra – the capital city – and no embassy is more than a fifteen-minute drive away! I’ve seen some very stressed people from …

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The Week: 1st – 7th October

^^ The Royal Australian Air Force Roulettes flying over Old and New Parliament Houses in Canberra on Saturday afternoon (I took the picture from the car, so it’s not perfect!). New Parliament House turned thirty this year, and the celebrations were held this weekend. What a week. For me it began in Qatar on the …

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The Week: 13th – 19th August

What a week. I am very busy at the moment. In the world? We’ve had about 120 bushfires in the region in the past few days. To people who deny climate change: it’s WINTER here. Canberra’s kangaroo plague is getting worse (also due to climate change!). Then there was another terror attack in London, and …

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