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Gripping Novels

Kate Morton is a wonderfully evocative writer. Her novels feature strong female protagonists who explore the past in search of facts to clear up a mystery and thereby ease their own lives. I love the way she goes back and forth between the present and the past. This book, in particular, has a spectacular twist at the end. DO NOT SKIP AHEAD!


Kate Morton - I have realised that I am never disappointed when I read one of kate Morton's books - I hope she writes more soon


The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton,

from The Benson Street

The Forgotten Garden~A Book Review

I just finished reading this (thanks sarah!) & can't stop drinking tea:-). Multi-generational mystery set in Australia & England. Fairly lengthy book that only took 3 days to read by a mother of a 2 year = very good book:-)


A tiny girl is abandoned on a ship headed for Australia in 1913. She arrives completely alone with nothing but a small suitcase containing a few clothes and a single book — a beautiful volume of fairy tales. She is taken in by the dockmaster and his wife and raised as their own...