News and Media

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‘The story is engaging and Jones has created very believable characters who try to defy their respective destinies.’

The Sun (Malaysia) – S. Indra Sathiabalan

Review The Sun (Malaysia)

https://www.thesundaily.my/style-life/reviews/book-review-the-boy-with-blue-trousers-CM1178747

Interview with The Sun (Malaysia)

https://www.thesundaily.my/style-life/the-right-read/a-matter-of-survival-HM1086229

Article in The Border Watch (Australia)

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The Concubine’s Child is nominated for ‘POPULAR – The Star Readers’ Choice Awards 2019′ in Malaysia.

Star Lifestyle – Sunday 21 April 2019

‘well-crafted, emotionally rich and eminently readable’

South China Morning Post – James Kidd

‘a haunting story’

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ

‘Throw in a curse, an angry ghost and history repeating itself, and The Concubine’s Child becomes a really compelling read.’

The Sun (Malaysia) – S. Indra Sathiabalan

‘The reader is left guessing right until the end.’ 

The Malay Mail – Alan Wong

The Concubine’s Child is a tale of family secrets and twisted revenge, featuring brave female characters who struggle against the roles and limitations that society imposes upon them.’

The Star (Malaysia) – Terence Toh

‘a genuinely breathtaking work of fiction with an authenticity born of many visits to family in Malaysia’

Better Reading (Australia)

Interview with The Sun (Malaysia)

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/06/27/telling-tales-lesser-wives

Review The Sun (Malaysia)

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/08/01/book-review-concubines-child

Interview with BFM 89.9 (Kuala Lumpur)

https://www.bfm.my/the-concubines-child

Interview with The Straits Times (Singapore)

https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/a-young-concubine-in-a-forced-marriage

Highlights from a Q&A with Lit Books, Malaysia

https://litbooks.com.my/2018/06/17/lit-recap-carol-jones/

Review South China Morning Post

http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/books/article/2149696/familys-multi-generational-tale-hinges-fate-young

Review The Malay Mail

https://www.malaymail.com/s/1650724/the-haunting-tale-of-a-concubine-and-her-child

Interview with The Star (Malaysia)

https://www.star2.com/culture/2018/07/25/carol-jones-historical-fiction/

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