Pearl remembers Nell's feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe - Diana, Lucy, Pearl. When Pearl's grandmother Nell dies unexpectedly, Pearl and her ... read more
Heart of the Grass Tree is a remarkably assured debut that announces Molly as a significant new Australian literary talent. The novel, which evokes Kangaroo Island with vivid intensity, draws on the early history of the island to show how the past informs everything that f... read more
Kitty Hawke, the last inhabitant of a dying island sinking into the wind-lashed Chesapeake Bay, has resigned herself to annihilation...
Until one night her granddaughter blows ashore in the midst of a storm, desperate, begging for sanctuary. For years, Kitty has k... read more
|Awards:||Prizewinner - Best novel Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2019|
"I absolutely loved The Lost Man. I devoured it in a day. Her best yet!" Liane MoriartyThe man lay still in the centre of a dusty grave under a monstrous sky. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are ... read more
From the award-winning author of the acclaimed bestseller The Last Painting of Sara de Vos comes a luminous new novel tracing the intertwined fates of a silent film director and his muse. Dominic Smith's The Electric Hotel winds through the nascent days of cinema in P... read more
Ellen Williams needs to disappear. Her bright career as an international jockey is washed away as she's implicated in a horse doping scam-one of the worst crimes in the racing world. Humiliated, alone, and on the ru... read more
Bankrupt dairy farmer Tom Murray decides he'd rather sell off his herd and burn down his own house than hand them over to the bank. But something goes tragically wrong, and Tom dies in the blaze. His wife, Dawn, doesn't want him to have died for nothing and decides to hold ... read more
Dairy farmer Tom Murray burns down his family home in an effort to alleviate debt and take a stand against the bank. Let us say not all goes according to his plan. This is a truly Australian protest story written in slang and with bone dry wit, it is timely and thought prov... read more
Is he a hero or a traitor? Based on astonishing true events set in the darkest days of World War II in Budapest, this is an enthralling story of heroism, vengeance, passion, and betrayal. It is also the story of three women linked by a secret that threatens to destroy their lives... read more
An unputdownable final novel from the Miles Franklin Award-winning author of The White Earth.
In the freezing Antarctic waters south of Tasmania, a mountain was discovered in 1642 by the seafaring explorer Gerrit Jansz. Not just any mountain but one that Jansz estimated... read more
Former corporate lawyer Clementine Jones is living in self-imposed exile, passing the time by coaching a country-league footy club and trying to forget the past. Now the team is winning, and the pressure is on to take the Cats to their first grand final in over fifty years.
When her s... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted Miles Franklin 2019 Winner ABIA Book of the Year 2019 Winner ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Matt Richell New Writer of the Year 2019 Winner Audio Book of the Year 2019 Winner UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing - NSW Premier's Awards 2019 Winner Debut Fiction Australian Indie Awards 2019 Winner Book of the Year Australian Indie Awards 2019|
An utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate and a boy's coming of age, set in 1980s Australia and infused with the originality, charm, pat... read more
A thrilling and ambitious new novel from the author of the bestselling and prize-winning TERRA NULLIUS
Shane Daniels and Romany Zetz have been drawn into a war that is not their own. Lives will be destroyed, families will be torn apart. Trust will be broken.
When the war i... read more
A compulsive, note-perfect debut for fans of The Virgin Suicides and Picnic at Hanging Rock 'We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song and when one came back, she wasn't the one we were trying to... read more
The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean
Set in 1992, a palpable endless Australian summer, three sisters disappear during a school concert. This beautifully paced atmospheric novel is narrated by 11 yr old Tikka, an endearing character who is witness to m... read more