For over ten years, Ros, Adele, Judy and Simone have been in an online book club, but they have never met face to face. Until now... Determined to enjoy her imminent retirement, Adele invites her fellow bibliophiles to help her house-sit in the Blue Mountains. It's a tantalisin... read more
Edwina Dawling is the golden girl of Australian television. The former pop singer is now the country's most popular actress, an international star thanks to the hit TV soap The Glitter Game. But behind the seductive glamour of television is a cutthroat world where careers are mad... read more
He was the only one left alive; now it was his turn to die.
In September 1972, journalist Anna Rosen takes an early morning phone call from her boss at the ABC, telling her about two bombings in Sydney's busy CBD. It's the worst terrorist attack in the country's h... read more
From nineteenth-century Adelaide and the red dirt of mid-north South Australia, to the cattle stations and buffalo plains of the far north Ross Grant?s journey is one of desire, adventure and determination, to the heart of stone country and beyond.
South Australia, 1919.Ross G... read more
Ruby and Cat's friendship was forged on an English dockside over sixty years ago when, both fearful, they boarded a ship bound for Australia. It was a friendship that was supposed to last a lifetime but when news of Cat's death reaches Ruby back in London, it comes after a painful estrangement.Declan ... read more
Each looking to make a new start, Zoe and Martin set out independently to walk two thousand kilometres from Cluny in France to Santiago in Spain, in the footsteps of pilgrims who have walked the Camino -- The Way -- for centuries. The Camino changes you, it?s said. It?s a cha... read more
The last bushrangers in Australian history, James and Patrick Kenniff, were at the height at their horse thieving operation at turn of the 20th century. In One, troops cannot pull the Kenniff Gang out of the ranges and plains of Western Queensland - the brothers know the terrain too well, and... read more
He had never killed anyone who hadn't deserved it. The means always justified the end. He didn't need forgiveness.He needed justification. The greater good. Battered war correspondent John Bailey is a man living on the edge. He's haunted by nightmares of being kidnapped and tort... read more
Charismatic womanizer Jack Bryant has the world at his feet, but when trouble catches up with him he's forced to flee Penzance for good.
Honest Ned Sinclair is on a family adventure in Rangoon when he is dealt a bitter blow. With all the odds against him, he risks his life in... read more
|Series:||Text Classics Ser.|
This first volume of Ruth Park's autobiography is an account of her isolated childhood in the rainforests of New Zealand, her convent education which encouraged her love of words and writing, and the bitter years of the Depression.She then entered the rough-a... read more
So the day promised fair, and the sea lay like a quilt with the waves tucked under, and the trees wavering like leafless water, cut to fit from a transparent block of blue air and frost. Owls Do Cry tells the story of the Withers family: Francie, who is twelve and about to start work ... read more
|Series:||Don Tillman Ser.|
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner of ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2014 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Unpublished Manuscript 2012. Shortlisted for Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Debut Fiction 2014 and Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2014.|
An international sensation, this hilarious, feel-good novel is narrated by an oddly charming and socially challenged genetics professor on an unusual quest: to find out if he is capable of true love. Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can count all his... read more