He's just and only a boy. It's 1975. Blue Black is a clever young so and so, who's won a scholarship to an exclusive boarding school. His family is from the bush town of Pentimento, and his father earns his living logging the local trees while his mother looks after th... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner of Davitt Awards Adult Fiction 2015. Short-listed for ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2015.|
The no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Nine Perfect Strangers.NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICOLE KIDMANParents behaving badly ... a tragic accident ... or murder? What... read more
Celebrating 25 years as Australia's Favourite Storyteller, Di Morrissey's latest novel is a tribute to the real Australia she knows so well.
|Series:||Collector's Library Cases|
Three of Charles Dickens' best-loved and most famous novels collected in a de-luxe presentation boxed set with padded cloth top and shrink-wrapped. "Oliver Twist" and "A tale of two cities" have specially commissioned Afterwords by Sam Gilpin, and "Hard times" has a specially commissioned Afterword by David Stuart Davies.
The Dordogne town of St Denis may be picturesque and sleepy, but it has more than its fair share of mysteries, as Bruno, chef de police, knows all too well. But when Bruno is invited to the 90th birthday of a powerful local patriarch - a war hero with ... read more
Joe came to Los Angeles to start over, to forget about what happened in New York. But in a darkened room in Soho House everything suddenly changed. She is like no one he's ever met before. She doesn't know about his past and never can. The problem is, hidden bodies don't always stay that way.
Sometimes the danger is on the inside . . .
High on a Cornish cliff sits a vast uninhabited mansion. Uninhabited except for Blake, a young woman of dubious background, secretive and alone, currently acting as housesitter.
The house has a panic room. Cunningly concealed, steel l... read more
Mary Barton is the pretty daughter of a factory worker who finds herself dreaming of a better life when the mill-owner's charming son, Henry, starts to court her. She rejects her childhood friend Jem's affections in the hope of marrying Henry and escaping from the hard and bitter life that is the fate... read more
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
After earning a graduate degree in creative writing from the University of East Anglia, Tracy Chevalier was immediately recognized for her literary talent. In Girl with a Pearl Earring, she recreates the 17th-century world of Johannes Vermeer. This haunting work of... read more
You are warmly invited to . . . The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club Sunday 25th June 1978, 10 o'clock RSVP to Sybil Baxter - ask the operator for 'Fairvale' ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
'Brimming with atmosphere and warmth' Je... read more
The brilliant debut novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Pachinko.
'Ambitious, accomplished, engrossing ... As easy to devour as a nineteenth-century romance'New York Times.
Casey Han's years at Princeton have given her a refined dictio... read more
From the bestselling author of A PLACE CALLED WINTER comes a compassionate, compelling new novel of boyhood, coming of age, and the confusions of desire and reality.
'It's delicious, it's dear, it's heart-breaking and very funny' Rachel Joyce 'An incredibly beaut... read more