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People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield

Title: People of Abandoned Character Author: Clare Whitfield Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: Head of Zeus/HarperCollins Australia Published: 2nd December 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: What would you do if you thought your husband was Jack the Ripper? A dark historical crime novel. 'An astonishing book' M.W. CRAVEN He is my husband.… Continue reading People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield

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Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal by Anna Whateley

Title: Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal Author: Anna Whateley Genre: Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 28th April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 248 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: At sixteen, neurodivergent Peta Lyre is the success story of social training. That is, until she finds herself on a school ski trip - and falling in love… Continue reading Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal by Anna Whateley

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The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

Title: The God Child Author: Nana Oforiatta Ayim Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: Maya grows up in Germany knowing that her parents are different: from one another, and from the rest of the world. Her reserved, studious father is distant; and her beautiful,… Continue reading The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

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The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Title: The Deathless Girls Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Genre: Historical, Gothic, Fantasy Publisher: Bellatrix/Hachette Published: 24th September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Gothic, intoxicating, feminist and romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut. Gothic,… Continue reading The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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Pre-release review: What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson

Title: What Lies Beneath Us Author: Kirsty Ferguson Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Elephant Tree Publishing Published: 22nd February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 286 Price: $20.00 Synopsis: Jessica James had the perfect life. She had a good job, supportive friends, and her husband Geoff and her son Jack both adored her. Everything changed the moment she found… Continue reading Pre-release review: What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson

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The Sister’s Song by Louise Allan

*Read in 2017, published review in 2018* Title: The Sister’s Song Author: Louise Allan Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Set in rural Tasmania from the 1920s to the 1990s, The Sisters' Song traces the lives of two very different sisters. One for whom giving… Continue reading The Sister’s Song by Louise Allan