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Isolation Publicity with Sonya Bates

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Sonya Bates

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Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour by Ally Carter’

Title: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour Author: Ally Carter Genre: Fiction Publisher: Lothian/Hachette Australia Published: 3rd March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 340 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Ally Carter's middle grade debut is full of mystery, mayhem, and friendship, and will keep you guessing right until the very end. When 11-year-old April… Continue reading Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour by Ally Carter’

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The River Home by Hannah Richell

Title: The River Home Author: Hannah Richell Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 25th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 360 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The river can take you home. But the river can also drag you under... The new novel from bestselling author Hannah Richell. A wise and emotionally powerful story of a broken family… Continue reading The River Home by Hannah Richell

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The Unforgiving City by Maggie Joel

Title: The Unforgiving City Author: Maggie Joel Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 425 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Secrets and lies throw three lives into chaos in the last days of the nineteenth century. Colonial Sydney in the final weeks of the nineteenth century: a city striving for… Continue reading The Unforgiving City by Maggie Joel

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The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant Author: Kayte Nunns Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 375 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A cache of unsent love letters from the 1950s is found in a suitcase on a remote island in this mysterious love story by top ten bestselling author,… Continue reading The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

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The Legacy of Beauregarde by Rosa Fedele

Title: The Legacy of Beauregarde Author: Rosa Fedele Genre: Australian Noir/Suspense Publisher: MoshPit Publishing Published: 10th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 424 Price: $39.95 Synopsis:‘You could lose someone down there, couldn’t you? Anyone could get buried under the concrete slab, and no one would even know!’ The Beauregarde women have lived in the shadow of… Continue reading The Legacy of Beauregarde by Rosa Fedele

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The Far-Back Country by Kate Lyons

Title: The Far-Back Country Author: Kate Lyons Genre: Literary Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 27th June 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A superbly written and compelling novel about the bonds of family and home set against the outback landscape. In 1979, at the age of fourteen, Ray McCullough ran away… Continue reading The Far-Back Country by Kate Lyons

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The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

Title: The Peacock Summer Author: Hannah Richell Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th June 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Two summers, decades apart. Two women whose lives are forever entwined. And a house that holds the secrets that could free them both. At twenty-six, Lillian feels ancient and exhausted. Her marriage… Continue reading The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

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The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady

Title: The Yellow House Author: Emily O'Grady Genre: Literary Fiction, Crime, Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The winner of the prestigious literary award that has launched over a hundred authors - the Australian/Vogel's Literary award Winner of the 2018 The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award Even before I… Continue reading The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady

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P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

Title: P is for Pearl Author: Eliza Henry Jones Genre: Young Adult, Literary Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th of February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A POIGNANT READ BURSTING WITH HEARTACHE, GRIEF AND SMALL-TOWN FAMILY SECRETS THAT WILL DRAW YOU IN UNTIL THE FINAL PAGE' - Gabrielle Tozer, award-winning author of The Intern, Faking… Continue reading P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones