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These Unlucky Stars by Gillian McDunn

Title: These Unlucky Stars Author: Gillian McDunn Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 28th September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Annie has felt like the odd one out in her family. Her dad and brother are practical and organised - they just don't understand… Continue reading These Unlucky Stars by Gillian McDunn

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The Nancys by R.W.R McDonald

Title: The Nancys Author: R.W.R McDonald Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $16.99 Synopsis:  A schoolgirl and her uncle and his boyfriend have two weeks to solve a murder in a small town style forgot... WINNER of the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First NovelTippy Chan… Continue reading The Nancys by R.W.R McDonald

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Life Before by Carmel Reilly

Title: Life Before Author: Carmel Reilly Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 6th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 345 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Suspense and family secrets surround a pair of estranged siblings in a compelling debut thriller. She knew she should talk to him. But what could she say? Once there had been blame… Continue reading Life Before by Carmel Reilly

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Review and Give Away: Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Title: Scrublands Author: Chris Hammer Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 25th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 496 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia. In an isolated… Continue reading Review and Give Away: Scrublands by Chris Hammer