Anton wants to help the ghosts. Rani Cross wants to slice and dice them. And they both need to work together to keep the city safe. A smart, snappy, funny and scary ghost-hunting adventure. Van Diemen's Land, A desperate convict flees into the wilderness. But the land that hides her will show her no mercy. A brilliant literary debut from a writer of rare talent. The current 1 fiction bestseller in Australia and the US: a pulse-pounding thriller, introducing a driven, young detective trying to prove herself in the LAPD.
A masterful, moving story about a teenage boy caught between faith and love, by one of Australia's finest YA writers. Social media megastar Louise Pentland brings us her enchanting, inspiring and completely unputdownable debut novel.
You'll never forget the day you met RobinWilde! The complete guide to writing autobiography, memoir, personal essay, biography, travel and creative nonfiction. A professor of intensive care asks why so many elderly people linger in pain and confusion in ICU when all they want is to die at home in peace and with their loved ones. A crucial and timely rallying cry against unnecessary suffering and for humanity and gentle acceptance at the end of our lives.
Hidden for 75 years, the top secret government documents outlining preparations for the event of a Japanese invasion of Australia in have finally been discovered. They reveal an extraordinarily comprehensive plan to thwart Japanese troops, and a population that would go to great lengths to avoid being enslaved. It was supposed to be just a short holiday Can her family rescue her before it's too late? A dazzling, gripping new novel about a young woman lured into a clutches of a doomsday cult by its charismatic leader, Justin. The story of a young boy who has recently lost his mother, trying to make sense of the world of men and then embarking on a breathtaking adventure of his own - a stunning literary debut in the tradition of Favel Parrett's Past the Shallows and Tim Winton's An Open Swimmer.
Life can be tricky when you're a girl in between relationships, careers and cities The sparkling debut from comic TV and radio presenter, Anna Daniels.
When a bullied teenager bonds with an year-old jazz musician a beautiful friendship begins in a novel that celebrates the power of music across generations. A stunning literary debut that takes the reader into the mysteries and truths that lie at the heart of our country.
A powerful and moving story about one boy caught up in the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of Their love knows no limits - but the further you go, the more dangers there are. Love becomes obsession and lust becomes control. A hundred dates in less than a year. Will they heal her broken heart or make it worse? Brilliant, hilarious and excruciating confessions from bestselling writer and journalist Helen Razer.
When two widowed sisters embark on a holiday to Italy, they have no idea that the trip will upend their comfortable lives forever. From the author of Hester and Harriet. Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love.
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In this bestseller from France and the sequel to The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles, a woman contends with divorce, family trouble, and even murder in her journey to discover who she really is. Devastated after being jilted by the boy next door, Ginny Loftin turns to writing in an attempt to rewrite their story with a better ending.
But it is among the painters, musicians, actors and other writers she meets at a Fifth Avenue salon that she finds new purpose and a second chance at love. A richly told historical novel of family loyalties, loss and artistic desires.
The exhilarating sequel to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Illuminae. The second book in the unputdownable, action-packed Zeroes series from New York Times bestselling authors. What did happen to Agatha Christie during her mysterious eleven-day disappearance just as she was on the cusp of fame? Mixing fact and fantasy, an entrancing novel of creativity and grief. Two frightened children, two very different mothers, and one night of terrifying Blitz bombing during World War Two.
And when the bombs stop falling, which families' lives will be changed forever? From an impressive new voice in Australian literature, a novel where safe harbour seems always just out of reach. Introducing Matt Rix Australian commando. An explosive thriller from the heart of Afghanistan. An expat photographer returns to Australia to make sense of his traumatic childhood and the disappearance of his former girlfriend. Abandoned by the priestess of the island at birth, Aissa is an outcast, surviving by her wits - until she joins the acrobatic bull dancers who are sent away to compete on the island of the Bull King.
A gripping and powerful adventure by acclaimed author Wendy Orr. A tender and terrifying page-turner from the master of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama. The powerful story of a young boy whose father develops Alzheimer's disease, from the highly acclaimed author of A Small Madness. First in a three book series by world-renowned polo player and global face of Ralph Lauren, Nacho Figueras, set in the glamorous, treacherous world of high-stakes polo competition. The dazzling story of family, passion, secrets and vengeance, woven through the hardships of both World Wars, and revealing the intriguing history of the Palace, the opulent Blue Mountains hotel famed for its luxury and mysterious owner.
Dealing with a terrible loss at home and faced with unknown danger in the world of story, Tuesday McGillycuddy has to muster all her resources to survive her most challenging adventure yet.
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What's the worst thing that can happen to a man who has not one, not two, but three secret families on the go? A spectacular new work of imagination and audacity from one of our finest writers. A light-hearted, heart-warming account of how one family faced Alzheimer's and how the almost comical events within the secure walls of the nursing home made them realise that humour was the only way through. A dazzling and mesmerising story that charts the collision course between a rare landscape by a female Dutch painter of the golden age, an inheritor of the work in s Manhattan, and a celebrated art historian who painted a forgery of it in her youth.
A literary novel of breathtaking scope, ambition and achievement. A gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman's personal awakening as she experiences the devastations of World War II in a Scottish Highlands village. Everything you need to know about caring for your new baby, from feeding to sleeping and everything in between - every parent's new best friend. Em is a princess out for revenge as she infiltrates the ruling kingdom's royal family by pretending to be Prince Casimir's bride in this outstanding YA high fantasy suitable for fans of Sarah J Maas from the author of Reboot.
A collection of thrilling, original and imaginative stories from the award-winning, bestselling author of The Slap and Barracuda - a showcase all of his immense and unique story-telling talents. When social media and a mobile phone expose a high school scandal and a husband's shameful secrets the only thing left to do is run. In the remarkable new novel from the bestselling author of The Mothers' Group a beleaguered wife and mother escapes it all on a family road trip - without technology - to reclaim her life and rebuild her family.
Popular columnist and blogger Mrs Woog blows the lid off primary school in a hilarious but loving, no-holds-barred 'expose' of what really goes on inside the school gates. Anna Fienberg's fabulous new high-seas pirate adventure, with scoundrels and blaggards, devilish treachery, and pirates who long for a bit of comfort - great reading for 8 to 12 year olds from the world of Horrendo's Curse.
It should have been a time of acquiring confidence, building self respect and independence, of fostering a connection with the natural world through long hikes. A gripping, compulsively readable memoir of bullying at an elite country boarding school. From the author of the award-winning The Dead I Know comes an urban 'bromance' with an unexpected twist, featuring a boy from the upper end of town who finds refuge and friendship pushing trolleys at the local supermarket and avoiding a troubling secret in his own past.
What if the most terrifying person you'd ever met was your ten-year old sister? A spine-chilling psychological thriller from one of Australia's finest YA authors. A searingly honest and achingly funny story about love and sex amid the hotbed of university colleges by the award-winning author of Raw Blue. Thomas is the new kid in town. So who will believe he's not a murderer? Part paranormal romance, part crime thriller, the new novel from bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer is a heartstopping read.
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Theirs was a match made in Hollywood heaven: Elizabeth formerly Lizzie Pepper and Hollywood mega-star Rob Mars had their photographs on the cover of every magazine and their pick of lead roles in every blockbuster film. But now it's all over and Lizzie is ready to spill the beans. An addictively juicy novel of celebrity love gone wrong! Told from the mesmerising point of view and in the inimitable voice of Jimmy, this is an extraordinary novel about a poor family who is struggling to cope with a different and difficult child.
An irreverent take on the political life and times of Australia's twenty eighth prime minister, detailing a litany of questionable calls, miraculous blunders, and inexplicable mistakes. Introducing ZEROES - featuring six unique superheroes, one bag of stolen drug money, one bungled bank robbery and a whole heap of trouble. All adding up to one outstanding YA series by three extraordinary writers. In London in the mids, a young Australian and her aunt are each on a journey of self-discovery - one by attempting to swim the English Channel the other to rediscover the woman she used to be.
From the bestselling author of In Falling Snow. Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert in a story of two friends, sisterly love and courage - a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control, and of what it means to hunt and be hunted. The second book in the New York Times bestselling series showcases a new evil descending on s New York City, as teen psychic Evie and her similarly gifted friends go on the hunt for a demon bride.
A rocking, uproarious memoir that tells the story of OzRock as well as one amazing life in music. Fasten your seatbelts for one wild ride! An Australian historian determined to find the truth, a stolen inheritance, a wishing tree, a long-lost grandmother, and an unlikely sweetheart come together in a dazzlingly original, audacious and exhilarating novel about love, honour and belonging, and what it means to be a good person. They kept their heads down, they kept their mouths shut and they stuck together to offer sanctuary and shelter to over Jews in their small villages in the isolated upper reaches of the Loire.
This is one of the great modern stories of unknown heroism and courage. Now the case has come back to haunt him. A gripping, white-knuckle novel set in the Antarctic and the muddy fields of the Western Front, told through the eyes of real-life adventurer and pioneer Australian photographer Frank Hurley. The gorgeous, hilarious novel from the author of the much-loved bestseller The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs. In this mesmerising debut, a young American discovers he may be heir to the unclaimed estate of an English World War I officer, which launches him on a quest across Europe to uncover the elusive truth.
They are watching you. Every move you make. Gripping fiction with an edge of terrifying truth - a brilliant and timely debut novel.