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  • Sister Heart

    by Sally Morgan

    A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in new friendships.

    Poignantly told from the child’s perspective, Sister Heart affirms the power of family and kinship.

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  • After This: Survivors of the Holocaust speak

    by Alice Nelson

    On 27 January 2015 the world commemorated the 70-year anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. As the last living witnesses of that terrible time pass away, award-winning writer Alice Nelson presents a powerful collection of fourteen narratives by Australian Holocaust survivors told in their voices. Each individual’s account of the war…Read more »

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  • Before It Breaks

    by Dave Warner

    Detective Daniel Clement is back in Broome, licking his wounds from a busted marriage and struggling to be impressed by his new team of small-town cops. Here, in the oasis on the edge of the desert, life is as stagnant as Clement’s latest career move.

    But when a body is discovered at a local fishing spot, it is clearly not the result of a crocodile…Read more »

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  • Carousel

    by Brendan Ritchie

    Nox is an arts graduate wondering what to do with his life. Taylor and Lizzy are famous indie musicians, and Rocky works the checkouts at Target.

    When they find themselves trapped in a giant shopping centre, they eat fast food, watch bad TV and wait for the mess to be sorted. But when days turn to weeks, a sense of menace grows.

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  • In love and war: nursing heroes

    by Liz Byrski

    In the aftermath of the Battle of Britain, airmen filled a small town where pioneering plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe established revolutionary surgical and therapeutic treatments.

    For the child Liz Byrski, growing up in East Grinstead, the burnt faces of these airmen filled her nightmares.

    In her late sixties, Liz returned to make peace wRead more »

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  • Dropping In

    by Geoff Havel

    Sticks and Ranga live on the same street, go to the same school and love the same things – skateboarding and PlayStation.

    When new kid James arrives in his wheelchair, Sticks isn’t sure they can be friends. But Sticks quickly discovers they have a lot in common. Cerebral palsy stops James from doing some things but it hasn’t dulled his sense…Read more »

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  • Harold and Grace

    by Sean E Avery

    Two tiny eggs, one in a pond and one on a tree, survive a brutal storm and hatch at the same time. Harold the tadpole and Grace the caterpillar become friends. But as they grow, they grow apartRead more »

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  • Bad Seed

    by Alan Carter

    When wealthy property developer Francis Tan and his family are found slain in their mansion, Cato Kwong is forced to recall a personal history that makes his investigation doubly painful. The killer is elusive and brutal, and the investigation takes Cato to Shanghai. In a world of spoilt rich kids and cyber dragons, Cato is about to discover a whole…Read more »

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  • Black Light

    by K.A. Bedford

    Ruth Black is an English novelist left widowed by the mysterious death of her husband during the Great War. She immigrates to Australia and settles in the sleepy coastal town of Pelican River to repair her broken heart and work on her next novel.

    But her quiet life is thrown into disarray when Aunt Julia arrives with an urgent, dreadful messageRead more »

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  • Conversations I've never had

    by Caitlin Maling

    In her debut collection, award-winning talent Caitlin Maling explores coming of age in contemporary Australia. Writing from Perth, Houston and Cambridge, Maling’s early years to adulthood are told through the lens of the Australian landscape. For young settler Australians this is a place that both defines and undermines identity. A place that claims…Read more »

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