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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 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. Read more »

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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 with…Read 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 apart. A gloriously illustrated book about the metamorphosis of friendship. Read more »

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And the winner is!

Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.

The 28-year-old Broome resident won the award for her manuscript Troppo. »