by Jen Banyard
When junior reporter Pollo implicates the Mayor’s nephew in a spate of local robberies, she sets in train a series of mishaps that only she, her friend Will and her faithful sheep sidekick Shorn Connery can set to rights. Read more »
All that is thrilling and with a taste of the criminal, from some well-loved Western Australian authors including Alan Carter, Amanda Curtin, Peter Docker, Jon Doust, Dave Warner and others.
Fiction is a safe way to go to dark places. These are stories will tease, tantalise and unsettle. A little light summer reading from the dark side … Read more »
Rosie and Cray chuck in their city jobs for Margaret River while Liza, Ferg and Sam have been there forever, working the family farm. Under pressure from developers the families unite against change. But when a natural disaster strikes, change is inevitable. Read more »
But good decisions can have bad consequences. And leaving Carl is going to be a whole lot harder than Lucy could ever have imagined. Read more »
by Peter Docker
‘This extraordinary novel combines the grip and pull of a good thriller with the complexity, intelligence and passion of a writer with plenty to say and exceptional talent to say it.’
Sydney Morning Herald / The Age / Canberra Times
‘Docker has cleverly intervwoven his fiction with the political issue – the treatment of Indigenous people…Read more »
Nick Smart is fresh out of school, a wet-behind-the-ears jackaroo on a gap year. But at Palmenter Station, nothing is what it seemsRead more »
by Jeff Hatwell
The Sydney Morning Herald called it an ‘engrossing and well-told story’ and Herald Sun said it was ‘in a word: inspiring’.
This is the epic tale of Percy Black and Harry Murray — two plain hard-working Australians whose paths crossed when they enlisted in support of country and empire.
Thrown into the extraordinary and surreal world of…Read more »
by Ray Glickman
Reality explores our fascination with reality TV when its unnamed narrator, bored with his easy successes elsewhere, selects six strangers and makes their lives collide.
In the end, who is to blame for their actions – for their deceit, infidelity and crime? The reader is implicated as much as the six subjects in this dark and pacy read. Read more »
by Annie Boyd
The elegant, ultra-modern S.S. Koombana arrived in Western Australia in March 1909. She served the Nor’-West coast for only three years before disappearing in a late-summer cyclone off the Pilbara coast with 156 passengers and crew on boardRead more »
A collection of ‘ripping yarns, beautiful lies and a few home truths’, Salt Story is fisherwoman and social historian Sarah Drummond’s account of living on and by the sea, and of the local fisher dynasties whose livelihood is under threat.
Salt Story is a tribute to sea-dogs, fisherwomen, oystermen and storytellers everywhere.
Praise…Read more »