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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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  • White Knuckle Ride

    Hop aboard for a desperate, deadly ride with Alan Carter, Amanda Curtin, Peter Docker, Deborah Robertson, Dave Warner and more.

    This is thrilling, jaw-clenching crime fiction from some of Australia’s finest. Read more »

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  • Swimming to the Moon

    by Robert Drewe

    From a floury encounter on a baker’s work table to the art of sitting backwards on chairs, from budgie training to spontaneous human combustion, this collection showcases the non-fiction writing of one of Australia’s best-loved authors.

    These pieces encompass suburban portraits and coastal living, affectionate nostalgia and the absurdity of…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

  • Sweet One

    by Peter Docker

    Selling fast: grab a copy from your local bookstore or online. A reprint is currently underway for September.

    ‘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…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

  • The Weaver Fish

    by Robert Edeson

    Cambridge linguist Edvard Tøssentern, presumed dead, reappears after a balloon crash. When he staggers in from a remote swamp, gravely ill and swollen beyond recognition, his colleagues at the research station are overjoyed. But Edvard’s discovery about a rare giant bird throws them all into the path of an international crime ring.

    The Weaver…Read more »

    Price $27.99 Add to cart

  • Reality

    by Ray Glickman

    Six people have been chosen at random. Without their knowledge, Kathy, Mario, Garry, Hannah, Robert and Julia are about to participate in the ultimate game of manipulation.

    A stranger brings them together, but can this ruthless puppeteer really be held responsible for the choices they make? In the end, who is to blame for their actions: for their…Read more »

    Price $26.99 Add to cart

  • Salt Story

    by Sarah Drummond

    In this warm, lively, salty account of living on and by the sea, Drummond writes of fishing and feuds, of life as an apprentice fisherwoman, and of all the fish that got away.

    Salt Story pays homage to sea-dogs, fisherwomen, oystermen and storytellers everywhere.

    Praise for the Book
    ‘Too few writers capture the essence of now: the flavour…Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Getting Warmer

    by Alan Carter

    Cato Kwong is back. Back in Boom Town and back on a real case – the unsolved mystery of a missing fifteen-year-old girl. But it’s midsummer in the city of millionaires and it’s not just the heat that stinks. A pig corpse, peppered with nails, is uncovered in a shallow grave and a body, with its throat cut, turns up in the local nightclub. As a…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

  • The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

    by Tracy Farr

    This is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie.

    Lena is Music’s Most Modern Musician; the first theremin player of the twentieth century.

    From the obscurity of a Perth boarding school to a glittering career on the world stage, Lena Gaunt’s life will be made and torn apart by those she gives her heart to.

    Praise for…Read more »

    Price $26.99 Add to cart

  • Now Showing

    by Ron Elliott

    ‘With the whip-crack tenacity of a Raymond Chandler novel, we are pushed right into the heart of the action and emerge breathless and bloodied. Hop into the driver’s seat alongside a cast of drifters, psychotics and hapless losers.’
    Reg Cribb, playwright, screenwriter, actor

    For the price of two movie tickets, Ron Elliott’s criminally good…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

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