Allen & Unwin

That Bligh Girl

By Sue Williams - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

The early 1800s. Governance of the convict colony of New South Wales is in disarray and borders on anarchy at the hands of ...Read Review

Lucky Red

By Claudia Cravens - Published 2023



Orphan Bridget Shaughnessy is a prostitute in Dodge City, Kansas, in 1877. After burying her Pa out on the plains, she rolls into Dodge ...Read Review

The Dead Men (Fiskardo’s War, 2)

By J. C. Harvey - Published 2023



The Dead Men follows directly from the author’s excellent first novel, The Silver Wolf, which introduced Jack Fiskardo. The novel opens in ...Read Review

Esther’s Children

By Caroline Beecham - Published 2022


In 1936, a young woman arrives in Vienna. Tess Simpson is the name in her British passport, but she is also Esther Sinovitch, daughter ...Read Review

The Freedom of Birds

By Stephanie Parkyn - Published 2021


As Napoleon continues his rampage across Europe, the lives of three young performers become intertwined in a series of adventures. Close friends Ré...Read Review

The Silver Wolf (Fiskardo’s War)

By J. C. Harvey - Published 2022



The Thirty Years’ War (1618 – 1648) provides the backdrop for this exciting fictional debut. Despite the troubles of the War, Jack Fiskardo’s life is ...Read Review

The Swift and the Harrier

By Minette Walters - Published 2021


Minette Walters spent many years as a bestselling thriller writer before turning her talents to historical fiction, and The Swift and The Harrier ...Read Review

Small Acts of Defiance

By Michelle Wright - Published 2021


Based in Nazi-occupied Paris, Small Acts of Defiance is award-winning Australian short-story writer Michelle Wright’s debut novel. Wright lived in Paris for ...Read Review

The Electric Hotel

By Dominic Smith - Published 2020



The Electric Hotel is a story within a story, with the main narrative set within a poignant outer frame. It is 1963, and a ...Read Review

Truganini: Journey Through the Apocalypse

By Cassandra Pybus - Published 2020



In the 1820s, the author’s ancestor was given free land grants on Bruny Island, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). The original inhabitants ...Read Review

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