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There Was Still Love

By Favel Parrett -



The much anticipated There Was Still Love is Favel Parrett’s third novel. It continues her legacy of writing moving fiction in her ...Read Review

Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterley

By Annabel Abbs - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

In her first novel, The Joyce Girl, Annabel Abbs explored life in the shadows of literary fame. In her second, we are again ...Read Review

The Botanist’s Daughter

By Kayte Nunn - Published 2018


This is Australian author Kayte Nunn’s first historical novel. A love of botany inspired Nunn to write this multi-period novel set in ...Read Review

The Desert Nurse

By Pamela Hart - Published 2018


Although Evelyn Northey desperately wants to be a doctor, her father will not allow it, holding back her inheritance―which would enable her ...Read Review

Lillian Armfield: How Australia’s First Female Detective Took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and Changed the Face of the Force

By Leigh Straw - Published 2018



In the 1920s, Sydney was in the midst of a brutal crime-wave known as “the Razor Wars”. Remarkably, the two principal rival players ...Read Review

The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge

By Kali Napier - Published 2018


Set on the coast of Western Australia during the Great Depression years, this is the story of four members of a family dealing ...Read Review

See What I Have Done

By Sarah Schmidt - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

Lizzie Borden’s acquittal for the murder of her father and stepmother has already generated numerous books, films and plays, even musicals. Whether ...Read Review

A Letter from Italy

By Pamela Hart - Published 2017


Brindisi, 1917. Rebecca Quinn says farewell to Jack, her husband and fellow journalist, who is off on a secret investigation into Albanian smugglers. She ...Read Review

Her Mother’s Secret

By Natasha Lester - Published 2017


Leonora (Leo) East has been running her father’s pharmacy business in Sutton Veny when World War I finally ends. In her spare ...Read Review

The Joyce Girl

By Annabel Abbs - Published 2016Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

In Zurich in 1934, Lucia, the emotionally frail daughter of iconic Irish author James Joyce, is undergoing the “talking cure” with Carl Jung, trying ...Read Review