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Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer

By Robert Macklin - Published 2016



Few of the thousands who daily travel the 800km road between Sydney and Melbourne are likely to give thought as to how it ...Read Review

A Kiss from Mr. Fitzgerald

By Natasha Lester - Published 2016


Evelyn Lockhart lives a conservative life in Concord, Massachusetts with her parents and sister. She’s expected to marry her childhood friend Charlie ...Read Review

The War Bride

By Pamela Hart - Published 2016


Returned Aussie digger Frank waits eagerly on the wharf in Sydney for the arrival of his English bride, Margaret. But she’s not ...Read Review

The Soldier’s Wife

By Pamela Hart - Published 2015Published 2016


This book opens in 1915 in the midst of World War I as Jimmy Hawkins is about to be sent away to Gallipoli. Although ...Read Review

The Secret Chord

By Geraldine Brooks - Published 2015



King David needs little introduction to those raised in the Judeo-Christian faiths (he’s also a prophet of Islam), but readers without any ...Read Review

The Whispering City

By Mara Faye Lethem (trans.) - By Sara Moliner - Published 2015



Barcelona in 1952. When glamorous widow, Mariona Sobrerroca, is found murdered in her mansion, Inspector Isidro Castro is assigned to the investigation. Young newspaper ...Read Review

Girl Runner

By Carrie Snyder - Published 2015



Aganetha (Aggie) Smart is a fictional Canadian runner who wins the gold medal in the 800-metre race in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. Aggie’...Read Review

The Night Falling

By Katherine Webb - Published 2014Published 2014-11-20


It is a hot summer in Puglia, early 1920s. Socialist and war veteran Ettore labours in the fields helping to support his sister ...Read Review

The President’s Lunch

By Jenny Bond - Published 2014


In 1933, Iris McIntosh loses her teaching job in Chicago and is forced on the road with thousands of others who are desperate for ...Read Review

Evergreen Falls

By Kimberley Freeman - Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-08-04


The setting for this dual-period novel is a grand old spa in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and is inspired by ...Read Review