Penguin Australia

The Wife’s Tale

By Christine Wells - Published 2016


This is a dual-narrative novel with a difference. In one section, a modern-day woman becomes intrigued by centuries-old secrets about an elegant country ...Read Review

Waratah House

By Ann Whitehead - Published 2012


On a ship to Australia in the 1880s, Marina is orphaned after a fever outbreak and is taken into the care of James ...Read Review

The Lavender Keeper

By Fiona McIntosh - Published 2012



Luc, the adopted son of Jewish parents, runs a lavender farm in Provence. In 1942 his life is shattered when his beloved grandmother is ...Read Review

Black Jack Anderson

By Elaine Forrestal - Published 2008


Children/Young Adult

There is always a danger when writing a pirate story of making it too exciting, of somehow condoning the crime. Elaine Forrestal has ...Read Review