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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 Lace Weaver

By Lauren Chater - Published 2018


Just as the gossamer threads of Estonian shawls are woven into intricate symbolic patterns, so too is this story of two young women ...Read Review

The Faithful

By Juliet West - Published 2017


Hazel, just sixteen, anticipates a long, boring summer at Aldwick Bay in Sussex. Her best friend won’t be there and Hazel’s ...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

To Die But Once

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2018



Although WW2 has broken out, in London it is the lull before the storm when everyone is prepared for attack but nothing much ...Read Review

Into the World

By Stephanie Parkyn - Published 2017



It is 1791, and the ships of the La Perouse expedition have gone missing somewhere in the Great Southern Ocean. Admiral Bruni d’Entrecasteaux ...Read Review

100 Nasty Women of History

By Hannah Jewell - Published 2017



 Donald Trump calling Hillary Clinton “nasty” seems to have been the genesis for this compilation by satirist Hannah Jewell, and in it she ...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

Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California

By Terry Smyth - Published 2017



The Sydney “Ducks” or “Coves” were a rag-tag collection of unsavoury individuals from penal colonies in Australia who sailed off to the California ...Read Review

The Girl from Munich

By TANIA BLANCHARD - Published 2017


Lotte lives in Munich and would love to follow her dream of becoming a professional photographer, but her parents insist she contribute to ...Read Review

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