What shall I talk about? Love and art? Life and death? Or flowers. Flowers are nice. Bliss Henderson has lived a flawed, passionate life. She was an isolated child, a budding artist, and a sophisticated career woman in 1960s London. Through marriages and frien... read more
One may as well begin, 'Once Upon a Time ...' We thought to tell a story with such momentum; a truck careering down a hillside, thunder in a rocky riverbed, a skeleton tumbling to the ground. There must be at least one brave and resilient character at its centre, Tilly Coolman (one of... read more
|Awards:||Jane Harper has worked as a print journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK. Winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, her bestselling first novel, The Dry sold to over twenty territories, with film rights sold to Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea. Jane lives in Melbourne with her husband and daughter.|
Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side. The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and teach resilience and te... read more
From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies "I adored Three Wishes ...fresh, very, very funny ...also intelligent and unsentimental about family dynamics" Marian Keyes "Written with wisdom, humor, and sincerity" Booklist Three si... read more
From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies "Love is not black and white ...fascinating and compassionate fiction" Daily Telegraph "A sharp and funny romantic tale." O Magazine This perceptive and honest novel from ... read more
From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little LiesSOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA"Funny and knowing... [about] what we choose to remember, and fight to forget." O magazine"The affecting ... read more
TO DO LIST. Buy hummus; Pay Pilates teacher; Find prostitute for son...When it comes to sex, even the best laid plans come unstuck - in the stickiest way possible. As a crossword-addicted English teacher, Lucy never expected to be arrested for kerb-crawling. But her autistic... read more
Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past - for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin, a messy divorce. Loo... read more
A NEW STORY IN AN ANCIENT LANDSCAPE FROM AUSTRALIA'S FAVOURITE STORYTELLER.
In The Red Coast, Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies.
After the upheaval which sep... read more
'There were a heat. Air hotter'n blud. She felt it bakin her skin as she moved. There weren't nothin certain but one thing i- the Reckoner were coming.' Outback Australia. 500 years from now. A girl races across the desert pursued by the reckoner, scavenged spoils held cl... read more
"Absurd, original and highly addictive ...In Their Brilliant Careers, Ryan O'Neill has written a hilarious novel in the guise of sixteen biographies of (invented) Australian writers. Meet Rachel Deverall, who discove... read more
The latest, immensely moving novel of lost love and missed moments from Steven Carroll, one of Australia's greatest writers, multi-award winner of the Miles Franklin Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Prime Minister's Literary Award 'Why do some nights feel a... read more