In 1944 Emily Dean is dispatched from Melbourne to stay with relatives in rural Victoria. At the family property, Mount Prospect, she finds that Grandmother is determined to keep up standards despite the effects of the war, while Della, the bible-qu... read more
|Series:||Joe Wilderness Series|
Having shot someone in what he believed was self-defence in the chaos of 1963 Berlin, Wilderness finds himself locked up with little chance of escape. But an official pardon through his father-in-law Burne-Jones, a senior agent at MI6, means he is free to go - althou... read more
The prizewinning and No 1 bestselling author Sadie Jones moves to a gorgeous and bewitching historical setting in a blissful new novel full of surprises.
One late spring evening in 1912, in the kitchens at Sterne, preparations begin for an elegant suppe... read more
2012. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
One day in early spring, Dorrit Weger is checked into the Second Reserve Bank Unit for biological material. She is promised a nicely furnished apartment inside the Unit, where she will make new friends, enjoy the state of the art recreation facilities, and live the few remaining days... read more
From the internationally acclaimed author of Gould's Book of Fish comes an astonishing new novel, a riveting portrayal of a society driven by fear. What would you do if you turned on the television and saw you were the most wanted terrorist in the country? Gina Davies is... read more
2006. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy.
This is no ordinary love story and Sam is no typical hero...but he is a hero.
Charming, quirky, and absolutely bursting with heart, this is the perfect book club read for fans ofThe Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove, and Eleanor Oliphant.
Sam H... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
Humorous, allegorical novel centred on the life of Tristan Smith. Set in the mythical nations of Voorstand and Efica, it follows the adventures of Tristan, who is doomed never to be taller than three foot six. Includes maps, footnotes and glossary. Author's o... read more
1994, First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a light dusting to the top edge. The d/w is also near fine with only a small chip from the heel of the spine.
A page-turning story of family secrets and lies from Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel Arcadia out soon.The valley is nestled between rugged peaks, divided by a magnificent river. Within its peaceful green contours are held the secrets of generations of tribes, famil... read more
2008. A paperback copy in fine condition.
'The thing he felt ending was not just one person, or even one generation; it was older, and had, in truth, been ending for a long time . . . It was a chain of stories clinging to stories, of love clinging to love. It was an inheritance he did not know ho... read more
The second volume of the astonishing Earth's Children(R) series--over 34 million copies sold worldwide In The Valley of Horses, Ayla, the unforgettable heroine of The Clan of the Cave Bear, sets out on her own odyssey of discovery away from the nurturing adoptive family a... read more
2002. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Een werkloze Ier voelt zich onbegrepen en diep ongelukkig, totdat zijn beste vriend een fish-and-chips wagen koopt en hem tot partner neemt, hetgeen tot vele komische situaties leidt.
Minerva, 1991. A paperback copy in very good condition.
In Victorian London, gruesome events are afoot. Some are asking why the Detective Force's Inspector Albert Newsome is investigating the curious but - apparently - insignificant death that occurred in Holywell Street. What seemed like a common incident is complicated when the ... read more
2010. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy.