|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Long-listed for CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2017.|
Poland, 1944 Alfred Mendl counts down his final days within the confines of a hell on earth. His family was torn away from him on arrival, his life's work was burned before his eyes. Now his only joy comes from watching the occasional game of chess. To the guards he is unassuming, ... read more
A one-in-a-million story for anyone who loves to laugh, cry, and think about how extraordinary ordinary life can be. Not to be missed by readers who loved THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY, ELIZABETH IS MISSING or THE SHOCK OF THE FALL. Miss Ona Vitkus has - aside from three months in the summer o... read more
From Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel Arcadia out soon.Kerrie, in her 40s, has just lost her famous sculptor husband who had been the centre of her existence and for whom she sacrificed her own art career. Now she needs to find the courage to rekindle her dream... read more
2011. First edition. A trade paperback copy in fine, unmarked condition.
In The Optickal Illusion, Rachel Halliburton's meticulous recreation of Georgian society reveals the sordid details of a genuine scandal that deceived the British Royal Academy. Her debut novel questions the lengths women must go to make their mark on a society that seek... read more
|Reading Level:||1 fiction|
A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper's Wife.
There wasn't anything I could do. All I saw was a man falling to the ground. Late one spring night, Driss Guerraoui, a Moroccan immigrant in California, is walking across a darkened intersection when he is killed by a speeding car. The repercussions of his death bring toge... read more
2011. A paperback copy in near fine condition.
|Series:||Joseph O'loughlin Ser.|
A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. The new bestseller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its shocking climax, by multi-million-copy selling author Michael Robotham. A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. The new bestsell... read more
Humanity's super-intelligent AI Gods brutally punish breaches in reality, as one young scientist discovers, in this intense and brilliant space opera.
Autistic scientist Yasira Shien has developed a radical new energy drive that could change the future of humanit... read more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories. An eleven-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a ... read more
1986, Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light tanning to the edges and endpapers.
|Author:||Ken Gelder (Selected by)|
This anthology of Australian ghost stories--from the 1850s to the present day--draws together a neglected but striking genre of fiction which works to remind those who recently settled the country how unsettled it actually is. Australia becomes the ... read more
1994. First edition. An ex-library copy in good condition in a good d/w.