Summer 2006

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Henry’s Women

Millie’s fiancé had been ‘stolen’ by her sister, Esme, leaving Millie to live at home, caring for her father. But when he dies in 1891, she’s left without a penny and goes to live with Esme and Leo as a domestic. [click to continue…]

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Under the Mulga – A Bush Memoir

Under the Mulga follows Jim Gasteen’s childhood adventures, marriage and his life-long love affair with the land, which saw him eventually become an unlikely champion of land management. [click to continue…]

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Honk if you are Jesus

At the age of 45, Dr Maria Fox, Senior Lecturer in obstetrics and world authority on invitro-fertilisation, is burnt out and weary. [click to continue…]

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Odalisque

In Percheron an old Zar dies and Boaz, the 15 year old son of Herezah, his Absolute Favourite, takes power. [click to continue…]

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Grace

Some relevant facts about Grace Molloy. apart from being named after a 100 000-year-old skeleton, she was twenty-nine and for much of the past three years she’d been hiding from an erotomaniac. [click to continue…]

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Impossible

Everything Sasha does is within the boundaries of tradition. Liam is sockless in December. Sasha is widowed, a woman who knows she was lucky enough to be married to the most wonderful man in the world and thankful for every moment they had. [click to continue…]

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The Captive Heart

World War I ended well for the Franklins, prosperous Clydeside shipbuilders. But trouble is brewing behind their respectable facade. [click to continue…]

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The Weather Makers

What does climate change mean?
How will global warming affect our lives?
Is it the cause of wilder storms and more frequent drought?
Are these events inevitable? [click to continue…]

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The Captive Wife

When Betty Guard steps ashore in Sydney, in 1834, she meets with a heroine’s welcome. Her survival during a four-month kidnapping ordeal amongst Taranaki Maori is hailed as nothing short of a miracle. [click to continue…]

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Moreton Bay People

Collected throughout the last decade of the twentieth century, these reminiscences of ‘Moreton Bay People’ provide a unique insight into the lifestyle of the Moreton Bay area during a particular time frame of history – the twentieth century. [click to continue…]

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Double Homicide Santa Fe and Boston

SANTA FE Special Investigators Steve Katz and Darrel Two Moons regularly work the nightshift in downtown New Mexico. The calls that come in are about feuding spouses, gang assaults, alcohol-induced fights. But not tonight…

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Cross Bones

Death by self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head’ is the on-scene assessment, but the victim’s relatives are adamant in their rejection of suicide as an explanation.

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The Bush and the Never Never

Crisp as a whipcrack and told at a lively pace, The Bush and the Never Never is full of colourful people, bizarre incidents (comic and tragic) and little-known facts about bush life in Australia.

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Not So Silent Sam

Silent Sam Calder had four careers and all were vital to the security and development of both the Northern Territory and Australia.

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The Collected Short Stories of Louis L’Amour

These stories bring us face-to-face with heroism in unexpected places: in the form of a single mother facing down an Apache war party, or a whiskey-soaked drunk who wakes to find he’s the only hope for a town surrounded by marauders.

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Storm Bay

Portsmouth, 1832. Once the pride of the British East India fleet, the Veritas has fallen on hard times.

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Nine Parts of Desire

As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism.

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The Moon at Midnight

It is autumn 1962 and darkness is falling over the idyllic fishing port of Bexham.

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