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…]
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…]
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…]
In Percheron an old Zar dies and Boaz, the 15 year old son of Herezah, his Absolute Favourite, takes power. [click to continue…]
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…]
On November 6, 1931, Queensland’s Aboriginal fast bowler Eddie Gilbert dismissed Don Bradman for a duck after a spell of bowling the champion batsman rated the fastest he’d ever faced. [click to continue…]
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…]
World War I ended well for the Franklins, prosperous Clydeside shipbuilders. But trouble is brewing behind their respectable facade. [click to continue…]
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…]