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Australian Authors

The Countess From Kirribilli – An intriguing life story of an extraordinary woman

Duffy's recommended lockdown read! She was Australian born, an international bestselling author and a member of the glamorous literary, intellectual and society salons of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century London and EuropeShe was 'amused, cynical, ironic, loving, gay, ferocious, cold, ardent but never gentle'. She was a whirlwind. She created…
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Australian Authors

The Others – Another 5-star read from Mark Brandi

Duffy's recommended lockdown read! From the bestselling author of WIMMERA and THE RIP comes The Others, an unforgettable novel that explores the darkness in our world with the light only a child can find. I heard voices talking last night. I've never heard my father talk to someone else. Not…
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New Releases and Bookworm News

22 Murders Of Madison May – He will kill her again because he’s killed her before

'With unrelenting tension, Max Barry weaves a complex tapestry where a sociopath's insatiable obsession knows no bounds, not even time and space, and only two things are certain - he will kill her again because he's killed her before. I devoured this novel in one sitting.' Barker, author of A Caller's…
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Fiction

The Husbands – A feminist thriller with a sprinkling of ‘Get Out’

Smart, sharp and timely, The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the 'second shift' is equally shared - and what it might take to get there. If you love the novels of Liane Moriarty, Celeste Ng and Sally Hepworth you will devour The Husbands. To what lengths would you go for…
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Book Blast!

Book Blast! Emergence – A medical thriller

Memphis, TN— Memphis anesthesiologist, Dr. Shira Shiloah, announces the release of her debut medical thriller, EMERGENCE. Published by Salty Air Publishing, this chilling tale, dubbed a “medical romantic thriller” by BookLife, will be available wherever books are sold beginning September 15, 2020. EMERGENCE follows Webb, a neurosurgeon who intentionally maims and kills his patients in…
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Australian Authors

Body Of Stars – The new Handmaid’s Tale?

Body of Stars. Vox meets The Immortalists in this bold and dazzling exploration of fate and female agency in a world where women own the future but not their own bodies. 'We have a new The Handmaid's an exciting new literary voice with a dazzling imagination' EMMA KENNEDYNo future, dear reader, can break a…
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Fiction

The Perfect Lie – Starts off with a bang, but ends a fizzer

TW: suicide He jumped to his death in front of witnesses. Now his wife is charged with murder. Five years ago, Erin Kennedy moved to New York following a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband in the scenic seaside town of Newport, Long Island. When Erin…
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Author Interviews

Object Lessons – TV-The Hidden Lives Of Ordinary Things

TV Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary ; Once upon a time, the news was only 15 minutes long and middle-class families huddled around a tiny black-and-white screen, TV dinners on their laps, awaiting weekly sitcoms that depicted an all-white…
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Australian Authors

Love In A Sunburnt Land – An anthology of Australian romance

Love In A Sunburnt Land was inspired by the poem by Dorothea MacKellar, My Country. Each author took a line (with permission) from the poem and based their story setting around that. For example, I am sweeping plains and that became the setting for my story. It was such a…
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