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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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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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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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The Cubs Roar – The final book in the Plantagenet series

Eleanor of Aquitaine has disappeared. After launching a great rebellion to destroy her husband Henry II’s reign, it seems she has abandoned her sons in the struggle against their formidable father. As treachery radiates from Scotland to the Pyrenees, tension between the kings of France and England erupts into war.…
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The Girl She Was – Confronting suspense which cuts to the quick

‘She’d long ago stopped wondering whether anyone would find out what she’d done. It was in the past, and Layla didn’t dwell on the past.’ At the cafe in the small town of Glasswater Bay where she works after school, seventeen-year-old Layla enters into a volatile relationship with her married…
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