Category Archives: General fiction – adult

The Naturalist’s Daughter by Tea Cooper

Book blurb… 1808 Agnes Banks, NSW Rose Winton wants nothing more than to work with her father, eminent naturalist Charles Winton, on his groundbreaking study of the platypus. Not only does she love him with all her heart, but the … Continue reading

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Where the Murray River Runs by Darry Fraser

Book blurb… A nineteenth-century story of greed, honour and an overwhelming love Bendigo 1890 Ard O’Rourke is Linley Seymour’s perfect man. They’ve known each other since they were children and she has never wanted anyone else. But when she discovers … Continue reading

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The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge by Kali Napier

Book blurb… Every family has secrets that bind them together. A heart-rending story of a guesthouse keeper and his wife who attempt to start over, from devastatingly talented debut author Kali Napier. 1932. Ernie and Lily Hass, and their daughter, Girlie, … Continue reading

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The Good Mother by Karen Osman

Book blurb… How far would you go to protect your children? A gripping psychological suspense, with a shocking twist that will leave you reeling… Catherine is a good mother and a good wife. The family home is immaculate, her husband’s … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Woman by Nicole Alexander

Book blurb… Inspired by a real newspaper story from 1930, An Uncommon Woman is an epic tale of duty, ambition, prejudice and love, from the pen of bestselling author Nicole Alexander. It’s a man’s world – but not for long . . … Continue reading

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Willow Tree Bend by Kaye Dobbie

Book blurb… An interrupted phone call and a mysterious disappearance bring a family’s secret past crashing into the present… 1969: Small-town girl Faith Taylor leaves her family home in Willow Tree Bend and lands a job at the Angel—Melbourne’s most … Continue reading

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The Visitors by Catherine Burns

Book blurb… You can lock them in, but secrets find a way out . . . A deeply unsettling and compulsively readable debut novel. A chilling debut inspired by high-profile cases of abduction and imprisonment that explores the complex truths … Continue reading

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Sixty Seconds by Jesse Blackadder

Book blurb… Inspired by the author’s own family experience. The Brennans – parents, Finn and Bridget, and their sons, Jarrah and Toby – have made a sea change, from chilly Hobart to subtropical Murwillumbah. Feeling like foreigners in this land … Continue reading

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The Pool House by Tasmina Perry

Book blurb… Someone lied. Someone died… This dark, twisting novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author Tasmina Perry will keep you on the edge of your seat. Perfect for everyone who’s been gripped by the TV series RIVIERA or THE AFFAIR, or J. … Continue reading

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The Death of Her by Debbie Howells

Book blurb… The Death of Her is a haunting psychological thriller from Debbie Howells, author of the bestselling Richard and Judy Book Club success The Bones of You. A woman’s body is discovered on a Cornish farm, battered and left … Continue reading

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