The Girl in the Painting

23 February 2020 | By Tea Cooper | Filed in: australia.

For readers of the The True Story of Maddie Bright, The Woman in the Green Dress and The Birdman s Wife comes this atmospheric and richly detailed Australian historical mystery from a bestselling Australian author Maitland 1913 Miss Elizabeth Quinn is something of an institution in Maitland Town.

Nine Perfect Strangers

23 February 2020 | By Liane Moriarty | Filed in: australia.

Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever These nine perfect strangers are about to find out Nine people gather at a remote health resort Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can t even admit to themselves Amidst

The Mother-in-Law

23 February 2020 | By Sally Hepworth | Filed in: australia.

A twisty, compelling novel about one woman s complicated relationship with her mother in law that ends in murder From the moment Lucy met her husband s mother, Diana, she was kept at arm s length Diana was exquisitely polite, and properly friendly, but Lucy knew that she was not what Diana

The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1)

23 February 2020 | By Jane Harper | Filed in: australia.

A small town hides big secrets in this atmospheric, page turning debut mystery by award winning author Jane Harper.In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily when three members of a local family are found brutally slain.

The Lost Man

23 February 2020 | By Jane Harper | Filed in: australia.

Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland, in this stunning new standalone novel from New York Times bestseller Jane Harper They are at the stockman s grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there But today,

The Rosie Result (Don Tillman, #3)

23 February 2020 | By Graeme Simsion | Filed in: australia.

I was standing on one leg shucking oysters when the problems began Don and Rosie are back in Melbourne after a decade in New York, and they re about to face their most important project Their son, Hudson, is having trouble at school his teachers say he isn t fitting in with the other kids.

The Wife and the Widow

23 February 2020 | By Christian White | Filed in: australia.

The second standalone thriller from the award winning author of THE NOWHERE CHILD Set against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, The Wife and The Widow is an unsettling thriller told from two perspectives Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her

Boy Swallows Universe

23 February 2020 | By Trent Dalton | Filed in: australia.

A novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane s violent working class suburban fringe from one of Australia s most exciting new writers Brisbane, 1983 A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crime for a babysitter.

Truly Madly Guilty

23 February 2020 | By Liane Moriarty | Filed in: australia.

Six responsible adults Three cute kids One small dog It s just a normal weekend What could possibly go wrong Sam and Clementine have a wonderful, albeit, busy life they have two little girls, Sam has just started a new dream job, and Clementine, a cellist, is busy preparing for the audition of

Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2)

23 February 2020 | By Jane Harper | Filed in: australia.

Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along a muddy track Only four come out on the other side The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air conditioned comfort zone and encourage teamwork and resilience At least,

The Family Next Door

23 February 2020 | By Sally Hepworth | Filed in: australia.

A gripping domestic page turner full of shocking reveals, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Amanda Prowse and Kerry Fisher The small suburb of Pleasant Court lives up to its name It s the kind of place where everyone knows their neighbours, and children play in the street.Isabelle Heatherington

Scrublands

23 February 2020 | By Chris Hammer | Filed in: australia.

In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on

The Pearl Sister (The Seven Sisters #4)

23 February 2020 | By Lucinda Riley | Filed in: australia.

CeCe D Apli se has never felt she fitted in anywhere Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt so called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster she finds herself at breaking point Dropping out of art