|Author:||Penelope Fitzgerald; David Nicholls (Introduction by)|
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING EMILY MORTIMER, BILL NIGHY, AND PATRICIA CLARKSON Short-listed for the Booker Prize "A beautiful book, a perfect little gem." -- BBC Kaleidoscope "A marvelously piercing fiction." -- Times Literary Supplement In 1959 Florence Green, a ki... read more
From Nora Roberts, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Year One (December 2017), comes Shelter in Place--a powerful tale of heart, heroism . . . and propulsive suspense.
It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited f... read more
Written between 1965 and 1967, Setting Free the Bears is 'sensual, moving, truly remarkable' (Time), and concerns a plot to release all the animals from the Vienna Zoo.
In a narrative as mysterious as memory itself - at once both shadowed and luminous - Warlightis a vivid, thrilling novel of violence and love, intrigue and desire. It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel,... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Debut Fiction 2017.|
A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.
After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his ... read more
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Set in a small town in a large land, the novel opens with an apparently open-shut case of murder-suicide. However, all is not what it seems. When policeman and former resident, Aaron Falk returns to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, ... read more
THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work at home as freelance writers. They no longer have very much to say to one another. One day a cat invites itself into their small kitchen. S... read more
Corrupted on the Cote d'Azur continues Richard Donald's involvement with France as illustrated in his previous books, French Leave and Travels With a Donkey. The style is still light hearted but the subject is serious - corruption. How does it start? Is it only the small flies that get caught up in the cobweb of the law?
This months-long New York Times bestseller is "irresistible...seductive...with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page," (O, The Oprah Magazine). AFTER FOUR HARROWING YEARS ON THE WESTERN Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia... read more
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Dry." When a hiker goes missing, secrets and betrayal among friends are exposed, and Agent Aaron Falk will find out what happened.
This rich, moving, and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart-a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and a medieval adventurer apprenticed to a legendary mapmaker-places t... read more
|Awards:||Jane Harper has worked as a print journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK. Winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, her bestselling first novel, The Dry sold to over twenty territories, with film rights sold to Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea. Jane lives in Melbourne with her husband and daughter.|
"Narrator Stephen Shanahan...makes it sizzle to the very end. Both story and narrator are not to be missed." -- AudioFile MagazineFrom Jane Harper, New York Times bestselling author of The Dry, comes a riveting new audiobook featuring Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk.
F... read more
A three day hike into the bush is intended to get five office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone. Something goes wrong and only four walk out after a week of intensive searching. Policeman Aaron Falk has a particular interest in the whereabouts of the missi... read more
Emma Healey follows the success of her #1 internationally bestselling debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing, winner of the Costa First Novel Award, with this beautiful, thought-provoking, and psychologically complex tale that affirms her status as one of the most inventive an... read more