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The Hush is set in a post-Covid era Britain struggling to recover from the social and economic crisis of the virus amidst escalating climate concerns, including rising sea levels and …

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When sassy florist Lily Constantine’s body is found bludgeoned to death in her apartment, junior prosecutor Andrew Deacon finds himself in deep water; he had spent the previous night with …

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Éliane Dufort is a young artist working at the Louvre in Paris when Germany invades France during the Second World War. Éliane initially finds herself swept up in the race …

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When food journalist and self-confessed shoeaholic Alex Grant bumps into an old school friend, Marie, while on holiday in Croatia, she is invited to visit the family’s cheese company in …

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Ten years ago, Sandra Davies’s fifteen-year-old son Darren was found shot to death in the Weymouth River. Now, the local police have informed Sandra that her best friend, Barbara, has …

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Supervivid Depastoralism is the latest poetry collection from John Kinsella, one of Western Australia’s most prolific authors. The title indicates Kinsella’s continuing concern with environmental degradation (and tacitly Aboriginal dispossession). …

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Award-winning author Julia Lawrinson’s new book for middle readers is set in the 1970s, and explores a friendship between two girls, Mel and Shell, united by their love of ABBA. …

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