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A Bitter Harvest

By: Peter Yeldham

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, For Pity Sake Publishing, 2009


Senator William Patterson, wealthy and influential, hides a scandal form his past that could ruin him. Stefan Muller, a young penniless immigrant, seeks a promised new life in a land that does not welcome him. When the senator's cherished daughter Elizabeth falls in love with the impoverished Stefan, it creates a family conflict that threatens to destroy them. From a tumultuous and vibrant Sydney to the lyrical landscape of the Barossa Valley, A Bitter Harvest is an epic... View more info

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A Bunch of Strays

By: Marie Mahood

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press, 2014


This is a genuine bush novel that has grown out of Marie Mahood's decades of personal experience in the Australian Outback. Mick and Marion fall in love in the Kimberleys. Together with an outcast Aboriginal couple they ride their horses overland to Arnhem Land and carve a cattle station out of virgin bush. They are the 'bunch of strays', bush battlers with a hunger for land and freedom. The plot features clashes between poddy-dodgers, outback horse-breeders, government ... View more info

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A Dry Spell [used book]

By: Susie Moloney

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline, 1997


A woman haunted by fear. A town gripped by terror. A man with the power to set them both free. Karen Grange came to Goodlands, North Dakota, to start her life over. Instead, she watches a once-thriving town die before her eyes. Four years without rain has struck Goodlands like a curse, withering crops and darkening the air with dust. In its wake, a sudden wave of strange, twisted crimes has shattered families and lives. Desperate, Karen reaches out to the only man who c... View more info

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A Far Country [used book]

By: Daniel Mason

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Picador, 2007


Throughout their childhood in the dusty cane fields of Saint Michael, Isabel and her older brother Isaias have been inseparable. But when Isaias runs away to become a musician, promising to return, Isabel's life changes irrevocably. With scorching droughts setting in and the threat of starvation looming over the villagers, Isabel's parents are forced to send her to the Capital, the glamorous and exotic city in the south. However, the city is not the land of plenty they... View more info

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A House Divided [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi, 2001


At the end of the Second World War, Matthew Wallingham returns to his family home, blinded by his injuries and uncertain about his future. There he finds his father ill, his mother obviously unhappy, and his brother, who has made a success of running the farm on the family's estate during the war years, resentful that Matthew should think he can now offer help. Forced to realize that his plans for the future are not going to work, Matthew starts to look for a new career.... View more info

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A Likeness

By: Sonia Overall

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate, 2004


N.B. Remainder Book. A wonderful, rich, absorbing historical novel following the fortunes of a struggling artist around the courtly world of Elizabethan London. Norfolk, the twenty-second year of Elizabeth I's reign. An ambitious young painter strikes out from his humble beginnings for the teeming City of London. Haunted by the image of his bride's gruesome death, and fuelled by his desire to portray the splendour of life, he sets his sights on a place at the Queen's gl... View more info

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A Place in the Sun #4 Askham Chronicles [used book]

By: Nicola Thorne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Grafton Books, 1999


'Didn't they all, after all, deserve a place in the sun for all they had endured? Few members of the family in this room had escaped deprivation and suffering as a result of the war.' In this sequel to Never Such Innocence, Yesterday's Promises and Bright Morning, the saga of the Askham family from the 1940's to the 1960's reaches its conclusion. The winds of change blow through Britain and the once-rich Askham dynasty has to face new tribulations, both political and p... View more info

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A Royal Abduction

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint, 2017


Arthur Upfield, creator of the Aboriginal detective 'Bony' followed his classic crime novel The Sands of Windee with this historical novel: The Crown Prince of Rolandia is visiting Australia - and two brilliant Americans, Earle Lawrence and Van Horton - abduct her on the trans-continental train on the Nullabor Plain. They hide her in caves near Eucla on the Great Australian Bight, until the search is called off and a ransom is arranged... View more info

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A Song in Daylight [used book]

By: Paullina Simons

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins, 2009


From the author of the top five bestseller ROAD TO PARADISE comes a novel of love, betrayal and redemption against the odds How well can you ever really know someone? If anyone asked Larissa's husband, children or friends if she was happy, they would say yes. Sometimes too busy, sometimes irritable - but really, what in her wonderful life could be wrong? She has a happy marriage, a dream house, and everything she ever wanted at her fingertips. Yet a chance encounter with... View more info

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A Sudden Change of Heart [used book]

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins, 1999


Barbara Taylor Bradford has become one of the world's most cherished storytellers, having written fourteen bestselling novels that went on to become enduring favorites. In A Sudden Change of Heart, readers are once again invited to fall under the spell of a magical weaver of tales at her most seductive. Laura Valiant and Claire Benson are best friends from childhood and have remained exceptionally close through the turmoil of adult life. They have much to celebrate : La... View more info

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A True Love of Mine [used book]

By: Margaret Thornton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Allison & Busby, 2008


In August 1900, ten-year-old Maddy has made a new friend on the sands of North Bay, Scarborough. The summer stretches out before Maddy and Jessie with ice-creams, Pierrot shows and lots of fun to be had. And Maddy is enjoying having someone to show around her home town, relieved that the 'family business', Isaac Moon & Son, Undertakers, has not put Jessie off. While the two girls and the two families get to know each other, trouble lies ahead for Maddy as secrets buried ... View more info

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About a Boy [used book]

By: Nick Hornby

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books Ltd, 2002


Will is a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in his search for available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and, as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up. View more info

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Accident [used book]

By: Danielle Steel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi Books, 1995


Although frequent business meetings keep her husband, Brad, away from home, Page Clarke feels blessed with her happy family and comfortable marriage. They have a house near San Francisco and she keeps busy looking after their seven-year-old son, Andy, and their teenage daughter, Allyson. Allyson, at fifteen, is trying her wings and one weekend, instead of an evening with her friend Chloe, the girls lie and go out with two older high school boys. But a Saturday night that... View more info

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Affection: There is No Cure [used book]

By: Ian Townsend

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Perennial, 2007


Shortlisted for the National Year of Reading 2012 Award January 1900, and Australia's tropical north just got a little hotter. An outbreak of plague is suspected, and the Queensland Government sends Dr Alfred Jefferis turner - small, refined and immaculately dressed - to assess the situation. turner, armed with a microscope, a butterfly net and his lovelorn yet devout colleague, Dr Linford Row, is met with incredulity, not least by local councillors who insist it's only ... View more info

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African Dawn [used book]

By: Tony Park

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan, 2011


In the broken country that is Zimbabwe, only the strongest can survive. Three families - the Bryants, the Quilter-Phipps and the Ngwenyas - share a history as complex and bloody as the country itself. Dedicated conservationists Paul and Philippa Bryant face an enormous struggle: to save their farm and small herd of endangered black rhinos from corrupt government minister Emmerson Ngwenya. Twin brothers, ex-soldier Braedan and environmentalist Tate Quilter-Phipps join t... View more info