It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily inv... read more
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country... read more
|Awards:||Winner of ABIA Booktopia People's Choice Awards: Fiction Book of the Year 2014 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2014 and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2014 and Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2014 and Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists 2014 and Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Awards: Christina Stead Award 2014 and Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Fiction 2014. Shortlisted for Stella Prize 2014 and Guardian First Book Award 2013.|
Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2014 and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnusdottir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait on the farm of District Officer Jon Jonsson and his family, w... read more
Highway 59 is the forgotten route that connects the backwoods towns across the state of Texas. It's a place that time - and justice - seem to have forgotten. When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, ... read more
Everfair is a wonderful Neo-Victorian alternate history novel that poses an intriguing what-if: What if the African natives developed steam power ahead of their colonial oppressors? What might have come of Belgium's disastrous colonisation of the Congo if the native populat... read more
`All the time on the island there had been something she was looking for. She knew she had to keep this in mind, and that she'd know what it was when she found it. Whatever it proved to be.' It's 1956 and Iola arrives on the island of Ibiza, on the fringes of Franco's Spain, with l... read more
DESERT OATH: the official prequel to the highly anticipated latest instalment in the Assassin's Creed video game series. Before Assassin's Creed Origins, there was an Oath.Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: ... read more
Seventeenth-century Amsterdam âe" a city in the grip of tulip fever.
Sophiaâe(tm)s husband Cornelis is one of the lucky ones grown rich from this exotic new flower.
To celebrate, he commissions a talented young artist to paint him with his beautiful young... read more
"I really did have an empire, you know," said (Dunbar). 'Have I ever told you the story of how it was stolen from me?' Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he hands over care of the corporat... read more
Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old retired doctor. Years ago he retreated to the Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if necessary. He lives a quiet life. Until he wakes up one night to find his house on fire.... read more
Having fled Rome and a stultifying marriage, Isabel Osmond is in London, brooding on the recent disclosure of her husband's shocking, years-long betrayal of her. What should she do now, and which way should she turn, in the emotional labyrinth where she has been trapped for so long? R... read more
Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflections on the tools of her trade (handwriting, typewriters), snatches of autobiography (a brief... read more