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The Reef [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2004

Seller ID: 1405036222

ISBN: 1405036222

Condition: Good


Beneath the calm, aqua waters of the Great Barrier Reef, there is an on-going war of survival. It is a war of survival among the creatures, the life-forms and the coral that make up the reef. It is so threatened it could disappear within thirty years. Above the reef on a small coral cay - Branch Island - two communities come together in an uneasy alliance: a tourist resort and a scientific research station. Ambitious Blair Towse is appointed assistant manager of the resort with his university graduate wife Jennifer, who finds herself isolated, lonely and forced to confront her childhood fear o... View more info

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The Reef [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2005

Seller ID: 0330422154

ISBN: 0330422154

Condition: Good


Jennifer Towse arrives on what seems to be an idyllic coral cay, on the Great Barrier Reef, but the island holds secrets and dangers as Jennifer soon discovers. No one, not even investigative journalist Tony Adams, could have prepared Jennifer for the stunning revelations of what is really happening on this island paradise. View more info

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Swimming with Dolphins [used book]

By: Erin Pizzey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Fontana: 1993

Seller ID: 0006473229

ISBN: 0006473229

Condition: Good


This is the story of Pandora's escape - from marriage, society and from her old self. The four men of Pandora's past are very different from her new young love Ben, unfettered by sexual convention, he is gentle and warm - a man who loves women. View more info

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Red Dust [used book]

By: Fleur McDonald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 1742370055

ISBN: 1742370055

Condition: Good


Red Dust opens with Gemma Sinclair grieving the death of her husband, Adam, in a horrific plane crash and learning she's inherited the 10,000 hectare station his family has worked for generations. Despite huge scepticism from surrounding landowners, Gemma decides not to sell Billbinya, disregarding Adam's dying words that he's in trouble and she must sell the station. As if the job of keeping the station going isn't enough, a wave of innuendo sweeps through the local community about Adam's involvement in cattle and sheep duffing. There are even whispers the plane crash was no accident. A... View more info

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Red Dust

By: Fleur McDonald

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 9781742370057

ISBN: 1742370055

Condition: New


Red Dust opens with Gemma Sinclair grieving the death of her husband, Adam, in a horrific plane crash and learning she's inherited the 10,000 hectare station his family has worked for generations. Despite huge scepticism from surrounding landowners, Gemma decides not to sell Billbinya, disregarding Adam's dying words that he's in trouble and she must sell the station. As if the job of keeping the station going isn't enough, a wave of innuendo sweeps through the local community about Adam's involvement in cattle and sheep duffing. There are even whispers the plane crash was no accident. A visit... View more info

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My Sister's Keeper [used book]

By: Jodi Picoult

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2009

Seller ID: 174175805X

ISBN: 174175805X

Condition: Good


'Rarely have I read such an eloquent portrayal of the family in crisis. Every character: real. Every situation: true. Picoult defies you to put this novel down once you've begun it. I do the same.' - Elizabeth George Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate a life and a role that she has never questioned until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to ques... View more info

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The Ten Best Days of My Life [used book]

By: Adena Halpern

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2008

Seller ID: 0733622852

ISBN: 0733622852

Condition: Good


Alex Dorenfield is a 29-year-old personal shopper. She lives in LA and is worried that what she is doing with her life is slightly pointless. Or at least she did until she was killed by a Mini Cooper while walking her dog, Peaches, at four in the morning. When Alex gets to heaven she finds herself on the seventh plane a place with no cellulite, walk-in closets, calorie-free ice-cream sundaes and a straight, single, hunky next-door neighbour. Sure, she misses her parents and is sad that she died so young, but things aren't too bad. In fact, she gets to see her grandparents again and catc... View more info

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Encore Valentine [used book]

By: Adriana Trigiani

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon and Schuster: 2011

Seller ID: 1849830797

ISBN: 1849830797

Condition: Good


As Encore Valentine begins, snow falls like glitter over Tuscany at the wedding of Valentine's grandmother. Meet the Roncalli and Angelini families, artisans of handcrafted shoes in Greenwich Village since 1903. Valentine's dreams are dashed when her grandmother names her brother and nemesis Alfred her partner at Angelini Shoes. A long-distance romance with the sexy Gianluca who lives in remote Tuscany seems impossible so Valentine tries to devote herself to her work. A once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity takes Valentine to Buenos Aires, where she finds a long-buried secret hidden deep ... View more info

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The Beach [used book]

By: Alex Garland

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 000849

ISBN: 0140258418

Condition: Good


Richard is drawn into a strange conversation in a hotel. He hears of a secret island Garden of Eden hidden in the scattered islands of a Thai marine park. Next morning, he finds a map pinned to his door and the man who put it there has slashed his wrists. The challenge is irresistible and he sets off on a perilous journey in search of Shangri-La. View more info

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The Hour of the Angel [used book]

By: Alexandra Connor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2004

Seller ID: 003911

ISBN: 0749304944

Condition: Good


Nothing prepares Ruth for the horror of her young husband's death and its traumatic consequences. A fresh start with a new career in London provides success in her life, but she discovers that true contentment will never be hers until she can confront, once and for all, the tragedy of the past. View more info

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The Almost Moon [used book]

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2007

Seller ID: 001724

ISBN: 0330451375

Condition: Good


This book is from the bestselling author of "The Lovely Bones".'When all is said and done, killing my mother came easily.'For years, Helen Knightly has given her life to others: to her haunted mother, to her enigmatic father, to her husband and now-grown daughters. When she finally crosses a terrible boundary, her life comes rushing in at her in a way she never could have imagined.Unfolding over twenty-four hours, this searing novel explores the ties between mothers and daughters, wives and lovers, the meaning of devotion and the line between love and hate. It is a challenging, moving, grippin... View more info

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The Lovely Bones [used book] [movie tie-in]

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2010

Seller ID: 0330457721

ISBN: 0330457721

Condition: Good


My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from our neighborhood. My mother liked his border flowers, and my father talked to him once about fertilizer. This is Susie Salmon. Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love, do all the things she never had the chance to do herself. But life is not quite finished with Su... View more info

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The Lovely Bones [used book]

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 0330485385

ISBN: 0330485385

Condition: Good


The internationally bestselling novel that inspired the acclaimed film directed by Peter Jackson. My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. In heaven, Susie Salmon can have whatever she wishes for - except what she most wants, which is to be back with the people she loved on earth. In the wake of her murder, Susie watches as her happy suburban family is torn apart by grief; as her friends grow up, fall in love, and do all the things she never had the chance to do herself. But as Susie will come to realize, even in death,... View more info

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The Indigo Sky [used book]

By: Alison Booth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 002098

ISBN: 1741669324

Condition: Good


Two children--one dispossessed and impoverished, the other wealthy and privileged--are both on a journey they can't control in this moving follow-up novel about family, friendship, and personal freedom It's 1961--five years since Ilona and her teenage daughter Zidra settled in the idyllic little town of Jingera on the New South Wales coast. Once known simply as the "refugee from Latvia," Ilona is now a respected member of the community. In return, Jingera offers her what she treasures most--peace and freedom. Then, out of the blue, Zidra receives a cryptic message. Four years earlier her frien... View more info

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Stillwater Creek #1 Jingera Trilogy [used book]

By: Alison Booth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2010

Seller ID: 1741669316

ISBN: 1741669316

Condition: Good


Alison Booth s dazzling debut, set in a beautiful coastal town of NSW, is an unforgettable, heart-warming novel about love and loss, betrayal and hope... It is 1957 and, after the death of her husband, pianist Ilona Talivaldis and her nine-year-old daughter Zidra travel to the remote coastal town of Jingera in New South Wales. Ilona, a concentration camp survivor from Latvia, is searching for peace and an opportunity to start anew. In her beautiful vine-covered cottage on the edge of the lagoon, she plans to set herself up as a piano teacher. The weeks pass, and slowly mother and daughter get ... View more info

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Life Begins [used book]

By: Amanda Brookfield

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 002345

ISBN: 0718154827

Condition: Good


If Life Begins at Forty, then Charlotte Turner's not off to the best of starts. On top of a recent divorce, a failed attempt to move house and trouble with her twelve-year-old son, the husband of her closest friend has just started to show a bit too much interest in her as a newly-single woman. No longer able to blame everything on a floundering marriage, Charlotte is forced to open her eyes and embark on an emotional joourney into her past. Only when she has faced some challenging and revealing truths can she finally shed the unhappy skin she's become so used to, and open up her life - and he... View more info

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Tiddas

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Seller ID: 9781922052278

ISBN: 1922052272

Condition: New


A story about what it means to be a friend … Five women, best friends for decades, meet once a month to talk about books … and life, love and the jagged bits in between. Dissecting each other’s lives seems the most natural thing in the world – and honesty, no matter how brutal, is something they treasure. Best friends tell each other everything, don’t they? But each woman harbours a complex secret and one weekend, without warning, everything comes unstuck. Izzy, soon to be the first Black woman with her own television show, has to make a decision that will change everything. V... View more info

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Paris Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781741668933

ISBN: 174166893X

Condition: New


'I'm telling you now: I'm never having another boyfriend - EVER!' Libby is on a man-fast: no more romance, no more cheating men, no more heartbreak. After all, she has her three best girlfriends and two cats to keep her company at night and her high-powered job at the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra to occupy her day - isn't that enough? But when fate takes Libby to work in Paris at the Musée du Quai Branly, she's suddenly thrown out of her comfort zone and into a city full of culture, fashion and love. Surrounded by thousands of attentive men, nude poets, flirtatious baristas a... View more info

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Avoiding Mr Right

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2008

Seller ID: 9781863256049

ISBN: 1863256040

Condition: New


Peta thinks that '...taking a man to Melbourne would be like taking a sandwich to a smorgasbord', that's why she is leaving him at home. Peta Tully has found her Mr Right - the only trouble is, she's not sure she's ready to settle down. Not just yet, anyway - so when she's offered a twelve-month contract interstate which just might win her the job of her dreams, she puts her Sydney life on hold, packs her bags and jumps on a plane, leaving her doting boyfriend behind. Peta takes a voluntary vow of celibacy, but sticking to it proves harder than she imagines. This is Anita Heiss's second ... View more info

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Not Meeting Mr Right

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2007

Seller ID: 9781863255110

ISBN: 1863255117

Condition: New


I am deadly, desirable and delicious! This is Alice's mantra as she hilariously negotiates her way through the rocky terrain of singledom. Alice Aigner is successful, independent and a confirmed serial dater - but at her ten-year school reunion she has a sudden change of heart. Bored rigid by her married, mortgaged and motherly former classmates, Alice decides to prove that a woman can have it all: a man, marriage, career, kids and a mind of her own. She sets herself a goal: meet the perfect man and marry him before her thirtieth birthday, just under two years away. Together with her ... View more info

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Manhattan Dreaming

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2011

Seller ID: 9781864711288

ISBN: 1864711280

Condition: New


From Manuka to Manhattan, Lauren's going all the way! Lauren is a curator at the NAG - the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra. She's good at her job, passionate about the Arts, and focused on her work - that is, when she's not focusing on Adam, half-back for the Canberra Cockatoos. But Adam is a player, on and off the field. Lauren knows he's the one, but he doesn't seem to feel the same way about her. If she just waits long enough, though, surely he'll realise how much he needs her? Then her boss offers her the chance of a lifetime - a fellowship at the Smithsonian in New York. Lauren ha... View more info

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Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925184853

ISBN: 1925184854

Condition: New


Finalist in the Queenland Literary Awards 2017 Longlisted in the Dublin Literary Awards 2017A story about a love that transcends all boundaries, from one of Australia's best loved authors. 5 AUGUST, 1944. Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape. At nearby Erambie Station, an Aboriginal mission, Banjo Williams, father of five and proud man of his commu... View more info

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The Last Time They Met [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Seller ID: 001521

ISBN: 0316855960

Condition: Good


Traces the life-long relationship between Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. Beginning at a writers' festival in 2000, the novel accelerates backwards and ends on a June night in 1962, taking in Toronto, Nairobi and Massachusetts, and exploring the ravages of life and the need for forgiveness. View more info

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The Last Time They Met [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2001

Seller ID: 002091

ISBN: 0349113602

Condition: Good


Traces the life-long relationship between Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. Beginning at a writers' festival in 2000, the novel accelerates backwards and ends on a June night in 1962, taking in Toronto, Nairobi and Massachusetts, and exploring the ravages of life and the need for forgiveness. View more info

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Testimony [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2009

Seller ID: 002725

ISBN: 0349119023

Condition: Good


At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voice -- those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal -- that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. A gripping emotional drama with the pace of a thriller, Anita Shreve's Testimony explores the dark impulses that sway the lives of seeming innocents, and the ways in which our best intentions can... View more info

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Sea Glass #2 Fortune's Rocks Quartet [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2002

Seller ID: 0349115176

ISBN: 0349115176

Condition: Good


The year is 1929 and Honora Beecher and her husband, Sexton, are just settling into a new marriage and a cottage on the coast of New Hampshire. While Honora fixes up the derelict house and searches for bits of sea glass on the beach, Sexton risks everything they own to buy the house they both love. Along with millions of other Americans, he is blindsided by the stock market crash and finds himself penniless. The only work he can find is a nearly mill, where a labour conflict is erupting into violence. Shaken by forces they scarcely understand, Honora and Sexton try to build a marriage and home... View more info

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The Pilot's Wife [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2002

Seller ID: 0349110859

ISBN: 0349110859

Condition: Good


An Oprah's Book Club selection, this gripping and powerfully wrought novel from the bestselling author of The Weight of Water is a stunning meditation on grief, betrayal and 'the ultimate unknowability of those closest to us' (Daily Telegraph) Who can guess what a woman will do when the unthinkable becomes her reality? Being married to a pilot has taught Kathryn Lyons to be ready for emergencies, but nothing has prepared her for the late-night knock on her door and the news of her husband's fatal crash. As Kathryn struggles through her grief, she is forced to confront disturbing rumours ... View more info

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Australia Street [used book]

By: Ann Whitehead

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 002719

ISBN: 0143009532

Condition: Good


Hannah Gordon has always wanted to be someone important, yet she's stuck in an inner-city back street, fighting to keep hold of her children, her home and her sense of self. Then a devastating accident sets off a chain of events that will rock the family foundations to the core and change live forever. About the Author: Ann Whitehead was born in Sydney and now lives on the coast in southern New South Wales. Ann has won awards and is a published author of plays, short stories and novels for children, young adults and adults. She is the author of the bestselling Australia Street, The House Ac... View more info

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Australia Street [used book]

By: Ann Whitehead

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2008

Seller ID: 067007148X

ISBN: 067007148X

Condition: Good


Friday the thirteenth of February 1948 is Hannah Gordon's thirty-sixth birthday. Her daughter Allie turns sixteen on the very same day. What's more, it's a full moon. Hannah doesn't need Grandma Ade's warning that bad luck is coming. In the year that follows the family foundations are rocked to the core. View more info

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All That I Am [used book]

By: Anna Funder

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2012

Seller ID: 0143567519

ISBN: 0143567519

Condition: Good


When Hitler comes to power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers become hunted outlaws overnight. United in their resistance to the madness and tyranny of Nazism, they flee the country. Dora, passionate and fearless; her lover, the great playwright Ernst Toller; her younger cousin Ruth and Ruth's husband Hans find refuge in London. Here they take awe-inspiring risks in order to continue their work in secret. But England is not the safe-haven they think it is, and a single, chilling act of betrayal will tear them apart. Some seventy years later, Ruth is living out her days in Syd... View more info