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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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The Plantation [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2010

Seller ID: 1405039981

ISBN: 1405039981

Condition: Good


When Australian Julie Reagan discovers a book written about wild Malaysia in the 1970s, she decides to find out more about the author - her great aunt. Why did her grandmother refuse to speak about her sister who disappeared from the family, 60 years before? What caused such a severe rift? Julie is invited to stay with her cousins who run the plantation founded by her great grandfather in Malaya a hundred years ago, and she decides to visit in the hope of finding clues to this family mystery. What Julie finds sends her spiralling through generations of loves, deaths, tragedy and the challeng... View more info

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When the Singing Stops [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 1997

Seller ID: 001136

ISBN: 0330359851

Condition: Good


The journey that changes her life... A young Australian woman leaves Sydney for a new world... Guyana, South America. Captivated by Guyana's wild, unspoilt beauty, Madison Wright Jones joins the native Amerindians struggling to preserve their culture against corporate exploitation. But her new-found commitment soon plunges Madison into a mire of murder, drug smuggling and political corruption. And finally, an unexpected love that pits her heart against her beliefs. From Sydney's sparkling harbour to the lush rainforests of South America, When the Singing Stops is a triumph of storytelling. ... View more info

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Monsoon [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2007

Seller ID: 1405038187

ISBN: 1405038187

Condition: Good


Sandy Donaldson has been working for a volunteer organisation in Vietnam for the past four years. As her contract nears its end, she invites her oldest friend, Anna, to come for a holiday. Both girls have unexplored links to this country. Sandy's father is a Vietnam vet and Anna's mother was a Vietnamese boat person. During their travels, they meet Tom, an old Australian journalist who covered the war and plans to report on the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. It is Tom who tries to persuade Sandy's father to return to Long Tan and settle the ghosts that have haunted him for 40 year... View more info

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The Opal Desert [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2011

Seller ID: 001147

ISBN: 1742610358

Condition: Good


Kerrie, in her 40s, has just lost her famous sculptor husband who had been the centre of her existence and for whom she sacrificed her own art career. Now she needs to find the courage to rekindle her dreams. Shirley, approaching 80, believes she was betrayed by her lover many years ago and has retreated from the world, becoming a recluse living in an underground dugout. Her new friends cause her to reassess what she's done with her life. Anna, 20, has a promising athletic career but is torn between the commitment to her sport, which could carry her to the Olympics, and the other challenge... View more info

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Kimberley Sun #2 Lily Barton [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2002

Seller ID: 0732911451

ISBN: 0732911451

Condition: Good


The Kimberley from the red desert to the remote town of Broome is the backdrop for Kimberley Sun. Lily Barton is beautiful, adventurous and 50-something. She is looking for a complete life change. Sami, her daughter, is 30, driving alone through the outback and finally, reluctantly confronting her family roots. Together they are swept into a world where legends, myths and reality start to converge. Those who come into their orbit bring stories that change each of them. From Farouz, the old Afghan camel driver, to Bobby, the Chinese/Aboriginal man who is tangled in the murder of a German touris... View more info

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The Silent Country [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2009

Seller ID: 1405039396

ISBN: 1405039396

Condition: Good


The Silent Country is a vast and beautiful wilderness, a place which holds secrets and stories that are rarely spoken. TV producer Veronica Anderson travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the journey of an expedition that had set out 50 years earlier to film the outback, but which mysteriously ended in tragedy. Of the group, led by the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are still alive and they are reluctant to talk about the intriguing events. It is through the help of local NT Park Ranger, Jamie McIntosh, that Veronica begins to piece together the puzzle and discover the answers. These answ... View more info

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The Valley [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2006

Seller ID: 1405037601

ISBN: 1405037601

Condition: Good


FROM AUSTRALIA'S QUEEN OF FICTION COMES A PAGE-TURNING STORY OF FAMILY SECRETS AND LIES... The valley is nestled between rugged peaks, divided by a magnificent river. Within its peaceful green contours are held the secrets of generations of tribes, families and loners who have come under its spell. But some secrets are never shared, never told. Until one woman returns and begins asking questions... and discovers the story of a forgotten valley pioneer whose life becomes entwined with hers. But in looking into her own family's history she uncovers more than she ever expected - and what her moth... View more info

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The Islands [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2008

Seller ID: 140503856X

ISBN: 140503856X

Condition: Good


It's the psychedelic 70s and social conventions are being challenged. When Catherine Moreland from rural Australia goes on her first trip abroad, a handsome American naval officer sweeps her off her feet and she goes to live in beautiful, romantic Hawaii with her new husband. At first, the magic and loveliness of the Islands lead Catherine to believe she is living in paradise. She befriends Kiann'e, a traditional dancer; Eleanor, the owner of the legendary Palm Grove Hotel; Lester, a reclusive old surfer; and royal Beatrice, leading the fight to maintain Hawaii's heritage and culture. However,... View more info

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Scatter the Stars [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1999

Seller ID: 003210

ISBN: 0330361589

Condition: Good


A mesmerising novel of the film industry and one man's life that charts a path for all of us. Larrikin Australian actor Randy Storm had it all. Swept up by Hollywood in the 1950s he had the looks, charm and talent to take on the world. But by the 1990s he's forgotten, burned out after a life of movie star excess. When producer Michael Matthews meets the once great Randy Storm, he is surprised to find a man who is at peace with himself. Both he and researcher Janie Callendar set out to discover the source of this inner peace. Meanwhile his agent Ariel Margoles finds out that Australia's world a... View more info

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The Red Coast #3 Lily Barton [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2017

Seller ID: 1925481549

ISBN: 1925481549

Condition: Good


The latest story in an ancient landscape from Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out now. Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies. After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep, as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that cou... View more info

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A Distant Journey [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2016

Seller ID: 1743535686

ISBN: 1743535686

Condition: Good


Celebrating 25 years as Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out soon. Di Morrissey's, A Distant Journey is a tribute to the real Australia she knows so well. In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry Australian grazier Murray Parnell, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy is flung into a challenging world at Kingsley Downs station. While facing natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry, Cindy battles to find her place... View more info

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The Road Back [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan MacMillan: 2015

Seller ID: 1743535619

ISBN: 1743535619

Condition: Good


From the mountains to the valleys, from big cities to tiny towns, to the outback and the islands, Di Morrissey knows this country. She's been there. In The Road Back, Di weaves a tale of reconnection and starting over. Journalist Chris Baxter is at a crossroads. Returning with his teenage daughter to his mother's house in the beautiful township of Neverend, Chris hopes to pick up the pieces after his life takes an unexpected turn. Sometimes taking the road back is the start of a journey forward. View more info

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Tears of the Moon #1 Lily Barton [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1996

Seller ID: 0330357816

ISBN: 0330357816

Condition: Good


Not since The Thorn Birds has the lush and romantic land of Australia been brought so vividly to life. Tears of the Moon is the thrilling and dramatic story of an endless love that overcomes all odds. Lily Barton's most prized possession is a beautiful tear-drop pearl pendant. Alone in the world, she has no idea where it came from or why she has it. But she is desperate to learn more of her forgotten past, to find her identity and claim her legacy, whatever it might be. Seeking everwhere for answers, she discovers her great-grandmother Olivia's diary. Across the years it reaches out to he... View more info

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Rain Music [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan MacMillan: 2015

Seller ID: 1743533306

ISBN: 1743533306

Condition: Good


Di writes about the Australia she knows, she loves, she's explored. Rain Music is inspired by her adventures in Far North Queensland - its characters, its forgotten history, its modern dilemmas. Brother and sister Ned and Bella Chisholm are struggling with a family tragedy that has set them on opposite paths. After taking off to pursue his musical dreams in Far North Queensland, Ned disappears. When Bella goes in search of him, she finds herself in remote Cooktown, the isolated, little-known gem of the far north of Australia, and a place where both Ned and Bella's lives will be dramatically ch... View more info

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Scatter the Stars [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan MacMillan: 1998

Seller ID: 0732909457

ISBN: 0732909457

Condition: Good


Australian Randy Storm had it all. Looks, charm, talent. He was also a star, whose light shone brighter than that of any actor in Hollywood. But that was the 1950s. In the '90s he's forgotten, his star burned out after a life of excess. Now Randy has one last chance at a comeback - in what could be the biggest film ever made in Australia... View more info

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The Golden Land [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2012

Seller ID: 1742611354

ISBN: 1742611354

Condition: Good


Natalie is a young Gold Coast mother with a loving husband, two small children and a happy lifestyle. While helping her mother move house, she finds a little box containing a Burmese artefact. When Natalie learns its unique history through a letter left by her great-great uncle, it ignites an interest in its country of origin and her uncle's unfulfilled plans for this curio. Her investigations collide with her own dramatically changing circumstances and create a catalyst for a moral dilemma that challenges the core of her marriage as she finds herself immersed in two very different golden land... View more info

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Barra Creek [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2003

Seller ID: 0732910994

ISBN: 0732910994

Condition: Good


Sally Mitchell has just turned 20 and after becoming involved with an older man her family tries to pack her off to England. Sally has other plans and hell bent on adventure takes a job as a governess on a cattle station on Cape York. Now decades later she holds the key to the the future of the boys, now men she once taught at Barra Creek. View more info

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Red Dust [used book]

By: Fleur McDonald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2009

Seller ID: 1741756294

ISBN: 1741756294

Condition: Good


After the death of her husband, Adam, in an horrific plane crash, Gemma Sinclair defies community expectations - and Adam's dying words - by deciding to hang on to Billbinya, the 10,000-hectare station he bequeathed to her. As if Gemma's grief and the job of looking after Billbinya aren't enough, a wave of innuendo soon sweeps the community that Adam's plane crash was no accident. Police officers confirm the rumour when they visit Gemma and tell her Adam's death was almost certainly related to his involvement in a cattle and sheep duffing ring. And not only that, but Gemma is indirectly imp... View more info