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The Shepherd’s Hut

Tim Winton

A rifle-shot of a novel – crisp, fast, shocking – The Shepherd’s Hut is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw business of survival.

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden can identify her killer. 

But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different person…

The Family Next Door

Sally Hepworth

Do you ever really know your neighbours?

The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets.

The Pearler’s Wife

Roxane Dhand

From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, The Pearler’s Wife is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history.

The Ruin

Dervla McTiernan

Cormac Reilly is about to reopen the case that took him twenty years to forget … The most addictive crime fiction debut of 2018.

Before I Let You Go

Kelly Rimmer

Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more… A moving page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma: Your sister or her baby. Who do you choose?

The Perfect Girlfriend

Karen Hamilton

Karen Hamilton’s ‘The Perfect Girlfriend’ is a frightening depiction of unbridled obsession, for fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl. 

The Year That Changed Everything

Cathy Kelly

The brilliantly heartwarming and life-affirming new novel from bestselling author Cathy Kelly.

The Secrets She Keeps

Michael Robotham

THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS is a compelling psychological thriller that delves deeply into the psyche of the human mind, by internationally bestselling author Michael Robotham.

Wolf Boys

Dan Slater

An immersive, non-fiction thriller informed by extraordinary research and vivid detail, Wolf Boys uncovers the dark truth about Mexico’s cartels and the tragic failure of the ‘war on drugs’.


LS Hilton

Everything you thought you knew about Maestra…You don’t. Judith Rashleigh returns in the stunning thriller from the author of the worldwide bestseller, Maestra.

Still Me

Jojo Moyes

The third Lou Clark novel, following the number one international bestsellers Me Before You and After You.

The Husband’s Secret

Liane Moriarty

The no. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Big Little Lies

“A staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable.” Mail on Sunday

The Barefoot Investor

Scott Pape

This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you’ll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week.

No Middle Name

Lee Child

The complete Jack Reacher short stories, published together for the first time, from the number one bestseller Lee Child.


Gregg Hurwitz

The stunning third Orphan X thriller from No. 1 bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living A Good Life

Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is a welcome antidote to the ‘let’s-all-feel-good’ mindset that has infected modern society.

Unf*ck Your Finances

Melissa Browne

Learn to financially adult and become not just financially unf*cked…but financially well.

Two by Two

Nicholas Sparks

From the author of The Notebook and See Me comes a beautiful story of heartbreak, strength and unconditional love that will capture your heart. 

Camino Island

John Grisham

The sensational new thriller from bestselling author John Grisham.

The Sunday Times ‘Thriller of the Month’, Mail on Sunday ‘Thriller of the Week’ and Sun ‘Best for Mystery-Lovers’.

The Girl Before

JP Delaney

Enter the world of One Folgate Street and discover perfection . . . but can you pay the price?