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The Chain

Adrian McKinty

McKinty’s novel is a terrifying, suspenseful pageturner about the lengths that people will go to in order to protect their children.

The Heart Keeper

Alex Dahl

The Heart Keeper is the unputdownable new novel from the author of The Boy at the Door.

The Other Half of Augusta Hope

Joanna Glen

Glen’s debut is a brilliant novel about belonging.

Six Minutes

Petronella McGovern

Check out our Q&A with Petronella McGovern!

Wimmera

Mark Brandi

Brandi’s Wimmera is a engrossing debut about a small town and its big secrets.

Big Sky

Kate Atkinson

From bestselling author Kate Atkinson comes the highly anticipated new novel about private detective Jackson Brodie.

Whisper Network

Chandler Baker

Whisper Network is a timely, gripping novel about women in the workplace.

Central America

Lonely Planet

Check out Lonely Planet’s top recommendations for Central America!

The Dry

Jane Harper

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eric Bana, the international bestseller The Dry is a stunning debut novel about a farming community and the mysterious death of the Hadler family.

Something In The Water

Catherine Steadman

Catherine Steadman’s debut is a brilliant psychological thriller with a huge twist.

The Birdman’s Wife

Melissa Ashley

Ashley’s glorious debut novel places Elizabeth Gould, a woman overshadowed by history, firmly in the spotlight.

Don’t Let Go

Harlan Coben

Don’t Let Go is the gripping new release from bestselling author of Fool Me Once and Home, and the creator of Netflix series, Safe.

Come Sundown

Nora Roberts

The newest release from number one New York Times bestseller, Nora Roberts, is a terrific, multigenerational read.

Thrilling Reads: Top Picks

Check out our favourite crime and thriller novels!

Boy Swallows Universe

Trent Dalton

Injected with both melancholy and Australian humour, journalist Trent Dalton’s debut novel is a tale of brotherhood, unlikely friendships and a Christmas Day jail-break.

Second Sight

Aoife Clifford

Aoife Clifford’s Second Sight is an enthralling read about small town mysteries.

War Cry

Set in the years between World War I and II, War Cry is stellar novel from one of the world’s best historical fiction writers, Wilbur Smith.

Interview With An Author: Monica McInerney

Monica McInerney

We chat with bestselling author Monica McInerney about her new release, The Trip of a Lifetime.

Bangkok’s Top 5 Experiences

Lonely Planet

The experts at Lonely Planet give their top travel recommendations from Thailand’s vibrant capital city.

Sleeping Beauties

Stephen King and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties is a chilling tale from eminent author Stephen King, and his son Owen.

The Nowhere Child

Christian White

Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child is a frenetic tale of trauma and memory.