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The nightingale

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists th...

The secret river —Grenville, Kate, 1950-

In 1806 William Thornhill is transported from the slums of London to Australia as punishment for stealing. After serving his 8 year sentence, Thornhill sails up the Hawkesbury River to claim land for himself. But Aborigi...

Goldstone

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple investigation opens a web of crime, corruption, trampling of indigenous people's land rights,...

Too much lip : a novel —Lucashenko, Melissa, 1967- author.

"A gritty and darkly hilarious novel quaking with life -- winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award -- that follows a queer, First Nations Australian woman as she returns home to face her family and protect the land of ...

High ground

Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930s Arnhem Land, HIGH GROUND chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk (Jacob Junior Nayinggul), who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with ex-soldier Travis (Simon Ba...

Reef of death —Zindel, Paul.

While helping a beautiful Aboriginal girl search for her people's missing treasure near the Great Barrier Reef, seventeen-year-old PC finds himself fighting an evil scientist and a deadly underwater monster.

The broken shore —Temple, Peter, 1946-2018

In a quiet place on the coast, a prominent local philanthropist Charles Bougoyne is bashed and left for dead. Evidence points to three boys from the nearby Aboriginal community, but Joe Cashin, the local cop, is unconvin...

A kingdom for the brave —McKinley, Tamara.

"When George Collinson meets Eloise it is love at first sight. But Eloise is married to Edward Cadwallader - a man capable of great brutality, who will never let his wife or their son leave him alive. Surviving a vicious...

The lieutenant : a novel —Grenville, Kate, 1950-

In 1787 Lieutenant Thomas Rooke officer and astronomer sets sale from Porstmouth with the First Fleet and its cargo of convicts destined for New South Wales. As the newcomers struggle to establish a settlement, Rooke com...

The dreaming : a novel of Australia —Wood, Barbara, 1947- author

Joanna Drury, arriving in Australia in 1871 to find property left to her, delves into the mysterious events that marked her family's destiny back in the time the Aborigines call "the dreaming."

Warrior in the shadows —Wynne, Marcus.

Alfie Woodard always completes a mission. The skills he learned in the Australian Special Air Service have carried over to his new life as an Aboriginal spiritual leader and conntract killer for drug lord Jay Burrell. Al...

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