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Books that ask the life-changing questions we hope we’ll never face.

What are the limits of your generosity? Have you ever confronted you greatest fear? How far have you really pushed your endurance? What are you like in a crisis? For most of us, the edge is a place we’re not often asked to occupy. But for novelists, crossing the threshold into the what if? can be the birthplace of imagination. Here are some stories that explore the territory beyond our comfort zones.

  • Spanning three decades, Child of Mine is a deeply resonant novel about a maternal tug-of-love and the little girl caught in the middle.

  • This mesmerizing Australian novel has been a bestselling book around the world, and Hollywood movie rights were recently snapped up by Dreamworks, with David Heyman (Harry Potter) set to produce. It is the winner of three prestigious ABIA awards, including their 'Book of the Year', and also won the Indie Awards' 'Book of the Year'.

  • 'The best thing he has ever written' Observer

  • THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION “Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” The New York Times Book Review “Compelling.” The Washington Post “Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” Elle

  • Someone's stolen your baby. But no one believes you.

  • A gripping, atmospheric novel from the acclaimed author of What Came Before that asks: how much should you do to help a stranger’s child?

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