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The Chase

From where she sat at the back of the bus, the driver’s death was a confusing spectacle to Emily Jackson.

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A Slow Fire Burning

Inside Laura's head, Deidre spoke. The trouble with you, Laura, she said, is that you make bad choices.

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We Were Never Here

Kristen trotted to the patio’s edge and crouched, long arm outstretched.

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The Farmer’s Friend

The October wind twirled coffee-coloured willy-willies south across the Queensland border.

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The Wattle Island Book Club

Standing on the edge of the cliff, Grace Elliott turned her face to the sky.

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The Paper Palace

Things come from nowhere.

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Empires

We are told not to judge the surface of things – that the truth lies deeper – and yet we judge surfaces all the time.