Ranging from the politics of the bedroom to the post-GFC economy, Charlie Anderson's General Theory of Lying is a wildly entertaining portrait of coming unstuck. Funny, provoking and confronting, it is a remarkable debut novel that shows us afresh the world we live in now.
Set against a backdrop of Australian pubs and politics, The Story of Danny Dunn is a family saga spanning three generations. It is a compelling tale of love, ambition and the destructive power of obsession at a time of great change in Australia's history.
Set against the wretched trade in drugs and human misery operating during the Vietnam War, Bryce Courtenay's Fortune Cookie is a spellbinding thriller, with a story of love against impossible odds at its heart.
A Recipe for Dreaming is a little treasure of wise words and beautiful images. With insight, humour and a deep sense of humanity, Bryce Courtenay inspires us to become dreamers and questioners, creators of lives that are rich and rewarding.
Beams Falling is the brilliantly compelling and gritty second novel by the rising star of Australian crime writing. A portrait of our recent past, it's also a compulsive and utterly authentic insight into the way both cops and criminals work.
It's 1967, the summer of love, and in swinging Melbourne Detective Sergeant Charlie Berlin has been hauled out of exile in the Fraud Squad to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl, the daughter of a powerful and politically connected property developer.
John 'Nashville' Grant is an American military policeman in the R&R town of Vung Tau, tucked safely behind the front lines of the Vietnam War. Nashville knows how everything works: the army, the enemy, bars, secrets, men and women.