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Sons of Brutality
 by Daniel Jeudy . Sons of Brutality
Daniel Jeudy

When Detective Addison Mowbray begins investigating the murders of two young women in the Hollywood Hills, he can’t  imagine where the case will lead. He suspects the crimes were inspired by an occult fascination, due to some missing body parts and the inverted Christian cross branded on the victims’ breasts. 

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922565-09-9

No Flag is a Good Flag
 by JCS . No Flag is a Good Flag

The story is set in 2014, with Joe as one of its characters. He is a decorated 66-year-old Vietnam veteran with PTSD who runs The Rocking Chair Motel. A 12-room establishment located on a lonely West Texas highway. Travellers arrive, and each have a story they are unable to tell. The book is for the mature reader who can continue to think about disquieting material while continuing to trust in an author’s positive intention.  

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922565-74-7

Finding David by 
J. McL. Harris . Finding David
J. McL. Harris

Sometimes the stories grandparents tell seem just that, stories. After the death of her mother, Joanna Fallon visits an old lady who claims to be her grandmother, Maria. She tells Joanna a detailed story of how she met her grandfather, David, and how they ran a yacht charter business in the south of France in the late 1930s. David disappeared at the beginning of World War II. 

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922565-37-2

Mr Nyx 
by Michael Goodsell . Mr Nyx
Michael Goodsell

A burlesque detective noir

Freo vs Peppermint Grove and bohemia. A battleground between the have-nots and haves. It seems that everyone wants a piece of Mr Nyx, especially the alluring Perdita, and Stella’s adorable strippers who perform in the club below ZEN’s office.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922565-11-2

A Place Among Heroes Book Two by Terri Sedmak . A Place Among Heroes
Terri Sedmak

Book Two - Return of Hope

'A PLACE AMONG HEROES Return of Hope' is Book 2 in the fifth volume of The Liberty & Property Legends saga, beginning where Book 1 'Rise of Hope' left off. Finding the strength inside yourself to be the hero of your own life just might be the most courageous thing you've ever done.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922409-41-6

Speak Softly Love by 
Glen Parks . Speak Softly Love
Glen Parks

A walk within the Mafia

'Who is this man Susan finds herself married to? What is her secret? What does she know? Can Susan love her husband, Tony Caperelli, flawed, caring and battling hidden demons? What is his hidden world?

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922565-06-8

by Aaron Hughes . Nucleus
Aaron Hughes

The Violent Science

A mysterious stranger arrives in town to set up a secret research facility and, recognising Warren’s flair for science, asks him to come and work there. He jumps at the chance, but is there more to this research than meets the eye? Troubling things start to happen around town and Warren realises that not only is the world not as black and white as he thought, the choices he is faced with may be a matter of life and death.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-94-0

Turner's Rage by  
James Seymour . Turner's Rage
James Seymour

Secrets, tragedy and romance. A family's turmoil sparked by industrial revolution

From ruptured relationships and financial ruin to redemption and transcendent romance, this epic novel follows the fortunes and adversities of the Turner family as they wrestle with lives upended by technological and social change.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922409-15-7

Devil's Encore 
by Martin John . Devil's Encore
Martin John

Danger is brewing on the streets of Belfast
It's ten years since peace came to Northern Ireland but not everybody is happy with the transformation. An alliance of dissident republicans and Jihadists is plotting a fresh campaign to force a final British withdrawal from Ireland. Having stumbled across the plot, Belfast journalist Terry Casey, who survived a bombing as a child, is once more a target.

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-922409-26-3

End of the Line 
by Michael Goodsell . Red Cordial Man

The Epic Infallible Superhero: Volume 1 - The Early Years

He’s not quite a God, but Red Cordial Man is a superhero who saves innocent humans from EVIL. 
When the distress call goes out and people are in trouble, Red Cordial Man leaps into action.
What follows is an adventure that will take him through space and time and even to before colour was invented. Will Red Cordial power be enough to save the universe?

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-97-1

End of the Line 
by Michael Goodsell . End of the Line
Michael Goodsell

After the death of her father, fourteen-year-old Eri Yoshikawa and her mother, Natsuki, try to outdistance despair by moving from their memory-laden apartment in Osaka to a tiny village in a faraway valley, where Natsuki has gained a job teaching. Here, culture-shocked Eri starts her new life and learns that there are many ways the heart can break and be healed.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925952-89-6

by Donna Newlands . Threads
Donna Newlands

A riveting tale of a family’s fabric unravelled by one false strand
Not just a love story—this is a riveting exploration of a family’s truth, lies and redemption. An unforgettable and uplifting read for anyone who has ever hidden a secret, been betrayed or lost someone they deeply love.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925952-83-4

Order and the Curse Crime by 
Greg Cornwell . Order and the Curse Crime
Greg Cornwell

Why would a shady businessman go to considerable lengths to disappear overseas only to return home to Canberra to be murdered? One of several questions puzzling John Order from a casual association with the man, along with why another local businessman wants him to stay away from his dealings with a big developer. Twentieth century crime and tragedy lies behind Order’s eighth involvement in deception and death.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925952-93-3

A Time of Giants 
by Mike Wardle . Morse Code
J.D Miller

The year is 2043. World War III is far from over. Cities around the globe have been torn apart and former alliances have broken down. Just as the war looms closer to Australian shores, enemy battleships are ambushed and thousands are killed at sea. Ash Griffin, a lone survivor, seeks refuge on a remote island somewhere in the Whitsundays. Before long, Ash realises he is not alone. A pilot from the opposing military has also washed ashore. A game of cat and mouse ensues, but Ash cannot deny his own demise is imminent.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-60-5

A Time of Giants 
by Mike Wardle . A Time of Giants
Mike Wardle

Keep it hidden. Keep it safe. This cryptic message hints of treasure stolen from a Spanish fleet and hidden in the jungles of South America. A fevered ambition is unleashed in those willing to sacrifice everything as they seek control of the vast fortune.
A Time of Giants is a fast-paced adventure, bringing alive the frantic activity of the Atlantic trade routes in the 1700s. In these busy straits, merchant ships cross paths with slavers who deal only in the currency of human suffering. Here the fates of men shift as quickly as the wind. 

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-38-4

by Thomas Charles . Casus (Volume One)
Thomas Charles

Three poignant stories. Each confronts us with the collision of destiny and choice – and the unpredictable consequences. In Café Beaubourg, still haunted by Alice’s desperate decision, all those years ago, Peter is unable to escape his loneliness and regret. Lucky Strike is a vignette that tells how chance decided Samuel’s life and taught him never to take a moment for granted. And Torre de Miramar asks a question most of us have pondered: is it possible to decide your own future? For Simon and Lia there is an unforeseen answer..

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-37-7

Casus 2 
by Thomas Charles . Casus (Volume Two)

Four contrasting perspectives on the unassailable uncertainty of life. This second volume in the Casus series continues to explore the interplay between choice and destiny. Pont Neuf follows Nick Wiseby’s quest for personal autonomy. How could he know his relationship with Elizabeth would change everything? Frances takes us inside Harold’s mind, which is failing to cope with the disintegration of old age. The Gift asks another kind of question: Why does Robert believe he has a personal relationship with the voice in his GPS app? And in Moratorium, five-year-old Sam Muir lies in a hospital bed, dying of liver disease, while his mother Joanna waits for a miracle.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-57-5


Casus 3 
by Thomas Charles . Casus (Volume Three)

What really lies behind choices and actions? Volume Three of the Casus series offers four sensitively drawn perspectives which probe the extent free will actually is. 

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-922409-54-6


Resurrection in Mauritius by 
M J Jurand . Resurrection in Mauritius
M J Jurand

Jack Stern and Fr Brendan O’Reilly holiday in Mauritius where they discover a decaying Alien church which Brendan brings back to life. Once the media cover the story thousands of pilgrims seeking salvation flock to the island from all over the globe much to the disdain of the Vatican’s power brokers who do not want a second coming of Christ and therefore act accordingly.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922565-18-1

A Priest, a Brothel and the Fox by 
M J Jurand . A Priest, a Brothel and the Fox
M J Jurand

Charismatic entrepreneur Jack Stern loves nothing more than adventure tinged with mischief. On a journey to inspect his newly acquired business in Newburn, Jack chances upon a disillusioned priest, Fr Brendan O’Reilly, at a roadside cafe. Over dinner and drinks, Jack tricks Brendan into swapping identities. But when Brendan arrives in Newburn, he discovers the business he must run is a brothel! Meanwhile, Jack preaches radical theology in the inner sanctums of the Catholic Church.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925952-39-1

Sunny Place, Shady People 
by Carol Richmond . Sunny Place, Shady People
Carol Richmond

When Australian police couple Rob and Jane Fitzgibbon exchange their home with a mysterious European couple in Monaco, their holiday plans for the French Riviera unravel. 

A thrilling travel mystery, drenched in Mediterranean sun and dappled with dangerous liaisons.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925952-18-6

The Distinct Disadvatntage of Being Normal 
by Allan Sternberg . The Distinct Disadvantage of Being Normal
Allan Sternberg

Accompany Sternberg as he joyrides with the King in a stolen rocket, builds his own planet from recycled timber, tries his hand at evolution, begrudgingly celebrates a neighbour’s recovery from ‘Pinocchio Syndrome’, articulates his theory on where ideas come from (and end up) … and that’s just the tip of the Sternberg!

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925846-95-9

Simply This & Simply That 
by Tony Brennan . Simply This & Simply That
Tony Brennan

From Enchantment to Horror; from Angels to Devils; from Laughter to Weeping; take your pick; 
they’re all there for you! And when at last you’ve read all of them, take a deep breath and read them again.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-83-4

by Tony Brennan . Gertrude
Tony Brennan

Well, the old cardinal, Charles Cardinal York, is off again on a series of helter-skelter escapades which nearly drive his one-time secretary, Bishop Sammy Spotels, crazy.
The bishop, with the new responsibilities he has with his promotion, has no time to spare, but Charles shows no signs of slowing down and involves the long-suffering bishop in a series of roller-coaster adventures, this time involving a whole convent of Sisters.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-11-7

Flood Country 
by Robert Maddison . Flood Country
Robert Maddison

Water theft, corruption, intrigue... at the height of a ten year drought in Australia's outback
Jack Miller, former Sydney Morning Herald journalist, follows his instincts to rural Dawson to do a followup piece on a headline that read ‘Angry farmer accuses bureaucrat of corruption‘.  Little did he know what he was about to unleash as he set about helping the feisty old cattle farmer to expose corruption in the water industry—blatant water theft at the height of a ten year drought crippling the Australian farming landscape.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925086-48-5

Flood Country 
by Robert Maddison . For Argument's Sake
Gilbert Cheron

The run-of-the-mill characters in these stories inhabit small indistinct worlds, away from the limelight. They are shaped by personal events and their environment and view the world from that vantage point. Some are flawed yet loving and stoic in their acceptance of their fate—with an uncanny sense of humour. Some are very much aware of the reason for their fate; others aren't and stumble blindly through various situations oblivious of their impact on others. 

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925952-10-0 

Order and the Motel Murder by Greg Cornwell . Order and the Motel Murder
Greg Cornwell

It was the usual open and shut case… A woman stands over her very dead estranged husband in a motel room with a discharged gun in her hand. Except John Order’s secretary is convinced her neighbour, Ginny Fleming, is not guilty of murder. With his experience of such matters, Order is called in to help. Personal and political issues arise (again) and before the crime is solved, our local sleuth will face the complications of an old flame and threats to his career.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925846-98-0

Looming August Eighth
 by Trevor Trigg . Looming August Eighth
Trevor Trigg

Disaster has a Deadline.  The heart-stopping, disaster-dealing sequel to LAPEL.
An international arms dealer teams up with the revolutionary leader of a pariah state. The stakes are huge for Piper and Burns and, once again, for Australia.  Disaster has a deadline and Peter and Rob are moving targets. If they can survive, they will chase down facts and phantoms across countries, oceans and airways.

Format: ebook
ISBN:   978-1-925846-85-0

Dancing for the Marquis
by Edith Ziegler . Dancing for the Marquis
Edith Ziegler

France, 1879. The Marquis de Rays dreams of a utopian colony on a remote tropical island in Oceania north of Australia. He has never been to this place—a rain-drenched wilderness shadowed by mountains. Undaunted, he gathers investors, and hundreds of hopeful European battlers set out for the new world.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:   978-1-925846-63-8

Not My Father by 
Julia Kay . The Horns
Jill Baker

The Horns is founded on careful historical research into the valuable, but scarce, generational Matebele and Mashona oral histories; the vastly differing and biased accounts from early missionaries, pioneers, hunters, miners and traders; and records from the British South Africa Company, as well as government and parliamentary archives.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:   978-1-925846-37-9

Not My Father by 
Julia Kay . Not My Father
Julia Kay

Sometimes, family treasures hold the key to family secrets…

'Not My Father' is a love story about ordinary people—a man and a woman, a child and a father—who lived extraordinary lives. This is a tale of mateship, bravery and a romance that blossomed against all odds.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:   978-1-925846-60-7

Pattinson's Run
 by Graham Arnold . Pattinson's Run
Graham Arnold

Just as Justice Johanna Pattinson manages to eliminate one adversary, another rises to take their place. Will her torment ever stop?

In the final instalment of the Pattinson trilogy, exposure of her darkest secrets is threatened. She herself faces judgement.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925846-47-8

Striking Out
 by Barrie McMahon . Striking Out
Barrie McMahon

Kalgoorlie. A town where gold has lured dreamers and risk takers from all parts of the globe. A place of fortune, a place of ruin.
In his latest novel Barrie McMahon follows three young friends who are striking out from Perth to try their luck in the goldfields of Western Australia. This well-researched yarn pays tribute to the unique character of Kalgoorlie and its people during the late 1940s.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:  978-1-925846-31-7

 by Robert Baynes . Secession
Robert Baynes

From naval warfare at sea to terrorist attacks on embattled diamond mines, and airborne encounters over red earth, Secession - A Nation Divided is a thrilling and disturbing portrayal of one possible future for the island continent Downunder.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925681-74-1

Four-Eyed Fish by 
Rachel Daniels . Four-Eyed Fish
Rachel Daniels

Cal has his fishing and an honest job. His wife, Fran, has her nursing gig. And their two children, Lennie and Tom, are living their high-school dreams.  But one hot, steamy weekend on the Gold Coast, the Lawson family confront not only their own limitations and failings but a tragedy that will force them into the murky depths of what lies below.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:  978-1-925846-11-9

Beneath the Willow 
Michael J Murphy . Beneath the Willow
Michael J Murphy

During the European summer of 1916, the horror of war spreads its tentacles to grip a working-class family in Balmain, New South Wales. The war has ended, and Clarence Miller carries wounds that cannot be seen. He returns home to a loving wife and infant son, but his life will never be the same again.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925846-17-1

A Place Among Heroes 
by Terri Sedmak . A Place Among Heroes
Terri Sedmak

A PLACE AMONG HEROES - Rise of Hope is Book 1 in the fifth volume of The Liberty & Property Legends saga. Out of the remnants of their troubled past, striving to find their place in a new reality, the heroes of the Alliance must brave the journey to where their destiny is calling them. Finding the strength inside yourself to be the hero of your own life just might be the most courageous thing you’ve ever done.

Format: Paperback/ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925681-83-3

A Place Among Heroes 
by Terri Sedmak . Secret Lives of Stick Figure Families
Wilamina Russo

Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the lives of Stick Figure Families? Is Footy Dad genuinely happy? Is Shopping Mum’s life truly fulfilled? If there are no kids then who wanted the stickers out of Corporate Lady and Cycling Man?
In a world first anthropological review of the sensation that swept the nation, we uncover the truth and trends behind the lives of Stick Figure Families.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:  978-1-925846-12-6

Terror in our Homeland 
by David Adams . Trumped Up Corella
Robert Maddison

A fire in August 1991 at the Coode Island Hazardous Chemicals Storage Facility in inner Melbourne is the inspiration for this roller coaster of political manoeuvrings, corruption and violence—all designed to see the facility relocated to a site which just happens to be home for a critically endangered species.

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-94-9

Terror in our Homeland 
by David Adams . Terror in our Homeland
David Adams

Steve Wallace wants to be left alone with a bottle of Jack Daniels and his nightmares. But flashbacks from his war-torn past are blurring into reality. Did he really just kill two Taliban soldiers here in rural western Queensland, or was that a hallucination? Is he being paranoid, or is something sinister afoot?

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-83-8

Helium and Honey 
by David Tooby . Helium and Honey
David Tooby

Helium and Honey is a gripping story of mateship, adventure and discovery set in a rugged and remote environment. Tooby writes with passion and authority, sensitively portraying his complex characters and their fraught interactions. Helium and Honey asserts Tooby as a talented writer of the Australian landscape and the rich characters that people it.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925681-44-4

High Street by 
John Considine . High Street
John Considine

High Street gives us a glimpse into one man’s past… but can we believe it?
John Considine presents us with some extraordinary images: scenes from childhood shopping excursions to High St, Northcote on Saturdays in the late 1950s, an unwelcome and unforeseen visit to the U.S.A. and an entirely unexpected reunion with a long lost friend.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925681-43-7

Pattinson's Rise by Graeme Arnold . Pattinson's Rise
Graeme Arnold

With her nemesis, former client Doctor Sergio Domieri, in gaol for murder, Johanna Pattinson begins the next phase of her career as a barrister with some optimism. She has the perfect life: a loving husband, a doting mentor, two loyal brothers and a thriving criminal law practice. Or so it seems. The shadow of the killer’s brother is always lurking, as are the secrets only the Domieri brothers know about Johanna’s past. To make matters worse, she never seems to be able to rid herself of her old tormentors from within the profession.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-17-8

Pattinson's Curse by Graeme Arnold . Pattinson's Curse
Graeme Arnold

When Johanna Pattinson is forced to make a choice that runs contrary to everything she believes in, the stakes are deadly.
'Pattinson's Curse' is the first novel in a trilogy that follows the legal career of Johanna Pattinson: from solicitor to barrister and finally to judge. At every step the spectre of this terrible decision hangs over her, threatening to destroy all she holds dear.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925515-43-5

The Cat's Miaow by 
Jacqueline Perry-Strickland . The Cat's Miaow
Jacqueline Perry-Strickland

A timeworn costume shop – A missing enchanted gown
– A forgotten mystery – A treacherous romance – A new adventure

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-69-2

A Crying in the Wind 
by Elizabeth Fleetwood . A Crying in the Wind
Elizabeth Fleetwood

“This rich and absorbing story’s other ending is still out there, waiting in the wind to be heard…”
– Dr Alison Bleaney

This epic and sweeping 200-year saga of an ancient island and its violent transformation from Eden-like paradise to the tourist-destination Tasmania of today, is told through the lives of four families.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-20-3

Death and the Lazy Milkmaid 
by Tony Brennan . Amaritudo
Tony Brennan

Brian Mason, was confused. Behind the luxurious facade of the exclusive, elegant Beaumont Retirement and Convalescent Home exterior, with its magnificent position on the cliffs and its thrilling views, lived a mainly grey-headed world of deceit, lies, seduction, criminal activities, even Murder – and Murder not once, but again and again

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-922565-16-7


Death and the Lazy Milkmaid 
by Tony Brennan . Death and the Dowagers
Tony Brennan

Spring of 1952. Annie Watson, now widowed, is assisting her daughter Lady Penelope Sheridan with the first formal dinners to be held at the renovated Big House.  Even the reputedly troublesome Dowager Lady Edwina cannot cast a shadow over the triumphant success of the first dinner. But in all the planning, none of them expected murder to be served as one of the courses. With the ever-loyal assistance of Superintendent Peters and team, Annie inveigles Edwina into the murder investigation. Little does she know she will involve the Dowager in a hair-raising confrontation with a serial killer — as an after-dinner mint!

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN:  978-1-925681-45-1

Death and the Lazy Milkmaid 
by Tony Brennan . Death and the Lazy Milkmaid
Tony Brennan

Jean Harris, the pretty Land Army Girl from Kelly’s dairy, was enjoying the war. She threw many of the Bexford North men – young and old – into a frenzy of excitement. So when Jean is found brutally murdered, Inspector Bob Peters and his team are not short of local suspects. But their enquiries expand when the murder victim is revealed to be a pivotal figure in criminal war-time activities. The blackmailing exploits of a precocious and unpleasant child of eleven distract police and hamper their work still further.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-34-5

The Bell Tolled Twice 
by Tony Brennan . The Bell Tolled Twice
Tony Brennan

1944. King’s Cross. The red light district of Sydney is alive with noise, bright lights, American soldiers on leave – and vice. Nearby, Annie Watson is hoping for a few days’ vacation with her cousin, Monica Jeffrey. But when Annie intervenes to save an orphan girl, she is enmeshed in a murder conspiracy involving gangsters, drug addicts, thugs and prostitutes. Discovering the time and place of the arranged murder, Annie tries desperately, in her inimitable manner, to avert the tragedy.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-19-2

The Blight of Lady Emily by Tony Brennan . The Blight of Lady Emily
Tony Brennan

When murder is discovered, Inspector Peters and his team do not have to search for the suspects – they are in bewildering abundance.
It seems as if, finally, Lady Emily has received what she deserves… or has she?

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-04-8

And the Dance Goes On 
by Tony Brennan . And the Dance Goes On
Tony Brennan

It is the winter of 1942. In the wartime blackout, the midnight bus breaks down near the semi-rural, small town of Bexford North, 30 miles from Sydney. Outside the bus, a passenger screams as torchlight fall on the body of a soldier, stabbed to death. Inspector Peters is summoned to solve the mystery, but soon another, more horrific, murder follows.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-46-3

Order and the Luckless Lovers 
by Greg Cornwell . Order and the Luckless Lovers
Greg Cornwell

Love is a four letter word. So is kill. So is dead. 
But what have they got to do with John Order MLA, amateur sleuth and Canberra politician?
Stepping well outside his usual circle of influence, Order finds himself entwined in the lives of two cultured, successful business couples and their strange marriages.
In this fifth crime novella, John Order unravels the startling truth behind a puzzling murder-suicide.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925681-35-2

Order and the Merimbula Mystery 
by Greg Cornwell . Order and the Merimbula Mystery
Greg Cornwell

A seaside holiday on the New South Wales Sapphire Coast for stressed out Canberra public servants, politicians recovering from an election or people just wanting a break. Sun, sand, surf and, adding to the alliteration, strangulation are on offer to John Order upon his first visit.
The fourth novella featuring John Order MLA of the ACT Legislative Assembly and part-time Canberra sleuth

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-56-2

Order and the Abandoned Body by 
Greg Cornwell . Order and the Abandoned Body
Greg Cornwell

Bodies can be heavenly or busy or beautiful … or dead.

John Order, local Member of Parliament, was drawn into the death by an unusual source but soon found himself facing an aggressive policeman and a self-seeking political Party member, with an election looming.

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925442-68-7

The List 
Amelia Fox . The List
Amelia Fox

Jaded and apathetic as a result of many confusing and distressing dalliances, world weary and frustrated Cyan Heath embarks on a quest to break her moral code and chooses to indulge in the most base and selfish urges. With an already painful past, Cyan has been plotting her revenge on life, and won’t be moved off course. She formulates an unwritten list of encounters to carry out in the next year of her life, following the pursuit of carnal pleasure.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-70-8

Collision by 
Stephen Newma . Collision
Stephen Newman

'Collision' is an allegory, a tragedy, a meditation on the definition of success and failure. It’s mostly a story of people attempting to come to terms with plans that don’t quite work out, attempting to resolve conflicts with each other and discovering fresh starts.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925681-07-9

Mindless Jigsaw by Mike Welch . Mindless Jigsaw
Mike Welch

Nobody lives forever, do they?
Try this enigmatic, short story.
With unicycles, levitation, an echidna and frozen peas.
Fifty-nine, 100 word chapters.
Ride the riddle!
Before it’s too late…

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-67-8

And the Dance Goes On 
by Tony Brennan . The Black Lamb
Tony Brennan

Louis stood to one side – against the bathroom wall, his expression bewildered; his lips mouthing words which were without sound. The other guard pulled Private Fox to his feet. He then rounded on Jackson, shouting in rage: ‘You’ve murdered him!’


Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-64-7

Use By 
Michael Goodsell . Use By
Michael Goodsell

Michael Goodsell’s second novel Use-By traverses the fascinating terrains of time, space, chance, fate, music, mountains, and the intricacies of human relationships. Add in an adventurous galactic geo-anthropologist and his perpetually prudent computer, and you have a delightful novel that is both philosophical and entertaining.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-32-6

Twisted Tax Tales 
: Bizarre and Twisted Short Stories . Twisted Tax Tales
Bizarre and Twisted Short Stories

‘We invited writers from around the world to enter our Twisted Tax Tales Short Story Competition, as a fundraiser for the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal. Writers were asked, to give the stereotyped accountant, often perceived as a boring bean counter and desk dwelling cruncher of numbers—a brand new lease of life, by revamping their dull persona and spinning a masterful tale that would make them … interesting!’

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-22-7

30 Shades of Darkness 
by Keith W. Lofthouse . 30 Shades of Darkness
Keith W. Lofthouse

These 30 short stories are bound by a collective eclecticism, shades of darkness and narrative twists. The darkest themes are tempered by the light. But even in the lightest, darkness lurks. No character in these tales will stop to smell the roses.

It is the writer’s most earnest wish that no story will end the way you think it might.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925515-36-7

Kaylin by 
Nicole Poiana . Kaylin
Nicole Poiana

It is 2150. Kaylin is one of the best assassins of her time – cold, calculating and emotionless. She is an unstoppable killing machine. Until now… From the moment she laid eyes on her target Emerick, she had known this job was not going to be like the others.
With only a few days to complete her mission Kaylin finds herself torn between her job and her heart. Will she kill the man she loves to save herself?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-29-9

A Handful of Paper Planes 
by Erfan Daliri . A Handful of Paper Planes
Erfan Daliri

This collection of poems from Erfan Daliri is a breath of fresh air distilled from a lifetime of speaking with the unknown and seeking the unshown. The most inspiring of pieces have been carefully selected from Erfan’s body of writing into a book to lift the spirits and raise the hopes of the people.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-25-1

by Thomas Heffernan . Fabel
Thomas Heffernan

Zeel emerged from the black mass in the sky, hovering above the world, waiting, watching. Hundreds of shadow soldiers formed ranks around him, consolidated into one last army. The final battle to destroy the Legen. The end of conflict and the beginning of dominion.
A terrifying, visceral journey into the dark reaches of the soul, Fabel is a story of love, sacrifice, and the brutal beauty of mortality.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925442-32-8

Finding Heraan by 
Tim Muirhead . Finding Heraan
Tim Muirhead

Finding Heraan is, at one level, a simple tale, set in a flawed utopia and crafted in the language of the human soul. Ageres, young and uncertain, is driven to deliver a powerful message. He must find places where the message can be heard. But, like many of us, he is beset by challenges and temptations that could hide his truths forever or, on the other hand, turn them to tyranny. A simple tale. And yet, also, a tale that raises important questions for our own time and our own place.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925442-31-1

With the Enemy by Jen Dennis . With the Enemy
Jen Dennis

Life seems dull for Jordan Kennedy. After all he endured just one year ago, the mundane just isn’t enough anymore. However, one afternoon Jordan receives a mobile video message from an unknown sender. He downloads the file to find footage of a brutal murder. Distressed and on edge, he tries to unravel the mystery surrounding the video, but little does he know, that he is being watched...

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-92544-253-3

Mango Bridge Club 
by Annette Corkhill . Mango Bridge Club
Annette Corkhill

For the elderly bridge players of Mango, the bridge club is their reason to get up in the morning. But they soon find their beloved club under attack. The warring committee is bent on achieving absolutely nothing. Even worse, they face a threat from a dodgy shire councillor and a nosy neighbour-cum-erotic robot inventor. Meanwhile, a neurotic nurse recovering from a messy divorce finds herself inexplicably drawn to the obnoxious club president.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925442-43-4

Eleven Hundred Sand Dunes by Helena Phillips . Eleven Hundred Sand Dunes
Helena Phillips

The unusual world of the Caretakers in Reluctant Activists is followed by Eleven Hundred Sand Dunes shifting and deepening the expanding stories of the characters as they tackle the ups and downs of the aftermath and the challenges ahead.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-08-4

Signed, Sealed and Delivered by 
James Nicholls . Signed, Sealed and Delivered
James Nicholls

Forced by circumstance into a world bent on destruction, Jack Coldstream follows a trail of blood from London, to mainland Europe and then on to South America. On this odyssey he overcomes many obstacles including the beautiful Lucia Faro. It is just the challenge our Agent relishes on the road to becoming a spy to rival Napoleon Solo, Harry Palmer or Ian Fleming’s James Bond.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925442-21-2

The Narcotic Tsunami by 
John Elcomb . The Narcotic Tsunami
John Elcomb

John Hall considers himself lucky. After years as a spook, he has come home from his final mission full of plans to reunite with his daughter and his dog to take up a life where he won't be forever looking over his shoulder. Reluctantly, John finds himself sucked into the dangerous world of international crime.... and this time it's personal. This time it's a lethal drug and the bad guys have his daughter.

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925442-81-6

Ellie B by Nigel Crawley . Ellie B
Nigel Crawley

Ellie Bourke is young, attractive and single. Living in the idyllic village of St Peters Port in Cornwall life is perfect. But things are not as they seem. Haunted by dreams she cannot explain Ellie wrestles with a secret that could shatter her dream existence. The skeleton in her closet is about to be set free.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-46-1

The Bureau of Time 
Brett Michael Orr . The Bureau of Time
Brett Michael Orr

You can not change fate.
Cassandra Wright is a Timewalker – a teenager with a genetic mutation that allows her to manipulate the flow of time. But her inexplicable powers have made her a target for Adjusters – monstrous assassins from a parallel universe.

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925442-78-6

Of White and Shady 
Robert Verlander . Of White and Shady
Robert Verlander

Michel White can almost taste the money. The death of his grandfather Tick Tock has given him the break he craves. There’s just one catch: the long-forgotten Shady Green. The man who stands between Michel and a fortune is on his way back to stake his claim.

Format: Paperback/ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-29-7

The Hour of Evidence by Terri Sedmak . The Hour of Evidence
Terri Sedmak

THE HOUR OF EVIDENCE is the fourth volume in The Liberty & Property Legends saga, beginning where Volume Three FIRST COUNTRY Tinged with Rose left off. As the quest continues, as the twists keep coming both inside and outside the courtroom, the next installment in the saga begs the question: what price a well-kept secret?

Format: Paperback/ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-13-3

Imaginary Foe by Shannon Leahy . Imaginary Foe
Shannon Leahy

It’s 1988. When Rhonda Parker comes to town, fifteen-year-old Stan is woefully smitten and ordinary Middleton is transformed into a lustful wonderland.
Stan is a dreamer, but there’s more going on inside his head than anyone knows. Ever since he was little, he’s had one special way of coping with the dark side of life. But things are changing now and the secrets are multiplying. Stan is losing control.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-73-0

Tormented by Nicola Poiana . Tormented
Nicola Poiana

Three years ago, Madeline Allridge had it all – a beautiful house, successful farm and ruggedly handsome fiancé in Jack Quade. Then, he betrayed her, resulting in a series of events that still torment her.
Determined to pick up the pieces of her shattered life and ignore her lingering feelings for Jack. Madeline begins a passionate affair with Austin Devery. But the past has a way of catching up with you…

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-03-4

Lick Me by Janet R. Berg . Lick Me
Janet R. Berg

Maggie is a strong yet dominated woman in danger of losing her self-respect. Forced to become a carer for the bitch from hell, opportunities to have a satisfying sex life are limited. When hot-blooded lovers are not available, she fantasises and her imagination runs wild.

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-87-7

Semillon Haze by Robert Verlander . Semillon Haze
Graeme Arnold

Austinn Baeder arrived in the Port of Geelong in 1845 with his two adult sons to start a new life. The Swiss winemaker planned to open a new vineyard and winery on the banks of the Barwon River. The retired soldier came looking for new opportunities, but to also leave a troubled past behind. A series of unfortunate events unwittingly brings the modern day Baeder family far closer to their ancestors than they could ever imagine. It could even expose a dreadful family secret that lay dormant for over 100 years.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-47-1

Copyboy by Barrie McMahon . Copyboy
Barrie McMahon

Short of a good murder, sin, sensation and sex in salacious detail were always standard fare for Perth’s Mirror newspaper. With the departure of American troops in 1946, new sources of scandal were needed.
Straight from school Alf McGuinness lands a job with The Mirror as a copyboy and immediately finds himself in a fix. He and his rebellious friend Jenny Anderson are small players in the thriving post-war black market but The Mirror reporters are digging for sensation in the contraband economy.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-26-6

Dead Fishy by 
Derek Hansen . Dead Fishy
Derek Hansen

This special edition was produced to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dead Fishy. This novel-length book contains a collection of short stories about fishing and sex, fishing and murder, fishing and cross-dressing, romance, betrayal, revenge and interesting ways of cooking seafood. If features killer marlin, killer crabs, transcendental lobsters, really quirky people and some rather nice sauvignon blancs. You’ll never look at fishing and the people who fish quite the same way again.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-19-8
RRP: $25

The Mulberry Tree 
by Kenneth J. Hill . The Mulberry Tree
Kenneth J. Hill

..we ventured out to places further afield in search of adventure; places with interesting names like Canning Bridge, Deep Water Point, Bull Creek, Weir’s Paddock and Bateman’s Field. Within walking distance of Nan’s place were miles of bushland, large swamps and lakes, the Canning River and several permanent streams that flowed into Bull Creek. They were magical Sundays. Most of all I remember the amazing freedom we had...

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-27-3
RRP: $24.95

Makara by Douglas Cooney . Makara
Douglas Cooney

Ever wondered if there was more to life than the same old crap?
Ever dreamed of hittin’ the road and leavin’ it all behind ?
You’re not alone...
Join Dave, a young Aussie surfer, on a transformational road trip across the country that will leave you feeling anything’s possible. Gather your courage, jump in the van and come along for the ride...

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-08-2
RRP: $24.95

What Johnno Did Next 
by Dr X . What Johnno Did Next
Dr X

Things were grim in Grimsby. Even the grass struggled. But that was nothing compared to when people’s legs started to shrink. That’s when the real trouble started.

Welcome to a story that happens not far from where you are right now. What Johnno Did Next proves that - no matter how grim things get - a ray of hope burns brightest in the darkest places.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-38-9
RRP: $14.95

From Ashes to Wings  by Avalon Ashe . From Ashes to Wings
Avalon Ashe

He came into this world at the mines of Isa, and grew up in the Queen’s land under the watchful gaze of a pyramid. When his Dragon came to him in a dream he knew he had to find his voice, and so comes the tale of the Nine Kingdoms, and the Legacy that they bring. He waits and watches for the coming of the next age…

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-83-9
RRP: $4.99

The Underground by 
Jen Dennis . The Underground
Jen Dennis

Three years after surviving the London bombings, Jordan Kennedy's life is still in pieces. His fifteen-year-old sister, Amy Kennedy, was killed in the blasts, and ever since Jordan has struggled to deal with the loss. However, one evening Jordan receives a puzzling letter from Australia. It is an urgent plea for help, signed by his dead sister Amy. Desperate for a miracle, Jordan embarks on a journey to find the truth. If his sister really is alive, Jordan will stop at nothing to bring her home.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-07-5
RRP: $24.95

The Magpies Nest by Jacqueline Perry-Strickland . The Magpies Nest
Jacqueline Perry-Strickland

After living it up in London on a working holiday, Sally Boleyn returns to Australia with a thud. Her travels, experiences, and getting of wisdom abroad ensure she comes back a changed woman. But life in Perth has not changed. Her parents blather about neighbourhood trivialities, and the biggest things in her friends’ lives are their trips to Bali, dates with footballers, and home renovations. Sally struggles to accept life in her home town – ‘Dullsville’...  

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-11-2
RRP: $24.95

The Antidotes to Modern Living by Dr X . The Antidotes to Modern Living
Dr X

A user-friendly book of ‘poetic justice’ that will have you smiling, musing, nodding, and effortlessly stepping along a path to greater fulfilment.

Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925171-72-3
RRP: $7.99

The Saviour . The Saviour
Ben Andersen

“I am the saviour of all mankind, and I have come to teach the Wisdom of Life.”
The second coming was a little off the mark. In an age of over-population and the mass destruction of nature, The Saviour probes into the primary tension of the modern world. Despite congratulating ourselves as being the most advanced form of life in the known universe, does our species even have the ability to prevent the mass extinction of life and the ruin of the planet?

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925086-73-7
RRP: $24.40

The Asian Century 
by Ben Andersen . The Asian Century
Ben Andersen

“...this is my confession: I am a white Australian, and I have absolutely no idea who I am.”
The Asian Century wrestles with the issues of identity and tribalism in the modern age of globalisation. It analyses the mixed feelings of desire and repulsion regarding Asia and multiculturalism in Australia, and delves into the tensions that lie in our ambiguous future on the fringes of the emerging region.

Format: Paperback / ebook
ISBN: 978-1-925086-72-0
RRP: $29.50

by Christy Heather Roberts . Unbreakable
Christy Heather Roberts

Ungainly and honest, Britney Louise is sent to a school full of rich, privileged young ‘ladies’ - the ladies of Liberty Ladies College. Outcast and alone, she walks the echoing corridors accompanied only by her dreams and the books she reads at lunchtime, while others talk. This is the story of her survival.

Published: March 2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925086-74-4
RRP: 24.95

The View from One Tree Hill by Ian Bradshaw . The View from One Tree Hill
Ian Bradshaw

Tensions between the families of two of Reverton’s real estate agencies, the Parnhams and the Copelands, have simmered since a disputed land deal generations ago. These tensions come to the boil when both families find themselves drawn into in a Family Law Court battle which becomes intertwined with the disputed land deal.

Published: March 2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925086-63-8
RRP: 29.95

Dark Secrets 
by AM Hudson . Dark Secrets
AM Hudson

How can you be attracted to a guy who just said he wants to kill you?
Ara-Rose asks herself the same question. She's been torn away from her old life, thrown into a new one in a new country, and in the midst of death, heartache and depression, she finds herself in love with a vampire--one who kills people with his teeth!

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925086-55-3
RRP: 29.95

An Older Person's Guide to Travelling Lightly 
by Pat Reynolds . An Older Person's Guide to Travelling Lightly
Pat Reynolds

A child missing is said to be a parent’s worst nightmare; however, what if a parent, or grandparent, has disappeared without trace in the jungle in a foreign country? Robert’s mother is on holiday in Sabah, Malaysia, when the Tour bus she is in is hijacked and all on board are taken hostage – all except his mother – so where is she now?

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925086-92-8
RRP: 4.99

A Darker Green by Matthew Keegan . A Darker Green
Matthew Keegan

Sean Doherty, a conscripted Australian soldier, is sick of the messy Vietnam War and yearns to go home. Home, however, has changed. His country has no sympathy and those closest to him are not what they seem. It is here he realises a soldier may leave the war but the war will never leave him. The killing machine the Australian army had trained for war has just come home.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086492
RRP: 24.95

Conversations and Adventures 
by Simone Diston
. Conversations and Adventures
Simone Diston

In our everyday life, we often come across obstacles that we are not sure how we can overcome. In our quest to find an answer, we commonly seek advice from those people that we know and take an emotional journey in order to find a practical solution. But what if just a simple conversation with a complete stranger could give you those answers that you seek? What if venturing into unknown terrain and taking an unknown path could help you find the answer?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086416
RRP: 19.95

Cargo Cult 
by Nick Gorshenin . Cargo Cult
Nick Gorshenin

Descendants of Samurai and vagabonds of the Pacific - they all want the cargo.

Epic events in Japan lead to a modern day heist and a fascinating chase through the volcanic isles of Vanuatu. Rare 17th century fusuma – a set of decorative gold leaf panels are worth a fortune to those with more ambition than scruples. The Path and Glory fusuma are coveted by Japanese Yakuza, ruthless crooks from Hawai’i and young cavaliers in the South Pacific. They all want the prize.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086034
RRP: $29.95

Heartland by Terri Sedmak . Heartland
Terri Sedmak

On the Side of Angels, The Liberty & Property Legends Volume 1

Wyoming Territory, 1883... Three families. One Alliance. A cold-blooded murder. The secrets. The conflict. The passion. And the fight for justice. Adventure and romance will not be denied anyone who has the courage to be free.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787393
RRP: $34.95

Empire for Liberty by Terri Sedmak . Empire for Liberty
Terri Sedmak

Dangerous Lullaby, The Liberty & Property Legends Volume 2

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1885... The stakes are higher than they have ever been before. An unseen peril remains unchecked. Who will rise to the challenge? Who will love and who will lie? What secrets will be uncovered? And who will survive the unleashing of the ultimate weapon? Their darkest hour is coming...

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787638
RRP: $34.95

First Country 
by Terri Sedmak . First Country
Terri Sedmak

Tinged with Rose, The Liberty & Property Legends Volume 3

The grand adventure of The West & Gilded Age America continues…
As winter maintains its grip in March of 1885, the hunt for Loren Bodecker is on! In the aftermath of the maverick attacks, with tensions escalating, relationships begin to deepen, complicating the path of justice and the lives of all involved.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086195
RRP: $34.95

A Simple Act of Vengeance 
by Andrew Giles .

A Simple Act of Vengeance
Andrew Giles

Peter grant, a small town plumber, seeks revenge for the murder of his wife. He finds and disposes of the killer, Karel Dubcek, a vicious drug dealer. Dubcek’s father sends hired killers after Grant and his one-time lover, Marian Watson and they find themselves caught up in a vendetta, until Grant sets out to stop the threat to them both, once and for all.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204745
RRP: $27.95

Cockatoo Conspiracy by 
John Kevan .

Cockatoo Conspiracy
John Kevan

In September 1945, Captain Chuck O’Donnell and the aircrew on board the B-29 transport known as Daisy Mae, were ordered to fly from Darwin to Learmonth, with seven Australian nurses on board, but were diverted to Broome for engine repairs. The nurses, lead by Jenny Hopkins-Jones, were sent on to Perth, and the B-29 was ordered to return to Darwin. Daisy Mae never made it.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204653
RRP: $32.95

Murder on the Island 
Brian Kavanagh .

Murder on the Island
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
Belinda and Hazel find themselves on the island of Guernsey where they are invited by Sir Mark’s mother, Melba, Lady Sallinger. Other house guests include her parents, a handsome interior designer, a slovenly bookseller, a Jesuit priest, and Catherine, a mysterious woman writer. Soon after, the residents of the old Tudor mansion are thrown into confusion with the discovery of human remains buried in the garden.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925442-03-8
RRP: $19.95

Capable of Murder .

A Wicked Design
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
Belinda Lawrence returns to her home town of Melbourne, to discover a murder that's close to her heart. A murder which leads to the seat of political power, Parliament House.
The various threads of deceit and intrigue are gradually unravelled and, with Hazel Whitby at her side, Belinda is confronted by warring political factions.
The mystery deepens with the discovery of a priceless historical item, of value to both political powers, and which places Belinda's life in jeopardy.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-192508-606-5
RRP: $19.95

Capable of Murder .

Capable of Murder
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
The old lady’s body lay at the foot of the stairs. The police believe it was an accidental fall that killed great-aunt Jane. Young Australian, Belinda Lawrence is convinced it was murder and when she inherits her great-aunt’s ancient cottage and garden on the outskirts of Bath, England, she finds herself deep in a taut mystery surrounding her legacy.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922204-52-3
RRP: $19.95

The Embroidered Corpse .

The Embroidered Corpse
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
Two startling murders that replicate the death of a mediaeval English king and the discovery of a mysterious ancient tapestry lead Belinda Lawrence and her associate Hazel Whitby into a vortex of suspense involving a bizarre religious cult, an enigmatic academic, a group of monks devoted to aggression and clues to a thrilling conspiracy nearly a thousand years old. This is the second in the Belinda Lawrence Mystery Series and continues the lively young Australian's adventures in England with the same degree of wicked humour and heart-stopping excitement.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922204-49-3
RRP: $19.95

Bloody Ham 
by Brian Kavanagh .

Bloody Ham
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
'The third adventure for Belinda and Hazel continuing the pace and humour that readers have come to acknowledge and appreciate. Excitement and tension begin on the first day of filming a Restoration drama on location at the historic Jacobean mansion, Ham House in Surrey when one of the leading players collapses and dies. With the death ruled non-accidental the director, producer and members of the cast are all suspects.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922204-50-9
RRP: $19.95

A Canterbury Crime 
by Brian Kavanagh .

A Canterbury Crime
Brian Kavanagh

A Belinda Lawrence Mystery
The ancient walled city of Canterbury has held many secrets over the centuries but none more mysterious than the death of Professor de Gray. Called in to evaluate the contents of his Tudor Manor House, Belinda and Hazel are confronted with a number of suspects who would benefit from the book the Professor was about to publish. As they get to know those associated with the Manor House, Belinda and Hazel discover another murder and an intricate web of secrets that leads them to life-threatening danger and finally to the killer, in this fourth book of the series.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922204-51-6
RRP: $19.95

Flat Track by 
Loukas Mexis .

Flat Track
Loukas Mexis

'On the turns, where you defy physics and velocity beats mass, that’s where winners are made’ Flat track is the essence of motorcycle racing, and the Indy Mile is the place where legends are born and worshipped. It is the blinding lights that heat up the whole field, turning the atmosphere around the track into a sauna and making skin sweat beneath the leather overalls. It is the thousands of people cheering twenty-five hellishly-fast machines fighting for the number-one plate.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204417
RRP: $18.95

Esteban's Conclusions 
Erfan Daliri by Loukas Mexis .

Esteban's Conclusions
Erfan Daliri

‘For as long as life affords you a page, scribe your story my friend, that when your soul returns home, your influence upon this world will continue with no end,’ Sharma advised Esteban as he gently toked the fire before continuing, ‘for without wandering sages and lonely poets, to whom will the people turn when they need solace?”
Along the journey to self-realisation chronicled in Esteban’s Hypothesis, our protagonist, Esteban, keeps a poetic journal, the purpose of which is ever changing and often times unclear. The following compilation is that journal.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-922204-60-8
RRP: 27.95

Thieves of Honour by 
Kent Mathieson .

Thieves of Honour
Kent Mathieson

Amidst the soaring mountains and plunging rivers of the Tien Shan range in Kyrgyzstan, several small villages lie dry and desolate. Amidst the people of a close knit community, a man is isolated. Amidst the promise and purpose of an international development project, a myriad of motives and problems surge. From these threads, through the pressures of life, a tale is formed, a tale of fears and hopes, shame and honour. The end is not clear to anyone. Does the tale have an end at all?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204554
RRP: $19.95

The Veto Conspiracy by 
John S. Tobin .

The Veto Conspiracy
John S. Tobin

introduces a wide range of. Many indigenous animals that can be found in the vast continent of Australia face the threat of extinction, if measures are not taken to protect them. The Veto Conspiracy examines the sensitive and emotive issues of immigration, integration and racism, along with the present day issues on the environment, education, drugs and alcohol.
The morality of using the power of Veto by various governments and organizations within our society, that prohibit the principle of majority rule, is questioned.

Format: Paperback + eBook
ISBN: 9781922204448
RRP: $26.95

Reunion by Bruce L Russell .

Bruce L Russell

Hungerford Award winner, 'Russell, has produced an engrossing tale of love in jeopardy, mateship in disarray, betrayal, revenge and redemption. A real page-turner from a gifted storyteller.’ - Chris McLeod.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204110
RRP: $25.95

The Alpha Initiative  Richard Dive .

The Alpha Initiative
Richard Dive

A break in at one of the most secure facilities in the world, data worth billions stolen, and Hart Industries made to look like fools. The culprits: a notorious terrorist organization known as THE ALPHA INITIATIVE, a group with no known agenda, responsible for dozens of domestic and international attacks, made up of the best soldiers the world has ever seen.

Format: Paperback + eBook
RRP: $30.00

The Story Teller by Ava Pashley .

The Storyteller
Ava Pashley

Her town - that story - And a man from Montana

Vicki Carlisle, a young woman with ambitions that stretch far beyond the confines of her father’s prosperous ranch in the high country of southern Wyoming, writes the adventures of her suffragette-like character Evangeline and has them published in Quest & Quill. When Evangeline tackles two age-old taboos, all hell breaks loose in her hometown of Feather Ridge.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022936
RRP: $19.95

The Uncharted Road  by Reece Hammond .

The Uncharted Road
Reece Hammond

Torn by emotion, bounded by principal, determined to find a way

Dominic Martin, a young man, new to town and desperately trying to fit in. Surrounded by drugs, alcohol and the crush of an older girl who seemingly wants her way with him. Tolerating his family, at war with his emotions, for Dominic, right and wrong seem to have lost their meaning.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022608
RRP: $32.95

Public Property by  Michael Ferres .

Public Property
Michael Ferres

A Novel

The murder of a young woman, a defection from Red China, suggestions of political interference in the workings of the police and of violence in the union movement – all these were great material for the daily newspapers in Sydney in the 1980’s, and even more so when they all appeared to be linked.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022608
RRP: $32.95

Plays 1 - Towns 
by Michael Ferres .

Plays 1 - Towns
Michael Ferres

3 plays. Scenes of country life.

Episodes from small towns, two of them in the orbit of the big city of Sydney, and one – Bethlehem – in the orbit, or the shadow, of Jerusalem.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204592
RRP: $24.95

Plays 2 - Suburbs 
by Michael Ferres .

Plays 2 - Suburbs
Michael Ferres

3 plays. 3 stories from the swirling inner solar system of the big city.
The motives of the heart are confounded by:
• the heart itself – in a church youth fellowship,
• the schemes of corrupt policemen – and the heart itself – in a struggle for supremacy in the police force, in which are enmeshed the honourable and the naïve, and the careless, cruel and greedy,
• the dreamwork.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086591
RRP: $24.95

The shark that ate Tommy Shoalhaven  by David Hocking . The shark that ate Tommy Shoalhaven
David Hocking

On a spring morning of cloudless blue sky in Western Australia, a teenage boy is attacked in the waters off Cottesloe Beach by a massive great white shark, so beginning an oceanic odyssey. Two years later, as another great white is the suspected culprit for a series of attacks along the same stretch of coastline, two local marine biologists think they see a pattern to the carnage and hatch a crazy plan of their own. But they’ll need some help.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022233
RRP: $19.95

Through the Portal  by Daniel Farrelly . Through the Portal
Daniel Farrelly

Beyond the portal is a universe where space travel is possible. Where humans are hunted. Where murder is legal.

When James and Rachael, two teenagers from Earth, become trapped in a parallel dimension, they must integrate in order to survive. New languages, new races, new religions, and a new way of life. Because there’s no way home.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022592
RRP: $19.95

Songs About You by Hap Hayward . Songs About You
Hap Hayward

Lyrics From The Dead Salesmen To Underminers And Lots Of Stuff In-Between 1988-2012

"Heart wrung lyrics that are simple, initmate and emotive yet avoid the common muck of cliche. He grasped the holy grail of great songwriting: perfect, spare words that strip life to the bone." Sandra Bridekirk, The Australian

Format: Paperback
Published by: South Publishing

Beyond the Dream by John Shumack . Beyond the Dream
John Shumack

It's summer in the Ukraine and, for wheat farmers, it is time to transport their grain to the markets in the port city of Sevastopol. But the wheat caravan needs to survive the risky journey which begins near the capital, Kiev. Hungry peasants, forced from their farms by unscrupulous and unpopular landlords, form gangs and grain caravans are a prime target.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022257
RRP: $39.95

Gone Dotty by  Kate Toon . Gone Dotty
Kate Toon

Delicious … funny, quirky, moving little bites of everyday life that hit the mark.

Angry dog walkers, depressed goldfish, poo haikus and backyard stalkers. A collection of silly and sad poems inspired by the little things in life that can be enjoyed over a cup of tea and a bun.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022318
RRP: $20

Galaxy Battle League by Tim O'Bree . Galaxy Battle League
Tim O'Bree

Part One. We Are Connected.
Little is known of Tuis within the Galaxies. A quiet planet that sits within the Universe like a lost tennis ball on the neighbour's roof. A relatively intelligent species, the inhabitants of Tuis are not the first to have engineered their planet past the ability to see that which lies within it. Out of sight for so long, its lonely dance through space will come to an end with its connection to the unique GBL Network. .

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022219
RRP: $29.95

Why Shouldn't I Call My Son Clint? by  David Hocking . Why Shouldn't I Call My Son Clint?
David Hocking

Using secret sounds of names as a predictor of personality

Like a tiny piece of personalised music, each of us has a name that, like all sounds, evokes some small and subconscious response from those we meet. This collective reaction, over the years of our existence, can gently trickle down and influence whom we become. This book is a must-read if you are faced with one of the following scenarios.....

Format: Paperback 170mm x 120mm (3rd Ed.)
ISBN: 9780980545937
RRP: $22.95

Georgie Girl by Shirley Eldridge . Georgie Girl
Shirley Eldridge

How could life in a mining town be this dangerous?

"The sweltering heat of a Central Queensland summer proves to be a moody backdrop to Shirley Eldridge’s story which is part thriller, part psychological study and part story of intense mother-love. The characters come alive and the relationship that develops between the lead character Cherie and Georgie-Girl is touching and delightful.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787508
RRP: $29.95

The Holder of the Key by Richard Dive . The Holder of the Key
Richard Dive

There are many legends that have been lost to this world, but none more important than that of the Elysian Gifts. The hunt is on for these items, which might have the power to save, or destroy, our world.

Format: Pback + eBook
ISBN: 9781921787928
RRP: $31.99

Timelines by Anna Donald . Timelines
Anna Donald

Friends sometimes turn out to be fakes and will betray you just for fun, or greed, or to save their own skin. Real friends will stay loyal no matter what, but it can take time to find them.
When Rocket, Jules, and Doogs end up in jail together - what, if anything, do they learn about true friendship? How much time does it take?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787874
RRP: $24.95

The Last Rickshaw by 
John Pullinger . The Last Rickshaw
John Pullinger

Wild exotic women, Batman character impersonators, murderous locals and a host of other intriguing characters make up this tale ranging across Vietnam, The Philippines, Australia and China culminating in Conway facing his greatest danger yet.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925442137
RRP: $24.95

The last cyclo to Thanh Da 
by John Pullinger . The last cyclo to Thanh Da
John Pullinger

Manila hotelier Steve Conway returns to Vietnam to look for an old wartime friend and falls in love with a local girl. But the relationship is threatened by cross-cultural differences, family resistance, and a jealous, dangerous suitor.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787218
RRP: $32.95

Telekom by James Pratt . Telekom
James Pratt

When Donald Macleod, a scion of the mobile phone industry, suspects that subliminal messages transmitted over a German mobile phone network are impacting local by-elections in favour of the Neo-Nazi candidates, he sets out to find proof. To do so, he must confront Heinrich Von Scheer, owner of the German network. But before he can, Donald’s plane crashes in the Swiss Alps and he is missing, presumed killed.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787782
RRP: $29.95

March 11 by Johnny West . March 11
Johnny West

A Tale of Love and Earthquakes in Japan
Eddie is a young French man living happily in Tokyo — spending his time on manga and anime, and more recently playing Internet poker. But when the March 11 Tohoku earthquake strikes Japan, his life is turned upside down. As aftershocks continue to hit Japan, Eddie falls into the tangled webs of the Chinese and Korean mafia. He is threatened by the potent mixture of love, sex and betrayal.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787737
RRP: $10.00

Chaos Vortex by Robert Ennever . The Chaos Vortex
Robert Ennever

London is in chaos! Rioting mobs are looting, burning and killing. A young scientist at Woden Chemicals discovers a computer disc containing horrifying information. Scared for her life, she contacts her boyfriend, a reporter for the ‘London News’.

Format: Paperback
From: Bendemere Books
RRP: $24.95

Barber of Botany Bay  by Robert C. Cope . Barber of Botany Bay
Robert C. Cope

A story of Australia’s first “boat people” seen through the eyes of John Nichols, a barber who is unjustly transported to the harsh convict colony of New South Wales. It tells of his fight to rebuild his life and his determination to remain true to his beliefs of self-reliance and mateship. It also illustrates the generosity of spirit which moved him to provide sanctuary for a distressed aboriginal woman who came to him out of the wild bush.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787119
RRP: $32.95

Science Fiction . Science Fiction - A Novel
Michael Ferres

A geologist, working under several layers of isolation in a remote equatorial forest on the distant planet of Einsteinia, digs up something very unpleasant. Then he prepares to tell everyone about it at a scientific conference. Consular officials from Earth are appalled. Leaders of the Einsteinian religion are determined that he won’t tell his story.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787904
RRP: $24.95

Mister Rainbow by C.S. Boag . Mister Rainbow
C.S. Boag

In the case of the hood with no hands

While checking out a man with no past, Mister Rainbow stumbles on a series of killings and sets out to discover the connection. An offspring of 1960's flower-children, Rainbow - his hippie mother gave him the wretched name - talks and acts like he's in 1920s Chicago. Owing to the need to keep a low profile, plus a serious shortage of dough, Rainbow operates out of an old boat parked in Sydney Harbour. He's also carrying a lot of baggage - including a Nemesis he calls Pandora.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780987206206
RRP: $24.95

More adult fiction books to come soon!

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David Hocking
Erica Williams
Angela Peris
Dr Carol Peircey / Helen Bailey
Maung Myo Sein
Jen Ko
Annette Kwan
Amy Rorke
Tapestry Writers Group
Julia Zed
Pastor George Mfula
Nigel Gray
Cedric Baxter
K. Parkinson