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            Fled
             

            Fled (Paperback)

            By Keneally, Meg

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            Jenny Trelawney is no ordinary thief. Forced by poverty to live in the forest, she becomes a successful highwaywoman - until her luck runs out. Transported to Britain's furthest colony, Jenny must tackle new challenges and growing responsibilities. And when famine hits the new co...lony, Jenny becomes convinced that those she most cares about will not survive. She becomes the leader in a grand plot of escape, but is survival any more certain in a small open boat on an unknown ocean? Meg Keneally's debut solo novel is an epic historical adventure based on the extraordinary life of convict Mary Bryant.
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            ISBN 9781760686857
            Published AU 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Letters from Berlin
             

            Letters from Berlin (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Blanchard, Tania

            • RRP: $19.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 21

            From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams comes an unforgettable tale of love, courage and betrayal inspired by a true story Berlin, 1943 As the Allied forces edge closer, the Third Reich tightens its grip on its people. For eighteen-year-old Susa...nna Goettmann, this means her adopted family including the man she loves, Leo, are at risk. Desperate to protect her loved ones any way she can, Susie accepts the help of an influential Nazi officer. But it comes at a terrible cost - she must abandon any hope of a future with Leo and enter the frightening world of the Nazi elite. Yet all is not lost as her newfound position offers more than she could have hoped for ... With critical intelligence at her fingertips, Susie seizes a dangerous opportunity to help the Resistance. The decisions she makes could change the course of the war, but what will they mean for her family and her future? Praise for Tania Blanchard 'Packs an emotional punch that will reverberate far and wide' Weekly Times 'Captures the intensity of a brutal and unforgiving war, successfully weaving love, loss, desperation and, finally, hope into a gripping journey of self-discovery' Courier Mail 'A tumultuous journey from order to bedlam, and from naive acceptance of the status quo to the gradual getting of political wisdom' Sunday Age 'Combining historical tragedy, romance, and true stories ... Superb and enriching' Better Reading
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            ISBN 9781760859831
            Published AU 8 Sep 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Where Fortune Lies
             

            Where Fortune Lies (Paperback)

            By O'Connor, Mary-Anne

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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 21

            'A wonderful tale of love, adventure and bushrangers in colonial Australia ... a gripping and compelling read' - Canberra Weekly 1879: 'Invisible' Anne Brown fears she'll never escape the harshness and poverty of her life in County Donegal, Ireland. Until, one heartbreaking Belta...ne night, her life is changed forever and she leaves to seek her fortune in far-flung Australia. Upon the death of their father, charismatic Will Worthington and his beloved sister Mari are stunned to find he has left all their money and a ticket to the far shores of Australia to an enigmatic painted woman. It seems their only hope for a brighter future also lies in Australia, where together with Will's best friend, the artist Charlie Turner, they seek their fortunes. Charlie finds love with a mysterious exotic dancer, yet there is trouble on the horizon. His new friends up in the Victorian Alps might be teaching him to run with the wild horses and find his talent with a brush at last, but life in a bushranger gang is a dangerous game. As Charlie struggles to break free from his fate, all four are left with impossible choices as fortunes waver between life and death, loyalty and the heart. PRAISE 'A mix of history and escapism, and a strong sense of place, make this novel an enjoyable read for lovers of Australian history that deftly illuminate aspects of our national character in a positive way.' - Outback Magazine
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            ISBN 9781867208143
            Published AU 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
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            Sisters of Freedom
             

            Sisters of Freedom (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Connor, Mary-Anne

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            • Pub Date
              7 Apr 21

            <\strong>A lyrical tale of the struggle for women's rights, and following your heart to unexpected places, from a master storyteller. For readers of Fiona McIntosh, Nicole Alexander and Natasha Lester.<\strong><\p> Sydney, Christmas, 1901. Federation has been achieved but Austral...ian women are yet to gain the right to vote in their new nation's elections. <\p> Bolshy, boisterous Frankie Merriweather is a passionate advocate for women's rights, determined to dedicate herself to the cause, never marrying or becoming a mother. She can't understand her artistic sister Ivy, who wants a life of ease and beauty with her soon-to-be fiance, law student Patrick Earle. <\p> Meanwhile, their married sister Aggie volunteers in an orphanage, decrying the inequality of Australia's social classes ... and longing to hold a baby in her arms. <\p> When an accident takes Ivy, wounded and ill, into the violent and lawless zone of the Hawkesbury River, a year of change begins. Ivy's burgeoning friendship with her saviour Riley Logan, a smuggler, and his sister, the poverty stricken but valiant Fiona, will alter the lives of all three women forever. <\p>
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            ISBN 9781489261557
            Published AU 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Wolf Hunt
             

            The Wolf Hunt (Paperback)

            By Hodkinson, Tim

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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 21

            AD 935. Einar Unnsson is destined to be a great Icelandic warrior. He has a gift that makes him lethal in battle, a gift he needs now more than ever in order to save his mother.

            ISBN 9781800246409
            Released AU 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Whale Road Chronicles
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            The Three Paradises
             

            The Three Paradises (Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Fabbri, Robert

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            • Pub Date
              2 Feb 21

            In the second instalment in the breakneck, brutal new series from bestseller Robert Fabbri, the fight to control the largest empire in the world continues...

            ISBN 9781786498014
            Released AU 2 Feb 2021
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Alexander's Legacy
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            Shadow of the Hawk
              

            Shadow of the Hawk (Paperback)

            By Gilman, David

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            • Pub Date
              29 Jul 21

            Winter, 1364. Sir Thomas Blackstone, Edward III's Master of War, has travelled to France to secure Brittany for England. But soon he is ordered to Castile, to defend England's ally from the French.

            ISBN 9781788545006
            Released AU 29 Jul 2021
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Master of War
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            The Scent of Danger
              

            The Scent of Danger (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Buckley, Fiona

            • RRP: $45.99
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 21

            When the queen's spymaster learns that Ursula is to visit her relatives in Devon, he asks her to find out what has happened to two of his local agents. On arrival in the small village of Zeal Aquatico, Ursula discovers that both spies in question have met with mysterious - and fa...tal - accidents. Or is there more to it than that?
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            ISBN 9781780296791
            Released AU 31 Mar 2021
            Publisher Severn House Publishers Ltd
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            Series A Ursula Blanchard mystery
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            Kydd 24: Thomas Kydd 24
              

            Kydd 24: Thomas Kydd 24 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stockwin, Julian

            • RRP: $42.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 21
            ISBN 9781473698833
            Released AU 7 Oct 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Series Thomas Kydd
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            The Serpent King
              

            The Serpent King (Paperback)

            By Hodkinson, Tim

            • RRP: $28.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Jun 21

            Iceland, AD 936: A warrior son avenges his mother.

            ISBN 9781800246430
            Released AU 3 Jun 2021
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Whale Road Chronicles
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