|Awards:||Short-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017.|
Inspired by a true story.
In 1825, in a remote Irish valley lying between the mountains and Flesk river of Killarney, three women are brought together by strange and troubling events.
Nora Leahy, a widow, has lost her daughter and her husband in... read more
|Author:||Martin Howard (Consultant Haematologist, Department of Haematology, District Hospital, York)|
Who will rock the talent show, chickens or sheep? Characters from Shaun the Sheep step from screen to page in the first of an original fiction series. It's talent-show time on the farm, and all the roosters and chickens are flocking together in hopes of beating the... read more
Bestselling Australian author Di writes about the Australia she knows, she loves, she's explored. Rain Music is inspired by her adventures in far north Queensland - it's characters, it's forgotten history, it's modern dilemmas. A brother and sister, Ned and Bella Chisolm, are stru... read more
A Radio 4 Book Club Selection. A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry, and part... read more
Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two. After the Nazis took my parents I was scared. After they killed my best friend I was angry. After I joined the partisans and he... read more
Bestselling author Master storyteller Judy Nunn has now sold over 1 million books worldwide. In her spellbinding new bestseller she takes us on a breathtaking journey deep into the red heart of Australia. It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, ... read more
Best Australian Yarns is a substantial and definitive work collected from memory, mates, word of mouth and decades of researching popular Aussie culture and history. This collection includes oft-told legendary yarns, reminiscences from the shearing shed, tall stories from the bush, sporting yarns, rai... read more
C.S. Lewis's acclaimed and universally loved novels spring to life in these spellbinding full-cast BBC dramatisations. Anyone who's visited Narnia wants to go back again, and these radio dramas make for a hugely entertaining first-time or return journey, with a cast including Bernard Cribbins, Maurice... read more
Les Norton's apartment block in Randwick was proving to be nothing but trouble, full of mayhem and murder. It seemed the longer he owned it the more money he lost. But while he's trying to solve his financial problems, Les still has time to fight hate-crazed roadies, sort out a drug deal after fightin... read more
A mother who invented her past, a father who was often absent, a son who wondered if this could really be his family. Richard Glover's favourite dinner-party game is called 'Who's Got the Weirdest Parents?'. It's a game he always thinks he'll win. There was his mother, a del... read more
STORIES WITH THE LOT! Save ten lives with a paperclip, discover how a big banana can ruin your sister's holiday, make a new friend with a garbage bin, develop a taste for sheep's spleen and chips, bounce on a vampire's bed, rescue your dad from a dog and a spider, use a toilet roll to get justice, ups... read more
The first book in the Regency Romance series The House for a Season, from the bestselling author M.C. Beaton. Is No.67 Clarges Steet the unluckiest house in Mayfair? Every Season the beaux mondes of the Regency would hire a house in the heart of London's fashionable West End at disproportionately high... read more