By Candice Fox
If you haven’t read the first in this series (Crimson Lake) do yourself a favour and listen to the audio book narrated by Euan Morton. That got me hooked , and now I can’t get enough of Ted Conkaffey, who isn’t the bad guy everyone thinks he is & the just plain crazy Amanda Pharrel.
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The Kookaburra Creek Cafe by Sandie Docker.
Sandie Docker’s debut novel.
One small town, Three lost women and a lifetime of secrets. Set in a small Australian town this will be loved by those who like Cathy Kelly and/or Maeve Binchy.
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Australian author Matthew Reilly’s books are like action movies and often feature a supernatural twist. Try “Ice Station,” the first in the Shane Schofield series, or “Temple,” which takes Professor William Race on an Indiana Jones-esque adventure in Peru.
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Often angst-ridden but always funny, John Marsden writes with an insight into young adults’ minds that isn’t altered by his dry humour.
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An appalling childhood followed by the battlefields of Gallipoli followed by raising a family through the Depression and he still thinks he had “A Fortunate Life”. You’ll barely recognise the Australia he talks about.
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Fans of Harry Potter will love this new series of books by Australian author Jessica Townsend.
Morrigan Crow has been told she is cursed from the day she was born and doomed to die on her 11th birthday. But, with the help of a mysterious man called Jupiter North, she escapes her fate and is transported to a magical city called Nevermoor. Though there is one thing, to stay she has to pass a series of trials against hundreds of other children.
A stunning debut, and the beginning of a magical adventure. We can’t wait for the next installment.
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