Inspired by one of the most shocking atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis during World War II, the 1944 massacre of the inhabitants of a village in the south of France, The Daughter's Tale is a beautifully crafted family saga of love, survival and hope against all odds. Cuban-born, New York City-based Armando Lucas Correa is an award-winning journalist, editor and author of the international bestseller The German Girl, which is now being published in thirteen languages.
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Set in colonial Australia, this is an epic historical adventure, starring a reclusive, secretive man and his determined adult daughter, and the voyage of the Moonbird which becomes their mission. Irresistible prose, unforgettable characters and magnificent, epic storytelling: The Burning Island delivers everything readers have come to expect from this author.
Jock Serong’s novels have received the Ned Kelly Award for First Fiction, the Colin Roderick Award and the inaugural Staunch Prize (UK). He lives with his family on Victoria’s far west coast.
Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
In a small town, everyone is watching ... this is a story of secrets, scandal and betrayal in 1950s small town Australia. Against the backdrop of the turbulent sea, the novel’s main character, postmistress Rebecca Wood, is soon caught up in the dangerous mysteries that lie behind the town’s respectable net curtains.
This intriguing mystery with its gothic undertones is the stunning new novel from international bestseller Belinda Alexandra, who has published no less than seven novels to wide acclaim in Australia and New Zealand, France, Germany, Holland, Poland, Norway and Greece. She is the daughter of a Russian mother and Australian father, and has been an intrepid traveller since her youth.
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm