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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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An Elephant on Your Nose

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An Elephant on Your Nose

Warren Reed

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Paperback

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approach, the Japanese want to establish their own intelligence agency. Bella Butterfield's brief... [more]

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Sydney Noir

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Sydney Noir

John Dale (Contributor and Editor)

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery

Paperback

Australia can no longer be held back from the Akashic Noir Series; herein, Sydney reveals itself to be a world-class hub of... [more]

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Past Tense (#23 Jack Reacher)

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Past Tense (#23 Jack Reacher)

Lee Child

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense

Paperback

The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes... [more]

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Lies Sleeping (#7 PC Peter Grant)

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Lies Sleeping (#7 PC Peter Grant)

Ben Aaronovitch

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Fantasy

Paperback

The seventh PC Grant mystery is here, continuing bestselling series of London adventures. That's the way to do it . . . [more]

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Best Summer Stories

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Best Summer Stories

Aviva Tuffield

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

<strong>Brilliant short fiction from some of Australia's most talented storytellers</strong><br... [more]

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The Lost Man

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The Lost Man

Jane Harper

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery

Paperback

Three brothers, one death, no answers... For readers who loved The Dry and Force of Nature, Jane Harper once again creates... [more]

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Bridge of Clay

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Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Paperback

The magnificent, highly anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller, The Book Thief. [more]

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The Valley

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The Valley

Steve Hawke

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Paperback

The past casts long shadows in the Kimberley's high country. A murder in the remote bush in 1916 sparks a chain of events... [more]

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The Spotted Dog (#7 Corinna Chapman)

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The Spotted Dog (#7 Corinna Chapman)

Kerry Greenwood

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery

Paperback

When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing,... [more]

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Nine Perfect Strangers

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Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Paperback

Can a health retreat really change your life forever?<br /><br />The new... [more]

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Original Screenplay)

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Original Screenplay)

J. K. Rowling

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); General fiction (Children's&YA); Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Playscripts (Children's&YA)

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J.K. Rowling's five-film Fantastic Beasts adventure series continues with the original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The... [more]

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

Hiro Arikawa

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Hardback

while speaking to our basic human need for companionship' JOHN BOYNE, Irish Times`It has the warmth, painterly touch, and... [more]

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

Frank Wynne

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Hardback

A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne. [more]

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The Three Secret Cities (#5 Jack West Jr)

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The Three Secret Cities (#5 Jack West Jr)

Matthew Reilly

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Thriller & suspense; Adventure; Sagas

Hardback

Jack West Jr is hunted by dark forces as he races across the globe to uncover the mysteries of the Three Secret Cities...... [more]

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

Leslie S. Klinger, Otto Penzler

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Short stories

Hardback

A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors... [more]

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Sleep of Memory

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Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

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The Shepherd's Hut

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The Shepherd's Hut

Tim Winton

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Hardback

The Shepherd's Hut is an exquisite, brutal coming of age novel. It tells the story of Jaxie, a boy on the run from his past,... [more]

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Death of an Entrepreneur

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Death of an Entrepreneur

Geoff Olds

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Thriller & suspense

Paperback

Packed with twisted tales and colourful characters, Geoff Olds brings to light the dark side of entrepreneurism in a psychological... [more]

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Leverage in Death (#47 In Death)

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Leverage in Death (#47 In Death)

J. D. Robb

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

Paperback

The thrilling, brand-new Eve Dallas and Roarke mystery from international number one bestseller J.D. Robb [more]

$19.99

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The Binding

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The Binding

Bridget Collins

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Advocate - Fiction

Paperback

`I wish I had written it' Erin Kelly Imagine you could erase your grief.<br... [more]

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Looker

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Looker

Laura Sims

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

Paperback

A hugely compulsive, dark, stylish and intense novel, simmering with Hitchcockian undertones - for readers of LULLABY, EILEEN... [more]

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Bye Bye Baby (#1 Jack Hawksworth)

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Bye Bye Baby (#1 Jack Hawksworth)

Fiona McIntosh

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Thriller & suspense; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

Paperback

There is a killer on the loose. Scotland Yard's brightest talent is chosen to head up the high-profile taskforce, a DCI who... [more]

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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Melanie Cheng

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Advocate - Australian Fiction

Paperback

* Awarded the 2018 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction, Melanie Cheng's Australia Day paints a vivid and absorbing... [more]

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Half Moon Lake

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Half Moon Lake

Kirsten Alexander

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Advocate - Australian Fiction

Paperback

Inspired by a real case, Half Moon Lake is a captivating historical novel set in America's Deep South about a lost boy - and... [more]

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Call Me Evie

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Call Me Evie

J. P. Pomare

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

Paperback

Meet Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in the isolated New Zealand beach town of Maketu. Jim says he's hiding... [more]

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