The extraordinary story of Frieda von Richthofen, wife of D. H. Lawrence and the real-life inspiration for Lady Chatterley's Lover.
'A lush and absorbing portrait of a fascinating woman who refused to compromise on what really matters: to be known... read more
'Sure to enthral' Harper's Bazaar 'Captivating . . . I dare you not to dive right in' Paula McClain,author of The Paris Wife 'This is a wonderful book!' Karen Joy Fowler, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves 'A must-read masterpiece' Caroline Leavitt, author of P... read more
SUITE FRANCAISE MEETS THE FUGITIVE AS TWO STRANGERS GO ON THE RUN TO OUTWIT THE NAZIS IN 1941.
She is a celebrated writer stranded in Paris after her French lover is killed fighting the German invasion. He is an enigmatic foreigner with a dangerous secret, fleeing... read more
In the bitter winter of 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives with her only remaining son Edmund in the ruins of Hamburg. Here she is reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to... read more
I have wished so many times that I had acted differently.I wish that I had been more worthy of you...Eventually the war will end, and then we will find each other. Until then, remember me.
Hungary, 1938. In a city park, beneath one of its bleakly looming statu... read more
Historical novel set in Western Australia at Federation, with CY O'Connor and the Goldfields water scheme being centre stage. The foundation myth of the western state, the O'Connor tragedy is a story everyone in WA 'sort of' knows, retold here in compelling style. And a light is s... read more
Australian bestselling novelist Karen Brooks rewrites women back into history with this breathtaking novel set in 17th century London--a lush, fascinating story of the beautiful woman who is drawn into a world of riches, power, intrigue...and chocolate.
Damnation ha... read more
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times). In the house of Heli... read more
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One of Australia's finest and most critically acclaimed writers returns with a powerful novel that goes back to the very beginning of the story, to bring his sweeping Glenroy series to a magnificent close.
Melbourne, 1917: the times are tumultuous, the city is... read more
|Awards:|| Shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Novel Award One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018 Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction|
From the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration trilogy comes a monumental new masterpiece, set in the midst of literature's most famous war. Pat Barker turns her attention to the timeless legend of The Iliad, as experienced by the captured women living in the G... read more
For fans of Cold Mountain comes the story of a woman in Mormon country, from the author of The Promise and The Personal History of Rachel DuPree.
In the inhospitable lands of the Utah Territory, during the winter of 1888, thirty-seven-year-old Deborah Tyler waits for her hus... read more
1797. On a beach not far from the isolated settlement of Sydney, a fishing boat picks up three shipwreck survivors, distressed and terribly injured. They have walked hundreds of miles across a landscape whose features - and inhabitants-they have no way of comprehending. They have lo... read more