Renovations are hell. And that’s before you find the body beneath the floorboards. An intriguing mystery from a stylish new voice in crime fiction, for readers of Kerry Greenwood and Holly Throsby.
Ep. 162 The Deceptions – Suzanne Leal
Moving from wartime Europe to modern-day Australia, The Deceptions is a powerful story of old transgressions, unexpected revelations and the legacy of lives built on lies and deceit
Inspired by a true story of wartime betrayal, The Deceptions is a searing, compassionate tale of love and duplicity-and family secrets better left buried.
Ep: 140 Going Under – Sonia Henry
A darkly funny and sexy novel that blows the lid off the medical profession and life inside a hospital by a young doctor whose anonymous article about the pressures of trainee doctors went viral around the world.
Ep:93 Belinda Castles – Bluebottle
On a sweltering day in a cliff-top beach shack, Jack & Lou Bright grow suspicious about the behaviour of their charismatic, unpredictable father, Charlie. A girl they know has disappeared, and as the day unfolds, Jack’s eruptions of panic, Lou’s sultry rebellions and their little sister Phoebe’s attention-seeking push the family towards revelation.
Ep: 89 Glenda Guest – A Week In The Life of Cassandra Aberline
After forty-five years in Sydney, Cassandra Aberline returns to her home town in the Western Australian wheat belt in the same way she left: on the Indian Pacific train.
As they cross the emptiness of the vast Australian inland, Cassie travels back through her memories, too, frightened that she’s about to lose them forever—and with them, her last chance to answer the question that has haunted her almost all her life.
Bonus episode: Madeleine St. John Women in Black – Ladies in Black Movie by Bruce Beresford
MADELEINE ST JOHN was born in Sydney in 1941. Her father, Edward, was a barrister and Liberal politician. Her mother, Sylvette, committed suicide in 1954,
Ep: 71 Susan Green – How Bright Are All Things Here
Drama is a hard habit to break, and besides, life is awfully dull when it’s naked and truthful.
Glamorous, charismatic Bliss Henderson has led a flawed, fascinating life; from country Australia to the art world of 1960s London; from lust to love and loss.
Ep:60 Eleanor Limprecht – The Passengers
Sarah and Hannah are on a cruise from San Diego, California to Sydney Australia. Sarah Hannah’s grandmother , is returning to the country of her birth, a place she hasn’t seen since boarding the USS Mariposa in 1945. She, along with countless other war brides, sailed across the Pacific to join the american Servicemen they’d married during World War II.
Ep: 54 Tanya Bretherton – The Suitcase Baby
In Sydney in the 1920s, babies were turning up in the harbour, on trains, and in public places. These babies, all murdered, mostly by their mothers, were a devastating symptom of changing morals and a growing metropolis.
Ep:24 Pip Smith – Half Wild
Based on the true lives of Eugenia Fallen. Who was she?
Tally-Ho, Nina, Harry Crawford, or Jean Ford or all of them. Listen to Pip Smith talk about her brilliant original and highly provocative debut novel.
Ep.11 Jane Messer – Hopscotch
Fast and funny, Hopscotch charts a year in the lives of the endearingly flawed Rosen family. Contemporary fiction