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Ep.168 Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin, Book News-Cassie Hamer, Writing First pages with Lee Koffman, The BookShop Darwin NT
A terrifying, twisting debut from TV news journalist Katherine Firkin. It’s time for a killer to leave his mark.
Ep. 144 Hitch – Kathryn Hind
Hitch is a raw exploration of consent and its ambiguities, personal agency and the choices we make. It’s the story of twenty-something Amelia and her dog Lucy hitchhiking from one end of the country to the other, trying to outrun grief and trauma, and moving ever closer to the things she longs to escape.
Ep: 142 Joan Smokes – Angela Meyer
Joan Smokes is set in the early 1960s and centres on a woman who attempts to escape the past by travelling to Las Vegas. It tackles themes of reinvention, grief, trauma and love.
Ep: 122 The Cottage at Rosella Cove by Sandie Docker
THE COTTAGE AT ROSELLA COVE
Welcome to the place of new beginnings…
Welcome to the cottage at Rosella Cove, where three damaged souls meet and have the chance to rewrite their futures.
Ep:49 Sarah Krasnostein – The Trauma Cleaner
Before she was a Trauma Cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, sex reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife…But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes her clients deserve no less.
Ep: 38 Eliza Henry Jones – Ache
A year ago, a devastating bushfire ripped Annie’s world apart – killing her grandmother, traumatising her young daughter and leaving her mother’s home in the mountains half destroyed. Annie fled back to the city, but the mountain continues to haunt her. Now, drawn by a call for help from her uncle, she’s going back to the place she loves most in the world, to try to heal herself, her marriage, her daughter and her mother.
A heart-wrenching, tender and lovely novel about loss, grief and regeneration, Ache is not only a story of how we can be broken, but how we can put ourselves back together.