Ned Kelley's reputation as an outlaw is growing. To the masses he's a folk hero, but to the Establishment he's the most wanted man in the British Empire - by Royal decree the only person that everyone is permitted to kill. When the authorities bring in an army of police to catch him, Ned plans a showdown at Glenrowan, an event that will cement his status as the revolutionary hero of the Australian underclass.
Killing Superman is a novel of betrayals, love, family grief and the effects of war. Scott's father has been pronounced dead. His sister believes it's him so why can't Scott? An intimate and stunning portrayal of a father-son relationship.
Sandy McCutcheon reaches into the heart beneath the headlines of people-smuggling, detention centres and the terrible price of freedom.
In a marketplace in Afghanistan, a son watches his father die at the hands of the Taliban. Karim Mazari knows he must flee his homeland if he is to have any chance of survival, but at a time of international uncertainty and terror, compassion can be hard to find. But a passport and a ticket to Australia can be bought...
Julia loves her job. An obstetrician, she helps women to bring their children into the world safely and with as little intervention as possible. Although her job is gruelling - long, irregular hours leave her little time for herself or her daughter - keeping busy keeps her thoughts from dwelling on painful memories. In one painful year she lost her unborn son, lived through a very public court case involving her husband, and saw the demise of her marriage. The intervening years have dulled the pain and now Julia thinks she may be starting to move on.
Australian undercover agent Denise Cleever is the only member of the worldwide intelligence community who has seen the never-photographed international terrorist Ted Wolf face-to-face and lived. Now the fear is that Red Wolf is in the US and only Denise can stop him.
Suicide bombers have been dispatched to Australia and they are killing high-profile Aussie politicians and other public figures. For Intelligence Agent Denise Cleever the case has become personal as her name is on the terrorist hit list.
Is Carol playing into a killer's plan?
A series of random deaths suddenly fall into a pattern when reclusive, eccentric billionaire Thurmond Rule dies, leaving an immense estate, but no valid will. With no close relatives -- Rule's son and only heir vanished mysteriously years before -- the search begins to find more distant kin who may have a claim to the Rule billions. And there would be several more applicants vying for the money, except for the disturbing fact that many of them have recently died or been killed.
Evelyn is a clever orphan at the Fountainbridge Institute for Destitute Girls. Enchanted by a cheerful lamplighter who fires the streetlamp outside her window each evening, she mesmerizes the other girls with flights of fancy. In a time before Freudian awareness of sexuality and the subconscious mind, such tales are forbidden by the institute's governor, who warns Evelyn to cease her nocturnal storytelling.