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Recent Australian Fiction

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This week we are featuring some recent Australian fiction titles that have been added to the collection. You can reserve the titles shown for $1.35 each, or check for these and other titles next time you visit a library branch. There is an Australian Authors group in the Featured Collections Group on the Overdrive website. The Rohan Wilson title is available on Overdrive in eBook format to download, as well as other titles by Barbara Hannay and Gary Disher. This month's new ebook and audio titles have now been added to Overdrive
A murder unmentioned / by Sulari Gentill
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The black sheep of a wealthy 1930s grazier dynasty, Rowland Sinclair often takes matters into his own hands. When the matter is murder, there are consequences. For nearly fourteen years, Rowland has tried to forget, but now the past has returned.
To name those lost / by Rohan Wilson
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Summer 1874, and Launceston teeters on the brink of anarchy. After abandoning his wife and child many years ago, the Black War veteran Thomas Toosey must return to the city to search for William, his now motherless twelve-year-old son.
Moonlight Plains / by Barbara Hannay
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Sally Piper, a young journalist, is sent to Moonlight Plains to cover the story of Luke, a cattleman who is restoring his grandmother's homestead. What they uncover together is a shocking secret that has been kept safe for more than seventy years.
Hunger town / by Wendy Scarfe
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In the years of Australia's Great Depression, Judith Larsen grows up on a coaling hulk in the Port Adelaide River. She falls in love with Harry, a dreamer who embraces the dogma of the Communist Party while she flourishes as a satirical cartoonist.
Hell to pay / by Garry Disher
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Constable Paul Hirschhausen --Hirsch -- is a recently demoted detective, sent up north from the city of Adelaide to Tiverton. With Internal Affairs on his case, Hirsch has to solve the death of a local 16 year-old girl found on the side of the road.
And fire falls / by Peter Watt
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It is 1942 and the war in the Pacific is on Australia's doorstep, changing the lives of the Duffy and Macintosh families as never before. In Sydney, siblings Donald and Sarah Macintosh battle for their father's approval, and control of his empire...
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