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Relax with a good read on us. This month, select from one of the following great titles:

 

The Ripping Tree by Nikki Gemmell

 

The Ripping Tree is the latest novel from international bestselling author and columnist for The Weekend Australian Magazine, Nikki Gemmell.

 

Early 1800s. Thomasina Trelora is on her way to the colonies. Her fate: to be married to a clergyman she's never met. As the Australian coastline comes into view a storm wrecks the ship and leaves her lying on the rocks, near death. She's saved by an Aboriginal man who carries her to the door of a grand European house, Willowbrae.

 

A powerful and gripping tale of survival written in Gemmell's signature lyrical and evocative prose, The Ripping Tree examines the darkness at the heart of early colonisation.

 

You Need to Know by Nicola Moriarty

 

From the bestselling author of The Ex and Those Other Women comes a thrilling family drama by Nicola Moriarty about the secrets we keep, the lies we tell and the truths that won't stay hidden.

 

Jill, her three sons, their wives and children are driving in convoy on Christmas Eve. But something sinister is simmering behind their happy smiles. On the way to their holiday house, a terrifying car accident devastates them all. But someone unexpected was in one of the cars. No one is searching for them. And their time is running out.

 

You Need to Know is a dark domestic drama about family secrets and lies, fractured relationships, tragic mistakes and the ultimate betrayal.

 

People Of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield

 

What would you do if you thought your husband was Jack the Ripper?

 

People of Abandoned Character is a dark historical crime thriller and Clare Whitfield's debut novel.

 

Susannah rushes into marriage to a young and wealthy surgeon. After a passionate honeymoon, she returns home with her new husband wrapped around her little finger. But then everything changes. His behaviour becomes increasingly volatile and violent. He stays out all night, returning home bloodied and full of secrets.

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