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From the Library – April 2018

Author of the Month

Rachel Amphlett

Rachel who is originally from the UK, is currently based in Brisbane.  Rachel worked in the UK publishing industry, played lead guitar in rock bands and worked with BBC radio.

Book of the Month

Bella and Chaim: The Story of Beauty and Life – Sara Rena Vidal
This memoir is the story of Vidal’s parents, who lay in a small hole in the ground under a wood cutting machine in the backyard workshop of a retired Polish policeman, in a suburb of occupied Warsaw. This is their story.

Recommended Reads

The Gathering Dark – James Oswald
A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and pilling his vehicle’s toxic load. The consequences are devastating.

This is the 8th book in the Inspector McLean Series.

Hidden Lives – Judith Lennox
A surprise inheritance reveals the hidden lives of two sisters, torn apart by tragedy. This is an epic tale of secrets, scandal, jealousy & passion spanning the twentieth century.

The Secret Scripture – Sebastian Barry
Rosanne McNulty is nearing her hundredth birthday in the mental hospital where she was committed as a young woman. Finishing up his case notes before the hospital is closed, psychiatrist Dr Green finds himself intrigued by the story of his elderly patient. When Dr Green finally uncovers the circumstances of her arrival at the hospital, it leads to a shocking secret.

New Releases

MYSTERY

Thirteen – Steve Cavanagh
No Middle Child – Lee Child
Need to Know – Karen Cleveland
Killed – Thomas Enger
Redemption Point – Candice Fox
The Voice Inside – Brian Freeman
The Dark Angel – Elly Griffiths
The Gathering Dark – James Oswald
17th Suspect – James Patterson

NOVEL

The Secret Scripture – Sebastian Barry
Typhoon Fury – Clive Cussler
The Pearler’s Wife – Roxane Dhand
Sign – Colin Dray
The Wildflowers – Harriet Evans
The Last Train – Sue Lawrence
Hidden Lives – Judith Lennox
Still Me – Jo Jo Moyes
The Cull – Tony Park
Happiness for Humans – P Z Reizin
Differently Normal – Tammy Robinson
On the Blue Train – Kristen Thornell
An Unsuitable Match – Joanna Trollope
Where You Once Belonged – Kent Hartford

ROMANCE

Fall from Grace – Danielle Steel
This Could Change Everything – Jill Mansell

PSYCHOLOGICAL

Lies – Helen Callaghan
This is How it Ends – Eva Dolan
The Perfect Girlfriend – Karen Hamilton
The Confession – Jo Spain
The Wife Between Us – Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

AUSTRALIAN

The Family Next Door – Sally Hepworth
One Kind Man – Anna Jacobs
Differently Normal – Tammy Robinson
Before I Let You Go – Kelly Rimmer
Come Back to Me – Annie Seaton
The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge – Kali Napier
The Memories that Make Us – Vanessa Carnevale

SCANDANAVIAN

Killed – Thomas Enger

HISTORICAL

The Poppy Girls – Margaret Dickinson