Books: The Colony

      In the summer of 1969, as sectarian violence erupts across Ireland, two outsiders…

Tom Percy Short Story: Postcards from a Friend

        He could still recall the night he met her. Although to say…

David Whish-Wilson on The Sawdust House

    Prolific WA author David Whish-Wilson‘s latest novel, The Sawdust House, has just hit the…

Book Review: Hannah Kent’s Devotion

      Author: Hannah Kent   Publisher: Picador (Pan Macmillan Australia)   Every time I…

Starfish Giveaway: Win New Abrolhos Novel

  Lately our wild WA coast has set become the setting for several new novels. Just…

Tom Percy Teaser: The Curate’s Egg

      Perth barrister Tom Percy’s debut novel The Curate’s Egg was published in December…

Writers Weekend: Gillian O’Shaughnessy

      The Perth Festival’s Writers Weekend is almost upon us. Its curator, Gillian O’Shaughnessy, a…

Pook’s Pearl of a Book Hits the Shelves

      A fine new historical novel, set in Broome, has just the shelves, and…

Of Horses and War: New Portland Jones Novel

      World War Two didn’t just wipe out tens of thousands of young  Australian…

Summer Fiction: Kill Me Now

    By Danka Scholtz von Lorenz Grinning? Beaming?  Smirking? Zipper-mouth face? I was scanning the…