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The survivors [paperback]

The survivors [paperback]
HarperJane (Jane Elizabeth)
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Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal town he once called home. 

 

Stranger in the lake [Paperback]

Stranger in the lake [Paperback]
BelleKimberly
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"When Charlotte married older and wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her trailer-park past and his first marriage. 

 

Shore leave

Shore leave
Whish-WilsonDavidFrank Swann ; 4
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Summer, Fremantle, 1989: the USS Carl Vinson is in town. A PR disaster of nuclear proportions looms when a cache of M16s is smuggled from the aircraft carrier. 

 

 

Over my dead body

Over my dead body
WarnerDave, 1953-
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Cryogenicist Dr Georgette Watson has mastered the art of bringing frozen hamsters back to life. Now what she really needs is a body to confirm her technique can save human lives. 

 

Hermit

Hermit
White, S. R.
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After the puzzling death of a shopkeeper in rural Australia, troubled detective Dana Russo has just 12 hours to interrogate the prime suspect - a silent, inscrutable man found at the scene of the crime, who simply vanished 15 years earlier. Where has he been? And just how dangerous is he? 

 

The good teacher

The good teacher
McGovernPetronella
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goodteacher can change lives... Every evening, Allison watches her husband's new house, desperate to find some answers. Every morning, she puts on a brave face to teach kindergarten. She's a goodteacher, everyone says so - this stalking is just a tiny crack in her usual self-control. ...


 

The safe place

The safe place
DownesAnna
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For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is falling apart. So when she is offered a live-in job working for a wealthy family on their luxurious coastal property in France, she jumps at the opportunity to start over.


The good turn

The good turn
McTiernanDervlaCormac Reilly ; 3
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It all started with a little favour ... Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl's silence - three unconnected things that will prove to be linked by one small town. While Detective Cormac Reilly faces enemies at work and trouble in his personal ...

 

The shifting landscape

The shifting landscape
KovacicKatherineAlex Clayton mystery ; 3
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Art dealer Alex Clayton travels to Victoria's Western District to value the McMillan family's collection. At their historic sheep station, she finds an important and previously unknown colonial painting - and a family fraught with tension. 

 

The bluffs

The bluffs
PerryKyle
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At the bottom of the world, there is an island. It is a land of rugged wilderness, of ice and snow and blistering heat ... They say extinct tigers still roam there. They say other things roam, too. 

 

Sticks and stones

Sticks and stones
FirkinKatherine
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He didn't have to be normal, the boy realised. He just had to pretend. It's winter in Melbourne and Detective Emmett Corban is starting to regret his promotion to head of the Missing Persons Unit, as the routine reports pile up on his desk.

 

Dead man's track

Dead man's track
BarrieSarah
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Scarred by a recent tragedy on Federation Peak, Tess Atherton is reluctant to guide a group of young hikers in the wild Tasmanian winter, but it seems safer than remaining amid the violence that threatens them in Hobart. Little does she know that she has brought the danger with her...

 

The hunted

The hunted
BergmoserGabriel
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Frank is a service station owner on a little-used highway who just wants a quiet life. His granddaughter has been sent to stay with him to fix her attitude, but they don't talk a lot. 

 

The night swim

The night swim
GoldinMegan
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A true crime podcast host covering a controversial trial finds herself drawn deep into a small town's dark past and a brutal crime that took place there years before.

 

When she was good

When she was good
RobothamMichael, 1960-Cyrus Haven ; 2
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Evie Cormac is a girl with no family. She has kept her true identity secret for seven years; silence has guaranteed her safety. Now, forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven is determined to discover who Evie is, and how she came to be hiding in a London house where a man was tortured to death. 


The long shadow

The long shadow
BuistAnne
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Psychologist Isabel Harris has come to the outback town of Riley because her husband Dean is assessing the hospital, the hub of the community, with a view to closing it down. Isabel, mostly occupied with her toddler, will run a mother-baby therapy group.

 

Inheritance of secrets

Inheritance of secrets
BatesSonya
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A brutal murder. A wartime promise. A quest for the truth. Kate Furnivall meets Caroline Overington in a gripping, page-turning mystery. No matter how far you run, the past will always find you. Juliet's elderly grandparents are killed in their Adelaide home. Who would commit such a heinous crime...

 

Gathering dark

Gathering dark
FoxCandiceJessica Sanchez ; 1
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A convicted killer. A gifted thief. A vicious crime boss. A disillusioned cop. Together, they're a missing girl's only hope. Dr Blair Harbour, once a wealthy, respected surgeon in Los Angeles, is now an ex-con down on her luck.

 

Where the truth lies

Where the truth lies
KilmoreKarina
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She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white.

 

The girl she was

The girl she was
FreebornRebecca
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Seventeen-year-old Layla was just like any other teenager in the small town of Glasswater Bay- she studied hard, went out drinking with her friends and worked at the local caf . But when she started having a relationship with her older, married boss, everything changed.

 

Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club

Death in the LadiesGoddess Club
Leatherdale, Julian
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Murder and blackmail, family drama and love, all set within the shady underbelly of 1930s Kings Cross and its glamorous fringe. Inthe murky world of Kings Cross in 1932, aspiring crime writer Joan Linderman and her friend and flatmate Bernice Becker live the wild bohemian life...

 

The sunken road

The sunken road
DisherGarry, 1949-
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At the height of the Great Depression, with farmers walking off the land and the city's creeks lined with kerosene-tin shanties, a young mother is taken by a shark in the shallows at Henley Beach.

 

The devil inside [ebook]

The devil inside [ebook]
HicksD.L.
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In a peaceful coastal town, a young woman is found brutally murdered, a piece of scripture held tightly in her hand. Local detective Charlotte Callaghan is put on the case, and she's glad for the distraction - Gull Bay can be a hard place to keep a secret, and she's holding on to a few.