Senior journalist Allira is writing a story for Folk magazine when she meets Nora, a nursing home resident with dementia and a doll cradled lovingly in her arms. Bit by bit, Nora reveals details about her younger life as a spirited teenage girl living beneath the Great Western Tiers in Tasmania's heartland, of stitching linings into coffins, of... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life
'Sales digs deep and bravely to find, in the most horrific situations, the human capacity for hope, courage and kindness. She is warm, wise and humble.' Anna Funder
As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories - and... Read more
The Tea Ladies: Book #1
She keeps everyone's secrets, until there's a murder...
Sydney, 1965: After a chance encounter with a stranger, mild-mannered tea lady Hazel Bates becomes an accidental sleuth, stumbling into a world of ruthless crooks and racketeers in search of a young woman she believes to be in danger.
In the meantime, Hazel's job at Empire Fashionwear is in... Read more
'You're a politician, a public figure. What on earth were you thinking?' Up-and-coming junior minister Gregory Buchanan has had a portrait painted of himself by the acclaimed artist Sophie White - a painting she intends to enter in this year's Archibald Prize. Until then, Gregory has hung it in pride of place on his dining-room wall. It's a... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Frances is an artist in her forties living a quiet life in a remote mountain town in NSW, far away from the glittering lights and famous personalities of the Sydney art world she once knew. When an invitation arrives from a former lover to attend his exhibition at a state gallery, Frances is plunged back into the past, where a single irrevocable... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Winner of the 2022 Penguin Literary Prize
By: Annette Higgs
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
Told from five different points of view, each one revealing something different, On a Bright Hillside in Paradise, tells the story of a family of convict descendants in the back-blocks of Tasmania, on a farm in a place called Paradise. They lead hard-scrabble lives. The drama begins when strangers arrive, Christian Brethren evangelists who hold... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List