Running Against the Tide by Amanda Ortlepp

Amanda Ortlepp’s second novel Running Against the Tide features a family in crisis. Erin has taken her sons to a small country town on the coast of South Australia, leaving her abusive husband behind. Mike the eldest finds his feet in their new home, but fifteen year-old Ryan misses his father and struggles to fit Read More …

All That is Lost Between Us by Sara Foster

A family that is fraying at the seams is torn apart by a hit and run accident. Callum and Anya’s relationship is distant at best. Their seventeen year-old daughter, Georgie, is testing the boundaries as she approaches adulthood and son Zac is trying to deal with adolescence and all that is going on around him. An intriguing Read More …

The Lost Swimmer by Ann Turner

Rebecca Wilding’s life has hit a brick wall. A professor of archaeology at Coast University, she is accused of taking university funds. And just as things could not possibly worsen, she suspects her husband Stephen is having an affair with a woman who wants to destroy her. In hopes of escaping her troubles and strengthening her Read More …

Claiming Noah by Amanda Ortlepp

Thirty somethings Catriona and James try IVF after failing to get pregnant naturally. They create four embryos and lose the first two, but the third is successful. Deciding that they only want one child they choose to donate the fourth embryo to another couple, wanting to help people who have struggled, as they did, to Read More …

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

  Joe O’Brien is a Boston cop, a man of good Irish Catholic stock. He is happily married to Rosie, with four adult children – JJ, Patrick, Meghan and Katie. He has good friends and colleagues in the force. Life is good. Then he starts dropping things, taking longer to complete tasks and jigging uncontrollably. Read More …