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Fiction

Unearthing The Best Fiction Books To Read

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  1. American Gods

    Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.

    Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm roc... More about this book
  2. All the Birds in the Sky

    Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during high school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time m... More about this book
  3. Savage Tide

    The second race-against-time thriller from the author of ROTTEN GODS, in the tradition of le Carre, Ludlum and Clancy.

    Intelligence officer Marika Hartmann captures an extremist foot-soldier guilty of a massacre of school children and aid w... More about this book
  4. Lethal Sky

    Action, explosions, adventure, terrorist plots and conspiracies combine for a compelling novel in the vein of Clancy, MacLean and Ludlum.

    A light aircraft flies over Sydney Harbour carrying the spores of a deadly microbe, enough to... More about this book
  5. The Fighting Season

    Introducing Matt Rix... Australian commando. An explosive thriller from the heart of Afghanistan.

    An explosive thriller from the heart of Afghanistan

    Outside the wire, Uruzghan Province, Afghanistan, 2010...
    ... More about this book
  6. Troll Mountain

    A DANGEROUS WORLD

    When his sister falls ill to a deadly disease, a brave teenaged hero named Raf discovers that the trolls of Troll Mountain possess an elixir that will cure the terrible illness.

    A SINISTER MOUNTAIN

    And so Raf embark... More about this book

  7. Out of the Ice

    By the bestselling author of The Lost Swimmer, a tense, eerie thriller set in the icy reaches of Antarctica

    When environmental scientist Laura Alvarado is sent to a remote Antarctic island to report on an abandoned whaling station, she ... More about this book
  8. Burn Patterns

    To her clients and colleagues, Iris is a therapist in a city psychology practice. But to the police and fire services, she is the Fire Lady - a profiler of arsonists.

    After a troubled young man burns down her office, Iris just wants a quiet li... More about this book
  9. Pretty Baby

    Mary Kubica - bestselling author of The Good Girl - delivers a stunning new psychological thriller about a chance encounter that sparks an unrelenting web of lies...

    She sees the teenage girl on the train platform, standing in... More about this book
  10. You

    When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore where Joe works he is instantly smitten. Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: tough, razor-smart and sexier than his wildest dreams. He'd kill to have her.

    Soon Beck can't re... More about this book

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