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Modern and Contemporary Fiction

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  1. The Course of Love

    What does it mean to live happily ever after?

    At dinner parties and over coffee, Rabih and Kirsten's friends always ask them the same question: how did you meet? The answer comes easily - it's a happy story, one they both love to tell. B... More about this book

  2. Promise

    How far would you go to protect a child in danger?

    When a new family moves in next door, it takes Anna just two days to realise something is very wrong. She can hear their five-year-old daughter Charlie crying, then sees inju... More about this book
  3. Ruins

    In the pent-up heat of Colombo, piece by piece, a family comes apart.

    A stunning debut novel from a fresh voice in Australian fiction, for fans of Zadie Smith and Rohinton Mistry.

    'Ruins is a stirring and skilfully crafted deb... More about this book
  4. Barracuda

    Tender and brutal and blazingly brilliant, the new novel from the acclaimed author of the international bestseller The Slap takes an unflinching look at modern Australia - at our hopes and dreams, our friendships and our families - and as... More about this book
  5. Truly Madly Guilty

     
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  6. Where My Heart Used to Beat

    'You don't live the life I have without making some enemies.'

    Having accepted a strange but intriguing invitation to a French island, psychiatrist Robert Hendricks meets the man who has commissioned him to write a biography. But his ... More about this book
  7. The Sense of an Ending

    A brilliant short novel from a writer at the very height of his powers

    Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectati... More about this book
  8. Burial Rites

    Winner Of The 2014 Indie Awards Debut Fiction Of The Year
    Winner Of The Victorian Premier's Literary Award People's Choice Award 2014
    Winner Of The Faw Christina Stead Award 2014
    Winner Of The Aba Nielson Bookdata Booksellers' Choice Aw... More about this book
  9. Everyone Brave is Forgiven

    The breathtaking new novel from the multi-award-winning author of The Other Hand.

    When war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up. Tom Shaw decides to give it a miss - u... More about this book
  10. Where the Trees Were

    'All in?' Kieran pulled me up, and the others followed. We gathered around the bigger tree. No one asked Matty - he just reached up and put his right hand on the trunk with ours. Kieran cleared his throat. 'We swear, on these trees, to always be frien... More about this book

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