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Heist The Heist
by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva's latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.

Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down the real killers and then perform one simple task: find the most famous missing painting in the world ... more


Ponting Ponting: At the Close of Play
by Ricky Ponting

The number 1 bestseller is now in paperback. One of the greatest cricketers of all time, Ricky Ponting boasts more records than any other player in Australian history including the most wins as a player and a captain, as well as being Australia's highest run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket.

From childhood prodigy to the highs and lows of an extraordinary international career, At the Close of Play is the remarkable autobiography of one of the game's greats. But beyond the triumphs and scandals, records and retirement, this is the story of a life lived in cricket and of a life shaped by extraordinary talent and the people who believed in that talent. ... more


Afghanistan
Afghanistan
by Ian McPhedran
Featuring the stunning images of photographer Gary Ramage, and the words of Ian McPhedran, this book is an emotional, graphic, very moving and comprehensive record of the ten years of Australia's war in Afghanistan. It is an extraordinary visual record which recognizes and celebrates the significant contribution that Australian troops have made to the conflict in Afghanistan over the past ten years.

Over the course of the last ten years, Gary Ramage has travelled extensively with both the United States and the Australian Army in Afghanistan as a civilian and news photographer. His photographs are stunning — powerful, moving, gut-wrenching. They speak of the dirt, blood and the grit of war, of comrades-in-arms, but also of many unexpected moments of tenderness. He photographs the whole war - not only the battles, but the landscape, the towns, the people, the patrols, the barracks, and the bases ...
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Mandarin The Mandarin Code
by Steve Lewis & Chris Uhlmann

In the second darkly satirical thriller from the authors of The Marmalade Files a body pulled from the murky waters of Lake Burley Griffin links Canberra, Beijing and Washington in a titanic struggle where war is just a mouse click away.
Veteran reporter Harry Dunkley is chasing the scoop of his career, hunting for his best friend's killer. Navigating treacherous political waters where a desperate minority government edges ever closer to disaster, he delves into a cyber world where there are no secrets. Political insiders Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann bring biting wit and behind-the-headlines insights to this sharply observed sequel to the bestselling The Marmalade Files, once again lifting the veil on the lust and lies that stain the corridors of power ... more


Broken Monsters Broken Monsters
by Lauren Beukes

From Arthur C Clarke award-winning author Lauren Beukes comes a terrifying yet compulsive new thriller.

Detroit is the decaying corpse of the American Dream. Motor-city. Murder-city. Now a killer with the touch of an artist is turning it into the worst kind of nightmare ...

Detective Gabi Versado no longer believes in justice. She's seen too much stupidity, corruption and just plain badness. But never anything like this.

He was a broken man. The dreams which once fueled his ambition have curdled inside him. But now his new dreams are your worst nightmare ... more

Hidden Dragon The Hidden Dragon
by P.J. Tierney

This is the series for every young boy who has dreamt of living on a boat, having extraordinary adventures - and discovering he is totally awesome at kung fu! This thrilling sequel to THE LAST SPIRIT WARRIOR sees Jamie takes to kung fu training with fervor, knowing that Zheng, or at least part of him, is so close. And despite this, Jade insists on training Jamie in upper body strength only. If this continues he'll never beat Zheng. It's only Jade's ability to see into the future that stops Jamie from rebelling entirely.

'intriguing and ingenious... Jamie Reign keeps the plot bubbling and the pages turning' - John Flanagan, author of The Ranger's Apprentice ... more


Deeper Water Deeper Water
by Jessie Cole

A profound and sensuous novel of grace and beauty from a stunning young Australian talent.

Innocent and unworldly, Mema is still living at home with her mother on a remote, lush hinterland property.

One day, during a heavy downpour, Mema saves a stranger from a raging creek. She takes him into her family home, where, marooned by rising floods, he has to stay until the waters recede. His sudden presence is unsettling — but slowly he opens the door to a new world of beckoning possibilities that threaten to sweep Mema into the deep ... more



Giver Film Tie-in The Giver Film Tie-in
by Lois Lowry

It is the future. There is no war, no hunger, no pain. No one in The Community wants for anything. Everyone is provided for. Each Family Unit is entitled to one female and male child. Jonas, a sensitive twelve-year-old boy, had never thought there was anything wrong with his Community, until one day.

From the moment Jonas is selected as the Receiver of Memory at The Ceremony, his life is never the same. Jonas discovers that The Community is not as perfect as it seems. Although they appear to have everything, they are missing something of great importance. It is up to Jonas, with the help of the Giver, to find what long ago had been lost. Simply and beautifully written, The Giver is sure to touch the heart of every reader.

Now a blockbuster film starring Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Swift ... more


Cakes
The ABC Book of Children's Cakes
by Kathy Knudsen

In the new ABC Book of Children's Cakes you'll find all your favourite ABC TV characters from Giggle and Hoot, Peppa Pig, Charlie & Lola, In the Night Garden, Play School, Bananas in Pyjamas, Bob the Builder and Angelina Ballerina.

Celebrate birthdays, special occasions and even afternoon tea with these easy-to-make character cakes. Simple step-by-step instructions, templates and photographs will help you achieve great results at home.

Recipes and designs for cupcakes also included ... more



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