Father’s Day is almost here! If you’re reading this chances are you’re yet to find that perfect gift. What better gift than a story sure to stay with dad long after he’s turned the last page? To help you find that perfect book, we’ve narrowed our top picks into this gift guide. Click through on each book to learn more and read some great reviews.
From our biggest releases, we’ve handpicked four very different titles sure to be a favourite for dad this Father’s Day.
Shane Jacobson explores his motoring obsession in Rev Head, giving us a unique insight on his prized collection. The Force by Don Winslow, follows the story of a secret dirty cop — think The Godfather but with cops. Daniel Silva’s House of Spies is a brand new contemporary espionage tale, that feels like it’s been ripped straight from the headlines. Detours by Tim Rogers is a charming and honest memoir from You Am I’s front man.
For the dad’s that are true sports fanatics we have stories from the legends making great sports history.
Cadel Evans tells his story about winning the 2011 Tour de France in The Art of Cycling. Left-arm faster bowler, Mitchell Johnson, unveils the secrets to his inspiring comeback in Resilient. Brad Haddin shares his private family struggles as a reminder love and family trumps all in My Family’s Keeper. Their Finest Hour is a compilation of stories from rugby players behind the big moments on the field by Andrew Marmont.
Fast paced and action packed fiction right up your dad’s alley? Check out these page turners for something he’ll have trouble putting down.
From Dean Koontz, a disturbing pattern of suicide is occurring in The Silent Corner that only FBI agent Jane Hawke can solve. Bestseller Karin Slaughter’s latest thriller, The Good Daughter, tells the story of two girls forced into the woods at gunpoint, but only one manages to escape while the other is left behind. In Paradise Valley by C.J. Box, investigator Cassie Dewell’s three-year hunt for the serial killer known as ‘The Lizard King’ comes to a climax. Michael Tanner becomes a wanted man when he picks up the wrong laptop at security containing top secret government files in The Switch by Joseph Finder.
Intrigue and scandal more of his style? Or maybe he’s even a little bit of a history buff? These true stories will have him hooked and wanting to know more.
Ghost Empire is a stunning, thousand year old ode to the lost civilization of Constantinople by Richard Fidler. Matthew Berns investigates some of Australia’s best con men and women in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In Spies in the Family Eva Dillon delves into her father’s exposure as a CIA spy. From battling pirates to tracking down gun runners, drug smugglers and terrorists, Ian McPhedran unveils all in The Smack Track.
Tell us in the comments below, which would your dad love from our gift guide?
Posted on August 25, 2017 by
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