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April New Books

April sees four new titles from established favourites, and the updated paperback of a bestselling memoir. We really are very good to you, aren’t we?

by Garry Disher

Grace is a burglar trying to go straight, whose complex past is catching up with her. When she starts working at Erin Mandel’s antiques shop, she thinks she may have turned her life around – but things aren’t as safe there as they appear. A thrilling new standalone set in regional SA, from one of Australia's most esteemed crime authors.

‘Disher cleverly weaves tension throughout the story and builds suspense…Readers who enjoy Hayley Scrivenor, Shelley Burr and Jane Harper should enjoy the thrilling Sanctuary.’ Books+Publishing


Did I Ever Tell You This? A Memoir  
by Sam Neill

Actor Sam Neill’s revealing and often hilarious memoir recounts the unpredictable turns of fortune that have defined his life and career. This paperback edition contains new stories and an epilogue.

‘Fabulously entertaining, insanely readable.’ Stephen Fry


Crooked Seeds           
by Karen Jennings

A woman in post-apartheid South Africa confronts her family’s troubled past in this taut and compelling novel from the Booker Prize-longlisted author of An Island.

‘This is an extraordinary novel. It is shattering, almost unbearable, yet – so good, so clear – it is unputdownable.’ Roddy Doyle


The Night War             
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A castle, a bridge and dangerous secrets: in this page-turning story set in Nazi-occupied France, a 12-year-old Jewish girl must learn who to trust and how to find her courage. From the award-winning author of The War That Saved My Life and The War I Finally Won.

‘A gripping, humane tale that examines what war demands of children and what it costs them.’ Kirkus (starred review)


Penny Draws a Secret Adventure     
by Sara Shepard

In this highly anticipated third book in the Penny Draws series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sara Shepard, Penny learns more about coping with her anxiety as she embarks on an exciting adventure to find hidden treasure.

‘This series is sure to become a sought after, passed around the playground, beloved favourite.’ Magpies

Our April new releases are available in print and ebook from all good booksellers.



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