Publisher pitch: Penguin Random House Australia, Sep 2015
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Lethal in Love: Episodes 4 and 5 by Michelle Somers
Lethal in Love is a steamy romantic suspense about an instinct-driven detective and a sexy, scoop-hungry reporter, both on the hunt for a sadistic killer. Jayda Thomasz is a sassy homicide detective who never lets her emotions get in the way of a case. So when a serial killer re-emerges after 25 years, the last thing she expects is to catch herself fantasising over the hot, smooth-talking stranger who crosses the path of her investigation.
The Waiting Room by Leah Kaminsky
Dina is a family doctor living in the melting-pot city of Haifa, Israel. Born in a Jewish enclave of Melbourne to Holocaust survivors, Dina left behind a childhood marred by misery and the tragedies of the past to build a new life for herself and the love of her life in the Promised Land.
Wild Lands by Nicole Alexander
From bestselling author Nicole Alexander comes an epic novel of bravery, loyalty and impossible love that takes the reader on a spellbinding journey from the streets of early Sydney to the heart of Australia’s wild, untamed lands.
The Secret Years by Barbara Hannay
From the wild beauty of the Australian bush to England’s rugged south coast, this is a deeply moving story of heartbreak, heroism and homecoming by a beloved, multi-award-winning author. When Lucy Hunter stumbles upon her grandfather Harry’s World War II memorabilia, she finds a faded photograph of a stunning young woman known simply as ‘George’ and a series of heartfelt letters. They are clues about the secret years, a period of Lucy’s family history that has been kept a mystery … until now.
The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies
Two newlyweds: practically strangers, deeply in love, and each hiding a secret from the other … Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper steps off a steamship in Ceylon eager to begin her new life as a married woman. But the husband who greets her is distant, secretive and brooding. Laurence is forever away working, leaving his young English bride to explore the vast tea plantation alone. Wandering into forbidden places, Gwen finds locked doors, trunks filled with dusty dresses, a tiny overgrown grave—clues to a hidden, unspeakable past.
The Billionaire’s Passionate Revenge by Jennifer St George
The sizzling third book in the Billionaire Romance series from bestselling Destiny Romance author Jennifer St George. Heiress Lady Zara Ravensdale and Xavier Hunt, the gardener’s son, were once inseparable. But before their romance had a chance to bloom, it was crushed by scandal and betrayal. Together again, passions reignite. Will they be able to uncover the truth of that night or will Xavier’s need for revenge tear them apart forever?