The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco

Sequel to He Died With a Felafel in His Hand. A bunch of flatmates have one week to sober up and pay the rent before disaster falls. Read More

Land Where Stories End

The Land Where Stories End

This unusual novel is a post-modern fable set in Dark Ages Ireland. It is a hardback with interesting illustrations from an alchemical source, and at the author’s request there is no writing on the cover. Read More

The Guilded Cage

The Gilded Cage

This is the first in a wonderful trilogy of historical novels that is still to find the audience it deserves. It is the story of a rich cast of characters in Melbourne in the 1880s and on to Federation, who experience the boom and then the crash, with all the excitement and tragedy of those events. Read More

The Dressmaker

Soon to be a major motion picture.
After twenty years away, Tilly Dunnage returns to Dungatar. Read More

The Burnt City

This is the second novel in Marshall Browne’s wonderful trilogy about Melbourne towards the end of the nineteenth century. Read More

Summer at Mount Hope

Pride and Prejudice set in the Victorian wheat belt of the 1890s. Phoeba Crupp is a gal of inconveniently independent tendencies, to the concern of her mother and her sisters although not of her father, whose mind is on his vineyard – regarded with deep suspicion by the neighbouring graziers. Read More

He Died With a Felafel in His Hand

By 1996 John Birmingham had lived with 89 people and kept notes on all of them. In six weeks he cooked up this shared house memoir laced with a dash of fiction. The exact nature of the recipe remains a secret, but the result put food and drink on the young Birmingham’s table. Read More