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1 y separately published work icon The Door The Door : What Lies Within? Mavis Parsons , Frankston : Mavis Parsons , 2018 18862753 2018 single work novel 'Spending their summer holidays at a caravan park on the coast, Luke and Jason find a heavily concealed and locked door. In their quest to discover what secrets may be hidden, they stumble upon others who also have an interest in the door and may be using it.Is the park owner also involved? Why is the door so well concealed? What lies beyond? Where does it lead? Their detective work leads them to some surprising discoveries and near disaster for Luke.The setting is a coastal caravan park in Victoria, Australia.The year is 1990 in a time where the internet and social media was not available to teenagers to communicate and plan their adventures.' (Publication summary)
1 y separately published work icon Survival Virginia Cantrell , Australia : Virginia Cantrell , 2018 17742497 2018 single work novella romance fantasy

'Georgia has seen the darker side of life, growing up with a drug addict mom and an unstable home life. The one light in the darkness that keeps her safe is Sean. But Sean has a secret. When the dangers of his world threaten Georgia, Sean will do anything to keep her safe… including cutting her out of his life completely. Left to face the world alone, Georgia struggles to find the safety and security she needs. Instead, danger finds her. On the brink of death and thrust into a world she doesn’t understand, will Georgia be able to survive?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Fall of Winter Virginia Cantrell , Australia : Virginia Cantrell , 2018 17742222 2018 single work novella fantasy

'Some destinies refuse to be diverted… Annabelle sacrificed her future for the sake of her family, denying her elemental gifts and opting for a normal life. When her powers are taken from her and three sentinels of the elemental order are killed, Annabelle finds herself on the run with her reckless twin sister, Ivey. But things are not always what they appear to be. With enemies closing in on her and a rebellion brewing, Annabelle discovers what she’s running from just might be the very thing that will save her.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Theodore's French Adventure Ashlee Harding , Trent Harding , Trent Harding (illustrator), Ashlee Harding (illustrator), Australia : Trent and Ashlee Harding , 2018 17173791 2018 single work information book children's travel 'Are you going to visit France soon or want to learn more about the French culture and tourist attractions?
'Join Theodore as he travels to Paris and visits the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and other popular destinations.
'Share his adventure in the French Alps and his love of eating new foods.
'Your child will love discovering France as they join in the adventure of cute Theodore.' (Publication summary)

 
1 y separately published work icon Theodore's Mexican Adventure Ashlee Harding , Trent Harding , Trent Harding (illustrator), Ashlee Harding (illustrator), Australia : Trent and Ashlee Harding , 2018 17173537 2018 single work information book children's travel 'Are you travelling to Mexico, or want to learn more about Mexican culture and all the great places to visit?
'This great book written for young readers teaches kids about Mexico's history, culture and even some basic spanish words. Theodore travels to Mexico City, Acapulco, Chichen Itza and other beautiful sites. He tries all sorts of food and even tries hot chillies. 
'Your child will love learning about Mexico as they join in the adventures of Theodore the Bear.' (Publication summary)

 
1 y separately published work icon Theodore's Spanish Adventure Ashlee Harding , Trent Harding , Trent Harding (illustrator), Ashlee Harding (illustrator), Australia : Trent and Ashlee Harding , 2018 17173425 2018 single work information book children's travel 'Are you going to Spain soon or want to learn more about Spanish culture and attractions?
'This cute, well-designed book about Spain for Kids featuring hand-drawn artwork of cute, Theodore the bear teaches young readers all about Spain, basic Spanish words and what life is like in Spain. 
'Theodore travels to the La Rambla in Barcelona, the Royal Palace of Madrid and all over Spain on his journey eating all types of exciting spanish foods like paella, churros and tapas.
'Your child will love learning about Spain as they join in the adventure of cute Theodore the Bear.' 

 (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Outback Treasure Noelene Jenkinson , Australia : Noelene Jenkinson , 2018 15491895 2018 single work novel romance

'Wrongly disgraced and her career left in tatters, palaeontologist Darcy Manning embarks on a mission to expose the fossil smuggling syndicate responsible, to clear her name and reputation. But how will she resist sexy country boy and fellow fossil-hunter Mitch Beaumont, when he is such a crucial piece of the puzzle? Set at Matilda Station in outback Queensland, Outback Treasure is one woman's story of the search for truth and justice, even at the risk of her own heart.'  (Publication abstract)

1 y separately published work icon Captivated Tessa Bailey , Eve Dangerfield , United States of America (USA) : Tessa Bailey Eve Dangerfield , 2018 15426791 2018 single work novel romance

An Australian stranded in New York when her boyfriend suddenly breaks up with her finds herself involved with her mysterious landlord.

1 y separately published work icon Cursed Shona Husk , Warnbro : Shona Husk , 2018 15375635 2018 single work novel romance fantasy

'Oskar Quigley knows exactly when and how he’ll die. Living with a death curse isn’t easy, but after generations of research handed down to him he thinks he knows how to defeat the Thomas, his great uncle and a witch gone bad who caused the problem. There’s just one thing he never accounted for: another victim. Mylla has been Thomas’s servant for as long as she can remember, but her memories can’t be trusted. The marks on her wall add up to decades, and her diary is a muddled collection of rambling. When Oskar arrives to tend the gardens she needs to warn him that bad things happen, difficult when she can only talk on Thomas’ command. But she doesn’t need to talk to steal a few moments for herself in Oskar’s bed as she tries to convince him that magic is real. With time running out and Thomas’s suspicions growing, Oskar is forced to act. But if living with a death curse is hard, learning to live is even harder.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Broken Bones Amy Hopkins , Michael Anderle , United States of America (USA) : 2018 14903209 2018 single work novel fantasy

'Concerned by the Skrima attacks, Julianne, Marcus, and Garrett have set off to visit the outlying settlements this side of the Madlands and make sure their people are safe.

'It’s not just the Skrima and the remnant they’re fighting - the people they find out there have lost all hope and see no way out.

'Julianne needs to teach them to fight. More than that, she needs to remind them why it’s worth it.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Broken Skies Amy Hopkins , Michael Anderle , United States of America (USA) : 2018 14903098 2018 single work novel fantasy

'A rift has opened.

'A portal to an alien world.

'And the visitors coming through... aren’t friendly.

'Julianne and Marcus race back to Tahn to deal with a new threat—strange, alien creatures flooding through a mysterious portal.

'The influx hasn’t just unsettled the human inhabitants in the region, either. The remnant are restless, and attacking like they never have before.

'Tahn rises to the threat, and sends Julianne and her team on a whole new kick ass adventure.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Dawn of Days Amy Hopkins , Michael Anderle , United States of America (USA) : 2018 14901536 2018 single work novel fantasy

'When the darkest terrors are in the mind, what do you do when the one who holds the leash on evil is dead. Dawners and remnant and ghosts, oh my! Julianne is on her way back to the Temple, but it looks like someone is racing to get there first. Someone with very bad intentions. Back across the Madlands, the Bette is dealing with a surge of remnant activity between Tahn and Muir that may not be what it seems, while Bastian has to wrestle with ghostly rumors to secure the perfect site for his new school.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Dawn of Deliverance Amy Hopkins , Michael Anderle , United States of America (USA) : 2018 14901482 2018 single work novel fantasy

'The battle was won, but the war has just begun. Tahn is the last bastion in the fight against the New Dawn, and Rogan is coming for them. Julianne has a plan, but like all plans, it’s not a guarantee. First, she needs to rescue the princess. Then, she needs to slay the dragon--well, Rogan. And not slay, so much as find a way to dismantle the dangerous death spell safeguarding his life. This mission will take all of Julianne’s wits to complete, and failing? That’s not an option.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Ideas Too Big for Our Skin Klaire Johnston , Victoria : Klaire Johnston , 2018 14408070 2018 selected work poetry

'Klaire Johnston's debut narrative is an arresting take on the traditional illumination of love. Desire, power, exploration and acceptance rise and fall in equal measure as she takes us on a journey that touches the essence of being.'  (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Deadly Secrets Annie Seaton , Australia : Annie Seaton , 2018 14141114 2018 single work novel romance crime

'Two sisters...an innocent, and one who lives on the wild side. From award winning author Annie Seaton, this intriguing romance will make you shiver with fear and warm your heart. When Regan James is rescued from a seedy bar by her former partner, Rod Carruthers, he believes the worst of her as he always did. Can she convince him that she is not the bad girl he thinks she is—or does she really want to, now that Rod is mixed up in something mysterious? When Regan disappears her sister, Gracie, leaves her outback school and heads for the hot tropics, but she’s thrown into a world of sex, crime...and passion. As much as Jake Alexander would like to kick Gracie off his boat, he knows he can't expose her to the dangerous world her sister has joined. Jake’s attempts to keep Gracie safe quickly develop into a reluctant alliance. But Gracie finds herself knee deep in more trouble than she bargained for, with deadly secrets revealed. Unless Jake and Gracie can find a way to trust each other, both sisters are in mortal danger.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Amira in Pieces Lucinda Ireland , Victoria : Lucinda Ireland , 2018 14073531 2018 single work novel children's young adult

'By Year 8, Amira thinks she should have had life figured out, but life is seriously confusing and she's always getting in trouble. She only finds comfort through colours; in the way they fill the canvas when she paints, the way they swirl around her thoughts everyday, and the way the gentle tones of her scarves feel like a filter between her and a confronting world. But when painting is taken away and a teacher insists on taking her scarves too, her inner chaos becomes overwhelming. Can Amira truly understand herself before it is too late?

'Insightful, heartfelt, and original, Amira in Pieces brilliantly explores the daily struggle as Amira tries to be a good daughter, a good student and a good friend as she navigates her journey towards learning that she has autism.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Joyful Excitement : A Collection of Short Fiction and Poetry Annabelle Hill , Yelgun : Annabelle Hill , 2018 14066205 2018 selected work poetry short story

'Joyful Excitement is a collection of short fiction and poetry which is intended to be extremely entertaining and amusing. Genres included are: comedy, romance and drama. Others not so clearly defined. This quirky collection contains experimental poetry and in a variety of themes and short stories, flash fiction and mini short stories. One of which won a competition for the 'Positive Words' Mini Short Story Competition.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Truthseeker Heidi Catherine , Australia : Heidi Catherine , 2018 13842617 2018 single work novel fantasy romance

'Can she learn to forgive before her time runs out again? Or will the truth destroy her? Maari doesn’t care that Nax is an outcast. She’s drawn to him in a way she can’t explain, determined to teach him to embrace the strange world they live in. But just as his heart opens wide, a force greater than them threatens to tear them apart.

'Nax and Maari travel to the depths of the ocean to visit an old woman known as the Truthseeker. She unravels the mystery behind their connection, and warns them to run as far away from each other as they can. But staying away isn’t possible when you’ve found the person who brings your soul to life.

'Far away, two sisters are born into extreme poverty, quickly discovering the key to their survival is their strength together. It isn’t until one sister threatens to steal away the love of the other that their bond shatters, and a true struggle for survival begins.

'As these two stories merge into one, we learn that when soulmates meet, there’s nothing that can keep them apart. Except love.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon A New Dawn Amy Hopkins , Michael Anderle , United States of America (USA) : 2017-2018 14901225 2017 series - author novel
1 y separately published work icon The Moonchild Heidi Catherine , Australia : Heidi Catherine , 2017 18558716 2017 single work novella romance fantasy

'When Charlie meets Essie as a young child in outback Australia, he's drawn to her in a way he doesn't understand. She's so different to him, yet somehow they're exactly the same.

'As they kick up the red sand of the desert by day and sit on the porch with their eyes glued to the stars by night, they learn that they're capable of so much more than they imagined.

'Never forgetting the time they spent together, when they meet again as adults they discover the impact they had on each other's lives. But when Essie's star threatens to fall, Charlie refuses to believe that he may not be able to catch her this time.

'This is a story of an unlikely friendship with bonds that last not just for a lifetime, but far beyond.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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