A MAMMOTH of a Tale!

MAMMOTH, Chris Flynn’s third novel is coming out next month from UQP, and it’s already getting great reviews. Not too bad for a book with a 13,000 year-old narrator! Chris already has a big fan in bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert, who says: (MAMMOTH) “…is so good and so smart and so freaking original, it’s bananas…The…

New Anne Perry Coming in France

We have just received the preview of the cover of the French edition of DEATH IN FOCUS, the first title in Anne Perry’s new series. I think you’ll agree it’s absolutely gorgeous! It’s a real change from her usual Victorian and Edwardian settings and unputdownable!  

Another Award for TOO MUCH LIP!

After the Miles Franklin, Melissa Lucashenko’s TOO MUCH LIP has now won the Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of state significance.   Congratulations to Melissa for this well-deserved award!

TOO MUCH LIP Wins the Miles Franklin!

Melissa Lucashenko’s powerful novel TOO MUCH LIP has won Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Prize. Congratulations on this well-deserved award, Melissa!  

Anne Perry Has a New Series!

Anne Perry’s new series featuring photographer Elena Standish is set in the 1930s in Europe – a period full of mystery and intrigue. DEATH IN FOCUS will come out in the US this September and in France in 2020 from 10/18. Here are some early reviews: “Readers will root for the forceful, independent Elena…Perry knows…

TOO MUCH LIP Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Award!

The shortlist for the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award has just been announced, and Melissa Lucashenko’s TOO MUCH LIP, published by UQP, is one of the six finalists! The prize is worth $AU 60 000, and the winner will be announced on 30 July. Fingers crossed! 

A New Anne Perry Christmas Story in French

A new Christmas novella by the queen of Victorian crime fiction will be out in French – just in time for this Christmas! 10/18 will publish Le Curieux Noël de Mrs Ellison (A CHRISTMAS RETURN) in November, and here’s their gorgeous cover:

THE YIELD Goes to Actes Sud!

Actes Sud have acquired French rights to Indigenous writer Tara June Winch’s most recent novel, THE YIELD.   “Profoundly moving and exquisitely written, The Yield is the story of a people and a culture dispossessed. But it is as much a celebration of what was and what endures, and a powerful reclaiming of Indigenous language, storytelling and identity.”  …