By Tamara McKinley
If you love Lesley Pearse, you're sure to fall for Tamara McKinley!Catriona was born into the world of show business, having made her first appearance on stage in her father's arms when she was only minutes old. And although life has never been easy for Catriona, it seems she's finally made her big break: her unique voice has captured the attention of a Sydney opera company, and the only place to go is up. But when scandalous secrets from her teenage years threaten to destroy everything she's worked so hard to achieve, she learns she will have to fight to keep her rightful place at the top.
Does Your Rabbi Know You're Here?
By Anthony Clavane
The Demi-Monde: Summer
By Rod Rees
The Demi-Monde was intended to train today's soldiers to fight tomorrow's wars - but its creator had its own secret agenda, and now no one can be allowed to stand in its way . . .Eight-thousand years ago the Deluge destroyed the empire of the Lilithi, setting the race of super-warriors known as the Grigori loose in the outside world. They have lain hidden until now when - thanks to the creation of the dystopian virtual reality that is the Demi-Monde - they at last stand ready to achieve mastery of the Real World - and to cull HumanKind in the Final Solution. Three girls stand between them and victory: Norma Williams, trapped in the nightmare that is the Coven, the viciously misandric Sector of the Demi-Monde; Ella Thomas, enslaved by the spirit of Lilith-come-again; and Trixie Dashwood, consumed by her hatred for Heydrich and his evil ForthRight.
By Peter Temple
JACK IRISH BOOK THREE: FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BROKEN SHORE.'Another world-class crime novel from Peter Temple' Canberra Times'Peter Temple is an addiction. Read one book and you will want to read them all. Now' Val McDermidJack Irish has a lot on his mind. His woman has an old flame, his champion horse has been put down and his gambling has left him broke. No wonder then, that he's a bit distracted from the work he is getting paid for - looking for the elusive Robbie Colburne, occasional barman. He's not the only one. Robbie's caught the interest not only of the police, but also certain dealers from the city's criminal class. So when Robbie finally shows up - in the morgue - Jack thinks he'd better start taking his job seriously. But there are those who would prefer him not to. Who don't like it when Jack begins asking questions. Who would do anything to make sure Jack Irish stays off the case - for good.Enjoyed Bad Debts, Black Tide and now Dead Point? Then discover the fourth and final Jack Irish thriller, White Dog . . .
The Devil's Cave
By Martin Walker
'A satisfyingly intriguing, wish-you-were-here read' GuardianA body is found showing marks of Satanism. Bruno, chief of police must track down a murderer while quelling his town's superstitious fears in this charming mystery, part of an internationally bestselling seriesIt is springtime France's Périgord, a time of beauty and calm. But not for Bruno, chief of police of the small town of St Denis. A woman's body has been found on a boat, bearing signs of a black magic ritual. Bruno has too much on his plate as it is - mediating a domestic abuse case that needs careful handling and a dodgy local development proposal that seems just too good to be true. But a murder case must take precedent and the roots of this one lie buried deep in the past - linked to a chateau above a bend in the river, to the reclusive old woman who lives there, and to the secret hidden in the Devil's Cave.'A first-rate mystery' Entertainment Weekly
By Antony Mason
The Dog Care Handbook
By Sophie Collins
1 Dog Behaviour: Canine behaviourists confirm that the majority of problems experienced by owners are most easily solved by a comprehension of the dog's viewpoint, so being able to 'read' your dog is useful as well as interesting. 2 Choosing a dog: This section encourages you to consider your circumstances - whether you are active, lazy, time-rich but money-poor etc; whether you live alone or with a family. Understanding the commitment you're able to make to a pet will help you to make the right choice. 3 Basic Dog Care: Once you've got a dog, you need to take care of him. This section covers everything, from a place to sleep (e.g. puppy crate versus basket) to feeding, handling, grooming and health checks. 4 Training, Exercise and Games: Starting with an in-depth look at the exercise and play needs of different types of dogs, this section has everything you need to ensure that you have a well-mannered, fun-loving pet. 5 A Healthy Dog: Keeping a young dog healthy is usually straightforward, but it may become more challenging as he gets older. This section looks at the treatment options both for preventing and treating problems and will help you to take the right decisions for your pet's care.
The Digital Filmmaking Handbook
By Mark Brindle
Whether you are already a seasoned director or simply a film fan, this comprehensive guide features everything you need to know to make a digital film: from the basics of capturing footage and planning a shoot, to the more advanced aspects of editing and post-production. Clear, step-by-step instruction on the technical aspects of filming with HD and DSLR cameras - including the latest advice on equipment, accessories, and software - are set alongside tips on the creative aspects - such as effects, making a storyboard and creating and lighting a set. Packed with tips and tricks to develop both your artistic flair and your technical know-how, The Digital Filmmaking Handbook is the ultimate resource for all your filmmaking needs.
Desire Laid Bare
By CC Gibbs
The beautiful Rosalind St. Vincent has saved her bookshop from the bailiffs through hard work and fierce determination. But now Fitz Monckton, Duke of Groveland, is set on tempting her away in order to seal a lucrative development deal. This caddish rake has never met a woman he couldn't seduce, but Rosalind must try to resist: these pleasures, however tempting, might be her very ruin if she isn't careful.
The Dark Valley
By Valerio Varesi
Commissario Soneri returns home for a hard-earned autumn holiday, hoping to spend a few days mushroom picking on the slopes of Montelupo. This isolated village relies on the salame factory founded in the post-war years by Palmiro Rodolfi, and now run by his son, Paride. On arrival, Soneri is greeted by anxious rumours about the factory's solvency and the younger Rodolfi's whereabouts. Not long afterwards, a decomposing body is found in the woods. In the shadow of Montelupo, carabinieri prepare to apprehend their chief suspect - an ageing woodsman who defended the same mountains from S.S. commandos during the war.
A Division of the Light
By Christopher Burns
The Demi-Monde: Spring
By Rod Rees
The shadows grow ever darker across the Demi-Monde.The Demi-Monde is a computer-simulated training ground for soldiers. Populated by history's most notorious leaders, it is truly a Cyber-Hell. Ella Thomas was sent there to rescue Norma, the president's daughter, but it has all gone horribly wrong, and now Norma herself must lead the resistance. But first she must come to terms with the knowledge that those she thought were her friends are now her enemies. To triumph she must be more than she ever believed she could be . . . or perish, in both worlds.
By Phil Campion
Damned Good Show
By Derek Robinson
Don Vito and the Mafia
By Francesco La Licata, Massimo Ciancimino
Deep Black: Darkzone
By Jim DeFelice, Stephen Coonts
In a secluded headquarters on the other side of the globe, a terrorist mission is underway - a plan to set of an underwater explosion so great, with such a hellish force, that it could shift the very foundation of the earth's surface, causing untold calamity and world-wide disaster. The terrorists call it "God's Revenge"A nuclear weapon has gone missing. Small in size, it packs up to ten times the kilotons that exploded over Hiroshima. It's now in the wrong hands, ready to detonate a world war of unfathomable proportions.In the top-secret headquarters of the National Security Agency, a small cadre of special agents form Deep Black, a team designed to bring a techno-edge to covert operations and eliminate the cyber-threats to world peace. This is Charlie Dean's world - an NSA ex-Marine sniper now enlisted to stop the unthinkable. But when his suspicions of a traitor in his shadow become frighteningly true, Dean's race against time could mean the end of the free world.
Deep Black: Biowar
By Jim DeFelice, Stephen Coonts
Dr. James Keegan, a world-renowned scientist specialising in germ warfare, has vanished from his upstate New York home. But this is no ordinary missing-persons case. Keegan has left behind an unidentified dead man with a .22 caliber hole in his skull - and a contact trail that leads to an alleged terrorist cell.Unraveling the mystery is a job for Kegan's best friend, NSA operative Charlie Dean. His mission is to infiltrate the scientist's circle of associates and decipher Kegan's confidential research. Dispatched to cover Charlie is Delta Force trooper Lia DeFrancesca. The trail leads them to the core of a wide-spread killer fever that's been dormant for centuries - and its link to a virus that's quickly spreading victim by victim. With time running out Charlie and Lia must find Keegan, uncover his secrets, cut a terrorist threat to the quick, and stop the unimaginable outbreak of a new biological nightmare.
By Jim DeFelice, Stephen Coonts
A spy plane gathering data on a new Russian weapon is blown out of the sky by a mysterious MiG. Is it an accident or the start of the next world war? One U.S. agency has what it takes to find out - the National Security agency and its covert operations team: Deep Black.Working for the NSA, ex-Marine sniper Charlie Dean is dispatched to Russia, hooking up with former Delta Force trooper Lia DeFrancesca to find out what happened to the plane. A Deep Black team stumbles across an even more alarming secret - a plot to assassinate the Russian president and overthrow democratic government by force. The coup could have dire consequences for Russia and the world. With no clearance from the government it's called on to protect, the National Security Agency goes to war. But before Lia and Dean can unravel the conspiracy, they learn that one of the spy plane's passengers - an NSA techie - survived the crash. Critical information could fall into enemy hands. And that enemy is playing the game to the death.
The Dinosaur Feather
By Sissel-Jo Gazan
The Devil's Light
By Richard North Patterson
'On September 11, we will destroy one of your cities with a nuclear weapon.' A nuclear warhead disappears. A chilling broadcast follows. A country waits in fear. Yet the broadcast deceives. And, with the world's eyes fixed on America, the true target is dangerously exposed. Agent Brooke Chandler senses the decoy and raises his concern. His superiors are not prepared to listen. Unless he can convince them, one cataclysmic flash of light will signal a dark new dawn of civilization.