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Beautifully crafted stories portraying women of strong character and courage. Include a social history component in each story.
Beautifully crafted stories portraying women of strong character and courage. Include a socila history component in each story.
Irreverent, cheeky & upbeat. Mostly about relationships.
Believeable characters set in locations that come to life through the stories.
Author of the best-selling trilogy The Bronze Horseman, The Bridge to Holy Cross, (also known as Tatiana and Alexander) and The Summer Garden.
David Baldacci's Suspense Stories raise our blood pressure with fast pacing, intricate plots, twists and double crosses.
Her suspenseful legal thrillers combine solid investigative work with atmospheric settings involving historic locations in New York City.
Real people - real suspence. Include catchy police procedural details and edge-of-the-chair courtroom action.
Martini has practiced law, and his knowledgeable thrillers are fast paced.
Vibrant characters come alive through her vivid descriptions and dialogue, and the stories feature more than the professional lives of these lawyers.
E L James
Her books feature sassy humor, Irish settings, strong young female characters, and a sense of whimsy.
Books about young womens' lives, their jobs, romances, nights out.
Although many of her novels are known as comedies, they are often filled with dark themes including domestic violence, drug abuse, mental illness, divorce and alcoholism, most of which are loosley based on her own life experiences.
Her novels centre around strong female characters and their raunchy exploits.
Is best known for her slightly humorous chick lit about successful New York women.
Set in Iceland the Erlunder Sveinsson mysteries are police procedural novels with layered stories, unexpected plot twists, and detailed crime investigations.
A violent crime occurs in each novel, and descriptions of the insular Norwegian setting create a dark tone.
Camilla Lackberg is best-known for her Patrik Hedstrom series of police procedurals-cum-thrillers, set in small-town coastal Sweden.
Kurt Wallander, is a troubled police detective whose cases bring to light the insecurities and anxieties of modern Sweden.
Harry Hole is a tough detective working to solve crimes on the streets of Oslo.
P C Cast is best known for the popular House of Night series about a fledgling Vampyre, 16 year old Zoey, who is learning to become an adult Vampyre.
Author of the Young Adult series Blue Bloods which centres on a group of wealthy New York teens who learn a startling secret about their bloodlines.
Lauren Kate writes paranormal romances, such as the suspenseful Fallen series.
Harris writes Adult Fiction and is most well known for her raunchy Sookie Stackhouse vampire series which is the inspiration for TV’s True Blood.
Stiefvater writes Young Adult fantasy novels which feature werewolves and faeries with a focus on romance.
Novels are centred on women’s’ lives and relationships that are intriguing, suspenseful and romantic.
Most well known for her family-centred women’s fiction filled with tough issues that are ultimately upbeat.
Writes provocative stories of people, often women, placed in extreme circumstances and forced to reclaim their lives.
Writes witty, perceptive and psychologically intimate fiction about the difficulties, doubts and dissatisfaction experienced by ordinary people.
Author of contemporary domestic fiction about families, relationships and the issues they are faced with, such as suicide and missing persons.
Intricate and thought provoking.
Dramatic stories, exploring contemporary medical issues.
A wealth of scientific & medical detail, well known for Kay Scarpetta.
Compelling, gritty & richly detailed. An Australian author.
A physician who writes about authentic situations, often involving violence.
Realistic characterization with vivid descriptions of crimes.
Technically detailed espionage, military science and techno thrillers set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War.
Thriller and suspense novels centering around military situations. One of his best known series of books features pilot Jake Grafton.
Adventure novels most notably featuring Dirk Pitt a marine engineer, government agent and adventurer.
Most books feature Nick Stone an ex-SAS soldier working for British intelligence.
Non-fiction books about his experiences in the Bravo Two Zero mission, as well as military thrillers about the SAS.
Writes naval warfare, most notably the Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic era.
Books about an armed conflict between the revolutionary France and an alliance of European powers.
Historical fiction books on the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars.
Best known for his Aubrey–Maturin series of novels set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars.
British writer of both nautical fiction and history, most notable for his Lord Ramage series of historical novels.
Is a writer and fourth generation grazier. Past and present interweave in Nicole’s two novels about the Gordon family, The bark cutters and A changing land.
Karly Lane is a local author of Australian rural women’s fiction. Her first novel is North Star.
Is a farmer and author of two biographies detailing her life on the land as the first woman in the Kimberley to run two million-acre cattle stations.
Grew up in the farming community in South Australia and writes rural fiction based on her experiences.
Tamara McKinley’s family sagas are set against the backdrop of outback pioneers.
Quirky and inventive characters and plots, oftentimes presenting the extraordinary as a matter of fact, using descriptive images and creative language.
Stories written in a biographical style.
Fast paced intricate stories with a haunting mood.
Thought provoking & witty. Relaxed style.
Prize-winning novels that vividly describe the history and landscape of Australia in prose.
Dramatic Historical fiction.
Intricate, fast paced stories. Strong Aussie dialect component.