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    There's nothing more dangerous than revenge. Judi Westerholme has been through it. Brave and strong-willed, she's just about coping in her new role as foster parent to her orphaned niece, taking a job at the local pub to help make ends meet. Then the...


  • SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 CWA DEBUT DAGGER FOR UNPUBLISHED FIRST NOVELShe hasn't seen her brother in years. Now, he's dead.When Judi Westerholme finds out her estranged brother has been murdered, she assumes it's connected to his long term drug addict...


  • Independent, adventurous, and courageous, Rose is an unforgettable Australian Girl. It's 1900, and Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket and have adventures, but Rose's conservative mother won't let her. Th...


  • Independent, adventurous and courageous, Rose is an unforgettable Australian Girl. It's 1900 ... and Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket and have adventures but Rose's conservative mother won't let her. T...


  • Ellyse is bursting with excitement—she's been invited to try out for a new youth soccer academy along with her friends Hu and Jamie. Could this be the start of something big? Fingers crossed! But that's not the only thing. Cricket season has starte...


  • Ellyse is dying to start touch footy again—touchdowns are the best! But with homework piling up and training every night of the week, is it all getting too much to handle? It looks like Ellyse is going to have to make some MAJOR changes. There's al...


  • When cricket season is over, there's only one thing to do . . . play soccer! Soccer season is here and Ellyse is desperate to pull on her boots and start dribbling and defending. Unlike club cricket where she is the only girl on the team, her best fr...


  • Find out where it all began for Ellyse Perry, Australia’s most prominent sportswoman! Meet Ellyse Perry, age 12. All she wants to do is play sports. Cricket, soccer, touch footy, athletics—you name it! But now that she’s in high school, just pl...


  • Do you dare leave school to support your family? Do you save your big brother? Do you stand up to the local criminals? It's 1915 in Melbourne's inner west and Jimmy has left school to support his family while his brother is away at war. But when Jim...







  • Someone is meddling with the Blarton Show entries -- for the 10th year in a row! Can ace reporter Kim track down the secret saboteur in time? ...


  • Kim's town is full of weird pets: fat cats, crooked snakes, and hairless dogs. When a prized pet goes missing, can super-reporter Kim solve the mystery?...


  • Kim is desperate to win the science project competition. The prize -- a high tech video camera -- is perfect for a top-notch reporter like Kim! But will it end in disaster ... again? ...


  • The town of Blarton is in trouble. Tourists don't visit anymore. Can Kim dream up an idea to bring people flocking back? ...


  • The red balloon explodes my blood runs hot from skull to toes I grab my bag and run. Cassie and her brother, Jack, are on the run from the past, from the future, and from their failure of a family. But where can they go? And can you ever really run ...


  • I gave Simon a little shove, but it was enough to start him moving, then he quickly picked up speed. Too quickly. 'Slow down!' I screamed out into the Gorge. Simon and Molly would rather be tortured by Pecker the Parrot or chased by an axe-wielding D...


  • It's 1901 . . . and even the death of Queen Victoria can't stop the growing excitement as Melbourne gets ready to celebrate Federation on Rose's birthday! Meanwhile at school, Rose loves being involved in the cricket team. She's so focused on the g...


  • It's 1900 . . . and Rose's world is changing. At last she can go to a proper school where she makes a best friend, learns more than just embroidery and even gets to play in a proper cricket match. But at home, Mother is dangerously ill, Father is wo...



  • It's 1900 . . . and Rose feels that Aunt Alice is the only one who understands her. But now it looks as if Aunt Alice is going to live in Adelaide, leaving Rose with a dreadful new governess, Miss Higginbottom! Can Rose stop Aunt Alice leaving Melbo...


  • It's 1900 . . . and Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket, climb trees and be an adventurer! But Rose's mother has other ideas. Then Rose's favourite young auntcomes to town, and everything changes. Will R...


  • Since Chris lost his best mate, Dave, cars are all he really cares about. Then Josh Carter moves to town. His dad is a famous racing car driver and everyone wants to be Josh's friend. But as Chris soon discovers, Josh is a bit of a motormouth, and th...


  • Rebellious Dobie despises her wealthy background and has just lost the chance to be a professional dancer. Then there's Melissa - smart and sensible, always doing her best to compensate for a life on the run with her alcoholic mother. Thrown together...



  • Merry dreams of being a true ballerina. But things keep getting in her way-and having a roly-poly body is just one of them. What will it take for Merry to bloom into the ballerina she wants to be? Our popular series offers a reading buffet for every ...


  • Being the littlest pirate in his family, Nicholas Nosh must stay home with his babysitter instead of going to sea. But when the foul pirate Red Beard captures the Nosh family, nothing can keep little Nicholas from setting sail for adventure. Grades 1...