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Based on the true story of the loss of the luxury steamship Koombana to a storm off the coast of North-Western Australia in 1912, Jewel Sea is a tale of fatal desire, theft and greed – a story of kindred spirits searching for courage and redemption.

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A journey from Ireland to Australia in the early 1900s, along threads of love, family, war and peace, Wild Chicory is a slice of ordinary life rich in history, folklore and fairy tale, and a portrait of the precious bond between a granddaughter, Brigid, and her grandmother, Nell.

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paper daisies


A haunting tale of love, murder and misogyny. Against the tumultuous backdrop of Australian Federation and the coming of the Women’s Vote, Paper Daisies is a story of what it means to find moral courage, and of a crime that must be committed to see justice done.

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Against the glittering backdrop of Sydney Harbour, The Blue Mile tells a story of the cruelties of Great Depression poverty, the wild gamble a city took to build a wonder of the world, and the risks the truly brave will take for a chance at life.

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this red earth


1939, another war is brewing in Europe, and Bernie Cooper is wondering what’s in it for her. From the beaches of Sydney to the dusty heart of the continent, This Red Earth is a love letter to Australia, with all its beauty and terror, and a tale of telling the truth – before it’s too late.

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black diamonds


From the foothills of the Blue Mountains to the battlefields of France, comes a story of war and coal. Told with freshness, verve and wit, Black Diamonds is the tale of a fierce young nation, Australia, and two fierce hearts who dare to discover what courage really means.

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