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City of Darwin - Book - Enter The Aardvark
City of Darwin - Book - Enter The Aardvark

Enter The Aardvark

Jessica Anthony

Only one thing stands between Alexander Paine Wilson and his destiny... and it has long ears, spoon-like claws and a tubular snout... Republican congressman Alexander Paine Wilson is determined that nothing will stop him in his campaign for re-election. Not the fact that he is a bachelor, not the fact that his main adversary Nancy Beavers -- married, with children -- is rising in the polls. Nothing. That is, until one hot day in August, he receives a large parcel via FedEx. Inside is a gigantic taxidermied aardvark. This aardvark has a surprising history -- from the Victorian naturalist who discovered it to the taxidermist who deemed it his finest creation. But for Wilson, the entrance of the aardvark sets off a chain of events that threaten to ruin his entire career.

City of Darwin - Book - Inge's War
City of Darwin - Book - Inge's War

Inge's War

Svenja O'Donnell

Svenja's beautiful, aloof grandmother Inge never spoke about the past. All her family knew was that she had grown up in a city that no longer exists on any map: Königsberg in East Prussia, a footnote in history, a place that almost no one has heard of today. But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story. It begins in the secret jazz bars of Hitler's Berlin. It is a story of passionate first love, betrayal, terror, flight, starvation and violence. As Svenja teases out the threads of her grandmother's life, retracing her steps all over Europe, she realises that there is suffering here on a scale that she had never dreamt of. And finally, she uncovers a desperately tragic secret that her grandmother has been keeping for sixty years. Inge's War listens to the voices that are often missing from our historical narrative - those of women caught up on the wrong side of history. It is a book about memory and heritage that interrogates the legacy passed down by those who survive. It also poses the questions: who do we allow to tell their story? What do we mean by family? And what will we do in order to survive?

City of Darwin - Book - Rodham
City of Darwin - Book - Rodham

Rodham

Curtis Sittenfeld

Awfully opinionated for a girl' is what they call Hillary as she grows up in her Chicago suburb. Smart, diligent and a bit plain, that's the general consensus. Then Hillary goes to college, and her star rises. At Yale Law School she continues to be a leader - and catches the eye of driven, handsome and charismatic Bill. But when he asks her to marry him, Hillary gives him a fire No. The rest, as they say, isn't history. How might things have turned out for them, for America, for the world itself, if Hillary Rodham had really turned down Bill Clinton?

City of Darwin - Book - Firewatching
City of Darwin - Book - Firewatching

Firewatching

Russ Thomas 

A body is found bricked into the walls of a house. From the state of the hands, it's clear the dead man was buried alive. Soon, the victim is linked to an old missing person's case and DS Adam Tyler is called. As the sole representative of South Yorkshire's Cold Case Review Unit, Tyler recognises his role for what it is - a means of keeping him out of the way following an 'incident'. When this case falls in his lap, he grabs the opportunity to fix his stagnating career. And then Tyler discovers he has a connection to the case that hopelessly compromises him. He makes the snap decision not to tell his superiors, certain that he and only he can solve the crime. But now Tyler must move carefully to find out the truth, without destroying the case or himself.Meanwhile, someone in the city knows exactly what happened to the body. Someone who is watching Adam closely. Someone with an unhealthy affinity with fire. . .

City of Darwin - Book - Big Summer
City of Darwin - Book - Big Summer

Big Summer

Jennifer Weiner

Six years after the fight that ended their friendship, Daphne Berg is shocked when Drue Cavanaugh walks back into her life, looking as lovely and successful as ever, with a massive favor to ask. Daphne hasn't spoken one word to Drue in all this time - she doesn't even hate-follow her ex-best friend on social media - so when Drue asks if she will be her maid-of-honor at the society wedding of the summer, Daphne is rightfully speechless. Drue was always the one who had everything - except the ability to hold onto friends. Meanwhile, Daphne's no longer the same self-effacing sidekick she was back in high school. She's built a life that she loves, including a growing career as a plus-size Instagram influencer. Letting glamorous, seductive Drue back into her life is risky, but it comes with an invitation to spend a weekend in a waterfront Cape Cod mansion. When Drue begs and pleads and dangles the prospect of cute single guys, Daphne finds herself powerless as ever to resist her friend's siren song.

City of Darwin - Book - A Conspiracy Of Wolves
City of Darwin - Book - A Conspiracy Of Wolves

A Conspiracy Of Wolves

Candace M Robb

1374. When a member of one of York's most prominent families is found dead in the woods, his throat torn out, rumours spread like wildfire that wolves are running loose throughout the city. Persuaded to investigate by the victim's father, Owen Archer is convinced that a human killer is responsible. But before he can gather sufficient evidence to prove his case, a second body is discovered, stabbed to death. Is there a connection? What secrets are contained within the victim's household? And what does apprentice healer Alisoun know that she's not telling? Teaming up with Geoffrey Chaucer, who is in York on a secret mission on behalf of Prince Edward, Owen's enquiries will draw him headlong into a deadly conspiracy.

City of Darwin - Book - The Nemesis Manifesto
City of Darwin - Book - The Nemesis Manifesto

The Nemesis Manifesto

Eric Lustbader 

Evan Ryder is a lone wolf, a field agent for a black-ops arm of the DOD, who has survived unspeakable tragedy and dedicated her life to protecting her country. When her fellow agents begin to be systematically eliminated, Evan must unravel the thread that ties them all together ... and before her name comes up on the kill list. The list belongs to a mysterious cabal known only as Nemesis, a hostile entity hell-bent on tearing the United States apart. As Evan tracks them from Washington D.C. to the Caucasus Mountains, from Austria to a fortress in Germany where her own demons reside, she unearths a network of conspirators far more complex than anyone could have imagined. Can Evan uproot them before Nemesis forces bring democracy to its knees? The Nemesis Manifesto is an epic and harrowing adventure of the predatory forces that are threatening the very fabric of democracy and kicks off a compelling new series with a singular new hero for our time.

City of Darwin - Book - The Inner Darkness
City of Darwin - Book - The Inner Darkness

The Inner Darkness

Jorn Lier Horst

Kerr has finally agreed to lead the police to his final victim's grave. But the expedition goes horribly wrong after his escape deep into the Norwegian forest. Wisting must launch a frantic search to find this cold-blooded killer before he strikes again. But the body of another woman, killed weeks before, has been found. Murdered in the same way as Kerr's victims. Is there a copycat killer on the loose? Has Kerr become a twisted role model for a second killer? And, if so, what might happen if master and apprentice unite? As the clock counts down to the next murder, Wisting must put everything on the line to stop a terrifying evil before it strikes again.

City of Darwin - Book - The Crystal Directory
City of Darwin - Book - The Crystal Directory

The Crystal Directory

Sarah Bartlett

This comprehensive directory of 100 essential crystals specifically addresses the manifestation power of crystals while also detailing their attributes, powers, and divination strengths. The Crystal Directory is both a practical handbook packed with advice and a fascinating source book that includes the attributes of each stone and its spiritual qualities. It includes introductory chapters on what crystals are, both from their scientific legacy and their magical one, caring for and choosing crystals, the importance of chakras and color, plus background on why these particular stones have been used for centuries to help us get what we want out of life. There is also a practical chapter about working with these stones specifically chosen for manifestation. The alphabetical source book section that follows provides information about the uses and benefits for each crystal listed. Each profile has information of crystal appearance and color, availability, physiological correspondences, keywords, geological background and shape/structure, legendary uses, attributes and powers, and how to use the stone. Get to know the crystal world and understand how crystals can be used for divination and healing, as well as for manifesting your dreams. Use the practical exercises and learn how to follow your own pathway to achieve your goals.

City of Darwin - Book - The Last Crossing
City of Darwin - Book - The Last Crossing

The Last Crossing

Brian McGilloway

The Last Crossing is a brilliant excavation of the recent past. McGilloway's book begins with as frightening and visceral a scene as in any Scorsese movie and explores the aftermath in only the way a great author can. It's just a two-hour car ride on the ferry from Scotland to Ireland, but during the Troubles it was a journey from 20th-century civilisation into the heart of darkness.

City of Darwin - Book - The Moon Fix
City of Darwin - Book - The Moon Fix

The Moon Fix

Theresa Francis-Cheung 

Awaken, heal and transform your life with The Moon Fix, a bewitchingly illustrated modern guide to harnessing the untapped power of nature and a celebration of the Sacred Feminine that lives within us all. Through better understanding and attuning ourselves to the lunar cycles we can improve our intuition, let go of past pains and find a deeper spiritual connection. From succeeding in business to finding love, discover how lunar power can help you to achieve ambitious goals and address your most secret concerns. Bring ancient wisdom to modern living with this enlightening book, which includes: An introduction to the moon in astrology, from its relation to the signs to its different phases and their significance When and how to harness lunar power to manifest and celebrate your deepest desires, including how to create a moon altar and work with crystals, incense, herbs and oils Lunar advice and spells, rituals, meditations and recipes, organized by themes that include Joy and Success, Health and Wellness, and Protection and Comfort Hauntingly beautiful illustrations from mystic artist and influencer Indigo Align yourself with the universe and connect with the changing cycles to live a limitless life.

City of Darwin - Book - The Goodbye Man
City of Darwin - Book - The Goodbye Man

The Goodbye Man

Jeffery Deaver

In pursuit of two young men accused of terrible hate crimes, Colter Shaw stumbles upon a clue to another mystery. In an effort to save the life of a young woman-and possibly others-he travels to the wilderness of Washington State to investigate a mysterious organization. Is it a community that consoles the bereaved? Or a dangerous cult under the sway of a captivating leader? As he peels back the layers of truth, Shaw finds that some people will stop at nothing to keep their secrets hidden. All the while, Shaw must unravel an equally deadly enigma: locating and deciphering a message hidden by his father years ago, just before his death - a message that will have life-and-death consequences.

City of Darwin - Book - Condiments
City of Darwin - Book - Condiments

Condiments

Caroline Dafgard Widnersson

Once you've tasted fresh, delicious homemade condiments, where you're in charge of the flavour profile, you'll never go back to store bought. Too often, commercial versions are loaded with extra salt, sugar, allergens and preservatives, and can taste bland and uninspiring. Why not make your own? From ketchup, sweet chilli sauce and taco seasoning, to peppery American hot sauce, sizzling Tunisian harissa, tangy Dijon mustard, as well as infused vinegars, aromatic spice blends, pickles and preserves, here are more than 90 simple recipes that show you step by step how to make your own condiments from scratch by boiling, blending, mixing, fermenting and aging. This book is a love song to condiments and the joy that making them brings. Start making your own delicious accompaniments and that weeknight stir-fry will taste so much richer with your homemade oyster sauce and your tacos even more mouth-watering when paired with the hot sauce you've fermented at home.

City of Darwin - Book - Moon Magic
City of Darwin - Book - Moon Magic

Moon Magic

Aurora Kane

Harness the power of the magical, mystical, glorious Moon with more than 100 spells, chants, and rituals, along with Esbat celebrations for the Full Moon. Moon Magic is the third book in the best-selling Magic series, following Witchraft and Love Magic. With this invaluable handbook, follow the Moon as she traverses each sign of the zodiac and discover how each astrological phase affects magic, mundane events, and even your garden-and how your personal Moon sign affects your magical work. The discussions include the influence of the seldom-discussed energies of the True-Blue Moon, the Black Moon, the Void of Course Moon, and the lunar eclipse. You will learn how to properly conduct spells using candles, gemstones, and incense at exactly the right lunar moment to enhance the flow of power. Each Moon phase is explored individually to cover the phase's main themes along with activities, self-contemplation prompts, and practical ways to celebrate and manifest health, wealth, and confidence. 

City of Darwin - Book - COVID-19
City of Darwin - Book - COVID-19

COVID-19

Michael Mosley

This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr. Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this coronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr. Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr. Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.

City of Darwin - Book - Hideaway
City of Darwin - Book - Hideaway

Hideaway

Nora Roberts

Caitlyn Sullivan is just nine years old when a game of hide and seek at a family party will change her life forever. The betrayal she experienced that night will shape Caitlyn's life - and for years she runs and runs, hiding from the aftermath of the trauma. But Caitlyn comes to realise that if she wants to not just survive but thrive, she must return to the family home to face up to her past. What happened that night may always haunt Caitlyn but she must decide if it's what you're running from that matters. Or who finds you.

City of Darwin - Book - Girl, Woman, Other
City of Darwin - Book - Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, Other

Bernardine Evaristo

Teeming with life and crackling with energy - a love song to modern Britain, to black womanhood. Follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible.

City of Darwin - Book - The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
City of Darwin - Book - The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Suzanne Collins

Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute. The odds are against him. He's been given the humiliating assignment of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Their fates are now completely intertwined - every choice Coriolanus makes could lead to favour or failure, triumph or ruin. Inside the arena, it will be a fight to the death. Outside the arena, Coriolanus starts to feel for his doomed tribute... and must weigh his need to follow the rules against his desire to survive no matter what it takes.

City of Darwin - Book - How To Grow A Family Tree
City of Darwin - Book - How To Grow A Family Tree

How To Grow A Family Tree

Eliza Henry-Jones

Stella may only be seventeen, but having read every self-help book she can find means she knows a thing or two about helping people. She sure wasn't expecting to be the one in need of help, though. Thanks to her father's gambling addiction, Stella and her family now find themselves living at Fairyland Caravan Park. And hiding this truth from her friends is hard enough without dealing with another secret. Stella's birth mother has sent her a letter. As Stella deals with the chaos of her family, she must also confront the secrets and past of her 'other' family. But Stella is stronger than she realises. From the author of P is for Pearl comes a heart-warming book about family, friendship and what home can mean.

City of Darwin - Book - Tour De Force
City of Darwin - Book - Tour De Force

Tour De Force

Roman Quaedvlieg

From his first day in uniform as a policeman during the dying days of 'the Moonlight State' on the mean streets of Fortitude Valley, to undercover with bikies and gangs; working alongside colleagues solid and dubious until he reached the nation's corridors of power, Roman Quaedvlieg has seen it all. Focused, tough, resourceful and disciplined, he was always destined to make his mark: the school dux's first street arrest was Brisbane's most wanted escapee. From policing to customs services, Roman Quaedvlieg rose through the ranks to become top cop in Canberra, run covert operations at the Australian Crime Commission, then was appointed the first head of Australian Border Force. His has been a life of action - from major drug busts to turning back boats on international waters. This is a personal and political story that exposes a deeply conflicted national security system and doesn't shy away from his notorious sacking? Tour de Force is detailed and explosive. A memoir, revealing a lifelong quest for justice coming up against the ugly underbelly of cronyism, unbridled ambition, politics and corruption.

City of Darwin - Book - Shadow Flight
City of Darwin - Book - Shadow Flight

Shadow Flight

Christine Feehan

Nicoletta Gomez was a terrified teenager when Taviano Ferraro and his brother saved her life. Ever since, she's been trying to rise above what was done to her, molding herself into a survivor under the protective eyes of the Ferraro family. All the while, she's been falling hopelessly in love with the man who knows her darkest secrets. With one look, Taviano knew that Nicoletta was his, just as he felt their shadows connect. But no matter how much he wanted to claim her, he knew she needed time to become her own woman. When Nicoletta once again finds herself in the sights of dangerous men, a split-second decision has Taviano breaking all of the Ferraro family's rules to keep her safe. And as far as he's concerned, the reward is more than worth the risk.

City of Darwin - Book - Phosphorescence
City of Darwin - Book - Phosphorescence

Phosphorescence

Julia Baird

Over the last decade, we have become better at knowing what brings us contentment, well-being and joy. We know, for example, that there are a few core truths to science of happiness. We know that being kind and altruistic makes us happy, that turning off devices, talking to people, forging relationships, living with meaning and delving into the concerns of others offer our best chance at achieving happiness. But how do we retain happiness? It often slips out of our hands as quickly as we find it. So, when we are exposed to, or learn, good things, how do we continue to burn with them? And more than that, when our world goes dark, when we're overwhelmed by illness or heartbreak, loss or pain, how do we survive, stay alive or even bloom? In the muck and grit of a daily existence full of disappointments and a disturbing lack of control over many of the things that matter most - finite relationships, fragile health, fraying economies, a planet in peril - how do we find, nurture and carry our own inner, living light - a light to ward off the darkness?

City of Darwin - Book - Sisters By Choice
City of Darwin - Book - Sisters By Choice

Sisters By Choice

Susan Mallery 

After her cat toy empire goes up in flames, Sophie Lane returns to Blackberry Island, determined to rebuild. Until small-town life reveals a big problem: she can't grow unless she learns to let go. If Sophie relaxes her grip even a little, she might lose everything. Or she might finally be free to reach for the happiness and love that have eluded her for so long.Kristine has become defined by her relationship to others. She's a wife, a mom. As much as she adores her husband and sons, she wants something for herself - a sweet little bakery just off the waterfront. She knew changing the rules wouldn't be easy, but she never imagined she might have to choose between her marriage and her dreams. Like the mainland on the horizon, Heather's goals seem beyond her grasp. Every time she manages to save for college, her mother has another crisis. Can she break free, or will she be trapped in this tiny life forever?

City of Darwin - Book - Couchsurfing In China
City of Darwin - Book - Couchsurfing In China

Couchsurfing In China

Stephan Orth

When Stephan Orth lands in China, he knows it's his last visit, having lied about his job as a journalist to get into the country. So, he makes the most of it, couch-surfing with locals instead of hitting the nearest hotel. Starting in Macau—a former Portuguese colony and now gambler's paradise—Orth takes on the world's biggest casino. Next, he visits Shenzen, where more than 200 million sidewalk cameras monitor citizens who win and lose points on Sesame Credit, an app that sends data to Alibaba—and to the government. As his adventure continues, Orth encounters a bewildering mix of new tech and old traditions. Over a steaming bowl of hot pot, he learns ancient chopstick etiquette from a policewoman who later demos the facial recognition app she could use to detain him. He eats dog meat as a guest of honor one day—and finds himself censored on live TV the next. He even seriously considers joining an outlawed sect. Self-deprecatingly funny, compassionate, and observant, High Tech and Hot Pot is a formidable addition to a well-loved series, and offers a timely travelogue of an enigmatic country poised to become the world's next superpower.

City of Darwin - Book - The Adversary
City of Darwin - Book - The Adversary

The Adversary

Ronnie Scott 

A story about sexuality, the ache of friendship and love, and sticky summers at the pool, this exhilarating debut novel captures the heartbeat of one transformative summer where alliances are made and broken. 'I was an agent of Dan, a captive of his, really. I went where he wanted me, and did as he wanted, and for a long time, in this way, I was happy.' It's been a long winter in a creaky house in Brunswick, where a young man has devoted himself to recreational showers, staring at his phone and speculating on the activities of his best friend and housemate, Dan. But now summer is coming and Dan has found a boyfriend and a job, so the young man is being pushed out into the world, in search of friendship and love. The Adversary is a sticky summer narrative about young people exploring their sexuality and their sociability, where everything smells like sunscreen and tastes like beer, but affections and alliances have consequences. It asks what kinds of stories are possible - or desirable - for which kinds of friendships, and what happens when you follow those stories to their natural conclusions.

 

City of Darwin - Book - Easy Keto
City of Darwin - Book - Easy Keto

Easy Keto

Pete Evans

The ketogenic diet - a style of eating that is low in carbs and rich in healthy fats - is a powerful way to transform your health, lose weight and find relief from common health problems. In this practical, one-stop guide, Pete Evans gives you the essential information you'll need to transition to this way of eating, including: * The benefits of a keto diet * Guidelines on carbohydrates found in common foods * Eating, shopping and pantry tips * More than 70 simple and delicious recipes As always, Pete's recipes are quick, easy to make and full of bright, fresh flavours. Easy Keto is for anyone interested in this way of eating who is unsure of how to get started. With some basic guidelines it has never been simpler or more enticing to reclaim your health and go keto!

City of Darwin - Book - Beneath The Tamarind Tree
City of Darwin - Book - Beneath The Tamarind Tree

Beneath The Tamarind Tree

Isha Sesay

Award-winning journalist Isha Sesay reveals the untold story of the Chibok schoolgirls' kidnapping by Boko Haram, and its resounding implications in the global battle for women's equality.

City of Darwin - Book - Fair Warning
City of Darwin - Book - Fair Warning

Fair Warning

Michael Connelly

Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered. McEvoy investigates -- against the warnings of the police and his own editor -- and makes a shocking discovery that connects the crime to other mysterious deaths across the country. But his inquiry hits a snag when he himself becomes a suspect. As he races to clear his name, McEvoy's findings point to a serial killer working under the radar of law enforcement for years, and using personal data shared by the victims themselves to select and hunt his targets.

City of Darwin - Book - Blood Will Be Born
City of Darwin - Book - Blood Will Be Born

Blood Will Be Born

Gary Donnelly

DI Owen Sheen vowed never to return to Ireland, but he needs answers to the questions he has surrounding his brother's death. On loan from the Met to the PSNI, he is meant to be setting up a new Historical Offences Team, but instead he finds himself partnered with DC Aoife McCusker to work on her first murder investigation. As the investigation begins to unravel into chaos, its roots deep in the dark past of the Troubles, will Sheen be able to put his personal agenda aside? And will McCusker keep her career long enough to crack the case and prove herself as a detective?

City of Darwin - Book - Spindle And Dagger
City of Darwin - Book - Spindle And Dagger

Spindle And Dagger

J Anderson Coats 

Wales, 1109. Three years ago, a warband raided Elen's home. Her baby sister could not escape the flames. Her older sister fought back and almost killed the warband's leader, Owain ap Cadwgan, before being killed herself. Despite Elen's own sexual assault at the hands of the raiders, she saw a chance to live and took it. She healed Owain's wound and spun a lie: Owain ap Cadwgan, son of the king of Powys, cannot be killed, not by blade nor blow nor poison. Owain ap Cadwgan has the protection of Saint Elen, as long as he keeps her namesake safe from harm and near him always. For three years, Elen has had plenty of food, clothes to wear, and a bed to sleep in that she shares with the man who brought that warband to her door. Then Owain abducts Nest, the wife of a Norman lord, and her three children, triggering full-out war. As war rages, and her careful lies threaten to unravel, Elen begins to look to Nest and see a different life -- if she can decide, once and for all, where her loyalties lie.

City of Darwin - Book - So...You're Having A Teenager
City of Darwin - Book - So...You're Having A Teenager

So...You're Having A Teenager

Sarah Macdonalsd  & Cathy Wilcox

So, you're having a teenager? Congratulations/commiserations. Worried about drugs? We recommend Valium, wine and HRT. Happy you survived the toddler tantrums? Let us introduce you to the eye roll, the cold shoulder and the incoherent mumble. On the bright side, you've reduced your need for Google, your adolescent is now able to frequently correct, hector and lecture you with their strong opinion on everything. And if you feel tired, you're not imagining it. Teen years are like dog years: for every year your teen ages, you age seven. You need a survival guide for the testing times ahead. Friends, next-door neighbours and fellow mums of teens Sarah Macdonald and Cathy Wilcox have lived through it all and produced this straight-talking, not entirely sarcastic, informative guide to what for many parents are the most challenging but interesting and exciting years in the role. From A is for Argumentative, Awkward and Angst, to Z is for Zits and Zzzzzs. Because having a toddler is a doddle.

City of Darwin - Book - The Cake Maker's Wish
City of Darwin - Book - The Cake Maker's Wish

The Cake Maker's Wish

Josephine Moon

Life in the village isn’t always sweet and simple . . . When single mum Olivia uproots her young son Darcy from their life in Tasmania for a new start in the English Cotswolds, she isn’t exactly expecting a bed of roses – but nor is she prepared for the challenges that life in the picturesque village throws her way. The Renaissance Project hopes to bring the dwindling community back to life – to welcome migrants from around the world and to boost the failing economy – but not everyone is so pleased about the initiative. For cake maker Olivia, it’s a chance for Darcy to finally meet his Norwegian father, and for her to trace the last blurry lines on what remains of her family tree. It’s also an opportunity to move on from the traumatic event that tore her loved ones apart. After seven years on her own, she has all but given up on romance, until life dishes up some delicious new options she didn’t even know she was craving. An uplifting and heartwarming story about the moments that change your life forever, human kindness and being true to yourself.

City of Darwin - Book - Simon The Fiddler
City of Darwin - Book - Simon The Fiddler

Simon The Fiddler

Paulette Jiles

In March 1865, the long and bitter War between the States is winding down. Till now, twenty-three-year-old Simon Boudlin has evaded military duty thanks to his slight stature, youthful appearance, and utter lack of compunction about bending the truth. But following a barroom brawl in Victoria, Texas, Simon finds himself conscripted, however belatedly, into the Confederate Army. Luckily his talent with a fiddle gets him a comparatively easy position in a regimental band. Weeks later, on the eve of the Confederate surrender, Simon and his bandmates are called to play for officers and their families from both sides of the conflict. There the quick-thinking, audacious fiddler can't help but notice the lovely Doris Mary Dillon, an indentured girl from Ireland, who is governess to a Union colonel's daughter. After the surrender, Simon and Doris go their separate ways. He will travel around Texas seeking fame and fortune as a musician. She must accompany the colonel's family to finish her three years of service. But Simon cannot forget the fair Irish maiden, and vows that someday he will find her again.

City of Darwin - Book - The Imperfects
City of Darwin - Book - The Imperfects

The Imperfects

Amy Meyerson

The Millers are far from perfect. Estranged siblings Jess, Ashley and Jake find themselves under one roof for the first time in years, forced to confront old resentments and betrayals, when their mysterious, eccentric matriarch, Helen, passes away. But their lives are about to change when they find a secret inheritance hidden among her possessions-the Florentine Diamond, a 137-carat yellow gemstone that went missing from the Austrian Empire a century ago. Desperate to learn how one of the world's most elusive diamonds ended up in Helen's bedroom, they begin investigating her past only to realize how little they know about their brave, resilient grandmother. As the Millers race to determine whether they are the rightful heirs to the diamond and the fortune it promises, they uncover a past more tragic and powerful than they ever could have imagined, forever changing their connection to their heritage and each other.

City of Darwin - Book - Deadly Primrose
City of Darwin - Book - Deadly Primrose

Deadly Primrose

Suzette A Hill

Eccentric artist and indomitable amateur sleuth Primrose Oughterard is back in Lewes after her 'Baden-Baden' sojourn, but finds tragedy on her doorstep once again with the news that Elspeth Travers has drowned at sea while bathing at Birling Gap. The unfortunate Mrs. Travers met her chilly demise in a black ruched swimming costume and pink floral cap, but Primrose is sure something is afoot. Elspeth hated swimming, and indeed frothy swimming hats--why was she in the water, and was her death really a tragic accident? With so much incompetence around, Primrose feels compelled to investigate, and soon uncovers secrets, betrayal and nefarious deeds--with the help of her newly acquired pets, Maurice and Bouncer, inherited from her late brother, Francis. But just when Primrose thinks she's solved the mystery, there's an incredible twist...

City of Darwin - Book - Bombshell
City of Darwin - Book - Bombshell

Bombshell

Stuart Woods 

Teddy Fay is back in Hollywood and caught in two tricky situations. First, a rising star at Centurion becomes the target of malicious gossip, and Teddy must find and neutralize the source before the situation gets out of hand - or becomes violent. At the same time, Teddy finds himself targeted by a criminal thug bearing a grudge. It's a lot of knives to juggle, even for a former-CIA-operative-turned-movie-producer accustomed to hazardous working conditions. This time Teddy will need to leverage every bit of his undercover skills and fearless daring to stay one step ahead of his foes . . . or he'll find himself one foot in the grave.

City of Darwin - Book - British Ice
City of Darwin - Book - British Ice

British Ice

Owen D Pomery

In this gripping Arctic-noir mystery, a whistleblowing diplomat grapples with the legacy of colonialism, far from the eyes of the world. Working for the British High Commission, Harrison Fleet is posted to a remote arctic island which is still, inexplicably, under British rule. As he struggles to understand why, and what interests he is protecting, Harrison learns just how much of the land and its community lies in the shadow cast by the outpost's founder. Caught between hostile locals, the British Government, and an unforgiving physical environment, he begins dragging dark secrets into the light, unaware of the tragic repercussions they will cause. And help is very, very far away. Part noir, part historical mystery, British Ice explores the consequences of colonialism and the legacy of empire.

City of Darwin - Book - The Satapur Moonstone
City of Darwin - Book - The Satapur Moonstone

The Satapur Moonstone

Sujata Massey

The delightfully clever Perveen Mistry, Bombay's first female lawyer, returns in an adventure of treacherous intrigues and suspicious deaths. India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri Mountains southeast of Bombay, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away. A curse has fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja and his teenage son are both dead. The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur's two maharanis, the dowager queen and the maharaja's widow. The royal ladies are in dispute over the education of the young crown prince, and a lawyer's council is required - but the maharanis live in purdah and do not speak to men. Just one woman can help them: Perveen Mistry. Perveen is determined to bring peace to the royal house, but when she arrives she finds that the Satapur palace is full of cold-blooded power plays and ancient vendettas. Too late, she realises she has walked into a trap. But whose? And how can she protect the royal children from the deadly curse on the palace?

City of Darwin - Book - Death Is Hard Work
City of Darwin - Book - Death Is Hard Work

Death Is Hard Work

Khalid Khalifah

Death Is Hard Work is a tale of three people embarking on an absurd quest - an unforgettable journey into a contemporary heart of darkness. At a hospital in Damascus, Syria, Abdel Latif's final wish is to be buried in the family plot near Aleppo - just a two-hour drive away. Bolbol, his youngest son, persuades his estranged brother and sister to accompany him and their father's body to the ancestral village. But Syria is a war zone, and the trials that confront the family on their journey will have enormous consequences for them all.

City of Darwin - Book - The Map From Here To There
City of Darwin - Book - The Map From Here To There

The Map From Here To There

Emery Lord 

High school senior Paige knows there is so much more to life after high school, but is it so terrible to want everything to stay the same forever?

City of Darwin - Book - The Feral Detective
City of Darwin - Book - The Feral Detective

The Feral Detective

Jonathan Lethem 

Phoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She's looking for her friend's missing daughter, Arabella, and hires Heist - a laconic loner who keeps his pet opossum in a desk drawer - to help. The unlikely pair navigate the enclaves of desert-dwelling vagabonds and find that Arabella is in serious trouble - caught in the middle of a violent standoff that only Heist, mysteriously, can end. Phoebe's trip to the desert was always going to be strange, but it was never supposed to be dangerous...

City of Darwin - Book - The Glass Hotel
City of Darwin - Book - The Glass Hotel

The Glass Hotel

Emily St. John Mandel 

Vincent is the beautiful bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass-and-cedar palace on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. New York financier Jonathan Alkaitis owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it’s the beginning of their life together. That same day, a hooded figure scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: ‘Why don’t you swallow broken glass.’ Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, Emily St John Mandel's The Glass Hotel moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of remote British Columbia, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of our pasts.

City of Darwin - Book - Find Them Dead
City of Darwin - Book - Find Them Dead

Find Them Dead

Peter James 

Roy Grace, creation of the award-winning author Peter James, unearths a powerful criminal network in Find Them Dead. A Brighton gangster is on trial for conspiracy to murder, following the death of a rival crime family boss. As the jury file into Lewes Crown Court, twelve anonymous people selected randomly from fifty, there is one person sitting in the public gallery observing them with keen interest, and secretly filming them. Later, a group of the accused's henchmen sit around a table with the full personal details of each of the twelve jurors in front of them. They need to influence two of them - a jury can convict if directed on a 10-2 majority verdict but no less. But which two? When Roy Grace is called in to investigate a murder that has links to the accused and the trial, and the suspicion that an attempt has been made to intimidate jurors, he finds the reach and power of the accused's tentacles go higher than he had ever imagined.

City of Darwin - Book - The Red, Red Snow
City of Darwin - Book - The Red, Red Snow

The Red, Red Snow

Caro Ramsay

A family man is stabbed to death at a crowded Christmas Ice Show. Murdered in plain sight. No clues, no witnesses, no known motive. A week later, two bodies are discovered at a holiday cottage in a remote highland glen: one in the kitchen; the other sprawled outside on the icy lawn. The killer would appear to have arrived and left without leaving a trace, not even a footprint in the snow. What secrets are lurking within this isolated, superstitious community? As the snow piles higher, detectives Anderson and Costello put their wits to solving a seemingly impossible crime, and gradually uncover a twisted tale of greed, obsession - and cold-blooded murder.

City of Darwin - Book - The Spill
City of Darwin - Book - The Spill

The Spill

Imbi Neeme

In 1981, a car overturns on a remote West Australian road. Nobody is hurt, but the impact is felt for decades. Nicole and Samantha Cooper both remember the summer day when their mother, Tina, lost control of their car - but not in quite the same way. It is only after Tina's death, almost four decades later, that the sisters are forced to reckon with the repercussions of the crash. Nicole, after years of sabotaging her own happiness, seems finally content but still can't get through to her sister. And Samantha is hiding something that might just tear apart the life she's worked so hard to build for herself. The Spill explores the cycles of love, loss and regret that can follow a family through the years - moments of joy, things left unsaid, and things misremembered. Above all, it is a deeply moving portrait of two sisters falling apart and finding a way to fit back together.

City of Darwin - Book - Separation Anxiety
City of Darwin - Book - Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Laura Zigman

Have you ever wondered if you love your dog better than your partner? Life hasn't gone according to Judy's plan. Her career as a children's book author has taken an embarrassing nose dive. Her teenage son Teddy treats her with a combination of mortification and indifference. Her best friend is dying. And her husband, Gary, has become a pot-addled 'snackologist' who she can't afford to divorce. On top of it all, she has a painfully ironic job writing articles for a self-help website-a poor fit for someone seemingly incapable of helping herself.

City of Darwin - Book - The Book Of Lost Friends
City of Darwin - Book - The Book Of Lost Friends

The Book Of Lost Friends

Lisa Wingate 

Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest. They head for Texas along dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a decade before. For heiresses Lavinia and Juneau Jane, the journey is one of inheritance and financial desperation, but for Hannie, torn from her mother and siblings before slavery's end, the pilgrimage westward reignites an agonizing question. Could her long-lost family still be out there? Beyond the swamps lie the seemingly limitless frontiers of Texas and, improbably, hope. Louisiana, 1987: For first-year teacher Benedetta Silva, a subsidized job at a poor rural school seems the perfect ticket to canceling her hefty student debt. Benny finds herself teaching students whose poverty-stricken lives she can scarcely comprehend. Augustine, Louisiana, is impossibly set in its ways, suspicious of new ideas and new people. Stagnant. But amid the gnarled live oaks and ancient plantation homes lies the century-old history of three young women, a long-ago journey, and a hidden book that could change everything. A heart-wrenching novel inspired by little-known historical events, based on actual Lost Friends advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones, lost to them when their families were sold off.

City of Darwin - Book - Close Up
City of Darwin - Book - Close Up

Close Up

Amanda Quick

Welcome to Burning Cove, California where 1930s Hollywood glamour conceals a ruthless killer... Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include headshots for aspiring celebrities or nightly calls to take snaps of grisly murders... When she's called to take photos of a famous actress, the latest victim of the 'Dagger Killer', Vivian notices eerie similarities to previous crime scenes. Details that only a photographer would have noticed. Details that put Vivian right at the top of the killer's target list. Nick Sundridge has always been able to 'see' things that others don't. His talent, along with his dark past, makes him a recluse, but a brilliant investigator. When Nick is sent to protect Vivian, together they discover that the Dagger Killer has ties to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood royalty and high society. It's a cut-throat world of allure and deception that Vivian and Nick must traverse in order to uncover the killer who willl stop at nothing to add them to their gallery of murders...

City of Darwin - Book - Broken Cords
City of Darwin - Book - Broken Cords

Broken Cords

Carrie Elks

Lara Cartwright thinks she has it all. Married to a sexy rock star, with a new baby and a burgeoning career, she should be happy, shouldn't she? But life isn't a fairy tale and Lara's perfect world is slowly falling apart. Alex Cartwright is talented, tattooed and passionate. A family man, he adores his wife and baby, but can't shake off his need for success. When his band is offered a lucrative tour of the US, the distance growing between him and Lara isn't only measured in miles. As their baby falls seriously ill, Lara finds herself wondering if Alex really cares for them at all.

 

City of Darwin - Book - The Minute I Saw You
City of Darwin - Book - The Minute I Saw You

The Minute I Saw You

Paige Toon

Some people believe that it's possible to fall in love simply by gazing into another person's eyes, but Hannah, who spends her working life staring into the eyes of strangers, has never felt anything out of the ordinary for any of her clients. Then she meets Sonny, and a spark ignites between them that's hard to ignore and impossible to forget. Weeks later, they cross paths again, but Sonny's whole demeanour has changed. Gone is the sexy, laidback, confident man that Hannah was so attracted to, and in his place is someone who can barely make eye contact at all. It soon transpires that Sonny is at a crossroads. He's committed to making serious life changes, but these changes can't and won't include romance. Hannah, who is only temporarily housesitting her uncle's cottage, has her own reasons for wanting to keep their budding friendship platonic. But as summer hots up and the chemistry between them sizzles, Hannah and Sonny discover that there's more to each of them than meets the eye...

City of Darwin - Book - The Daughter She Lost
City of Darwin - Book - The Daughter She Lost

The Daughter She Lost

Lauren Westwood

Amanda always knew that she was adopted and that her birth mother Angie passed away, but she is shocked when she inherits the house where Angie lived in Avalon Springs. Amanda was always told there was no one she could ask about Angie, but finally she has a chance to find out about the family she lost...When Amanda arrives at the stark white house with her children, she begins to feel uneasy. There are religious quotes etched into the walls of the hallway and a jewelry box full of letters hidden in her mother's room. She tries talking to Linda and Frances, the women she meets in town, but they are guarded not just about Angie, but about the identity of Amanda's father.Because Linda and Frances know secrets about Amanda's family that could have devastating consequences. And as Amanda digs further into the past, it's not just her own happiness at stake but that of her teenage daughter. Soon Amanda will have to decide: will she risk losing everything to find out the truth?

City of Darwin - Book - How We Disappeared
City of Darwin - Book - How We Disappeared

How We Disappeared

Jing-Jing Lee

Singapore, 1942. As Japanese troops sweep down Malaysia and into Singapore, a village is ransacked. Only three survivors remain, one of them a tiny child. In a neighbouring village, seventeen-year-old Wang Di is bundled into the back of a troop carrier and shipped off to a Japanese military rape camp. In the year 2000, her mind is still haunted by her experiences there, but she has long been silent about her memories of that time. It takes twelve-year-old Kevin, and the mumbled confession he overhears from his ailing grandmother, to set in motion a journey into the unknown to discover the truth.

City of Darwin - Book - Meg & Jo
City of Darwin - Book - Meg & Jo

Meg & Jo

Virginia Kantra

From New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra comes a heartwarming modern novel inspired by the timeless classic Little Women. The March sisters--reliable Meg, independent Jo, stylish Amy and shy Beth--have grown up to pursue their separate dreams. When Jo followed her ambitions to New York City, she never thought her career in journalism would come crashing down, leaving her struggling to stay afloat in a gig economy as a prep cook-slash-secret food blogger. Meg appears to have the life she always planned--the handsome husband, the adorable toddlers, the house in a charming subdivision. But sometimes getting everything you ever wanted isn't all it's cracked up to be... When their mother's illness forces the sisters home to North Carolina for the holidays, they'll rediscover what really matters. One thing's for sure--they'll need the strength of family and the power of sisterhood to remake their lives and reimagine their dreams

City of Darwin - Book - Remain Silent
City of Darwin - Book - Remain Silent

Remain Silent

Susie Steiner 

The dead cannot speak. But they still have a story to tell. The body of a young man is found hanging from a tree in Cambridgeshire, a note attached saying ‘The dead cannot speak’. It’s impossible to say whether it was murder or suicide – was he silenced, or driven to end his own life? And either way, who is responsible? DI Manon Bradshaw is assigned to investigate, but with anti-immigrant sentiment in the area reaching boiling point it becomes increasingly difficult for her to untangle what happened to Lukas Balsys. Are other migrant workers in danger, and will solving the puzzle of Lukas’ death help to save them?

City of Darwin - Book - Never Have I Ever
City of Darwin - Book - Never Have I Ever

Never Have I Ever

Joshilyn Jackson

Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it--teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest joy is her family: her devoted professor husband, her spirited fifteen-year-old stepdaughter, her adorable infant son. And, of course, the steadfast and supportive Charlotte. But Amy's sweet, uncomplicated life begins to unravel when the mysterious and alluring Angelica Roux arrives on her doorstep one book club night. Sultry and magnetic, Roux beguiles the group with her feral charm. She keeps the wine flowing and lures them into a game of spilling secrets. Everyone thinks it's naughty, harmless fun. Only Amy knows better. Something wicked has come her way--a she-devil in a pricey red sports car who seems to know the terrible truth about who she is and what she once did. When they're alone, Roux tells her that if she doesn't give her what she asks for, what she deserves, she's going to make Amy pay for her sins. One way or another. To protect herself and her family and save the life she's built, Amy must beat the devil at her own clever game, matching wits with Roux in an escalating war of hidden pasts and unearthed secrets. Amy knows the consequences if she can't beat Roux. What terrifies her is everything she could lose if she wins.

City of Darwin - Book - The Last Trial
City of Darwin - Book - The Last Trial

The Last Trial

Scott Turow

Already eighty-five years old, and in precarious health, Sandy Stern has been persuaded to defend an old friend, Kiril Pafko. A former Nobel Prize-winner in Medicine, Pafko, shockingly, has been charged in a federal racketeering indictment with fraud, insider trading and murder. As the trial progresses, Stern will question everything he thought he knew about his friend. Despite Pafko's many failings, is he innocent of the terrible charges laid against him? How far will Stern go to save his friend, and, no matter the trial's outcome, will he ever know the truth? Stern's duty to defend his client and his belief in the power of the judicial system both face a final, terrible test in the courtroom, where the evidence and reality are sometimes worlds apart. Full of the deep insights into the spaces where the fragility of human nature and the justice system collide, Scott Turow's The Last Trial is a masterful legal thriller that unfolds in page-turning suspense and questions how we measure a life.

City of Darwin - Book - Hell Ship
City of Darwin - Book - Hell Ship

Hell Ship

Michael Veitch

For more than a century and a half, a grim tale has passed down through Michael Veitch's family: the story of the Ticonderoga, a clipper ship that sailed from Liverpool in August 1852, crammed with poor but hopeful emigrants - mostly Scottish victims of the Clearances and the potato famine. A better life, they believed, awaited them in Australia. Three months later, a ghost ship crept into Port Phillip Bay flying the dreaded yellow flag of contagion. On her horrific three-month voyage, deadly typhus had erupted, killing a quarter of Ticonderoga's passengers and leaving many more desperately ill. Sharks, it was said, had followed her passage as the victims were buried at sea. Panic struck Melbourne. Forbidden to dock at the gold-boom town, the ship was directed to a lonely beach on the far tip of the Mornington Peninsula, a place now called Ticonderoga Bay. James William Henry Veitch was the ship's assistant surgeon, on his first appointment at sea. Among the volunteers who helped him tend to the sick and dying was a young woman from the Isle of Mull, Annie Morrison. What happened between them on that terrible voyage is a testament to human resilience, and to love. Michael Veitch is their great-great-grandson, and Hell Ship is his brilliantly researched narrative of one of the biggest stories of its day, now all but forgotten. Broader than his own family's story, it brings to life the hardships and horrors endured by those who came by sea to seek a new life in Australia.

 

City of Darwin - Book - Are We Asian Yet?
City of Darwin - Book - Are We Asian Yet?

Are We Asian Yet?

David Walker, Sarah Teo, Linda Jaivin, George Megalogenis & Jonathan Pearlman

The fifth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia's struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances its historic ties to the West with its geography. Are We Asian Yet? explores Australia's changing population, outlook and identity as it adjusts to the Asian Century. David Walker examines Australia's fears, hopes and anxieties about its place and future in Asia. Linda Jaivin analyses art, politics and propaganda in the cultural dance between Australia and China. George Megalogenis discusses how Australia's ousting of PMs affects the nation's reputation in Asia.Sarah Teo explores Asian perceptions of Australia and asks whether it can truly be part of the region.Sam Roggeveen proposes that Australia should foster a larger Indonesian diaspora.

 

City of Darwin - Book - The Mist
City of Darwin - Book - The Mist

The Mist

Ragnar Jonasson

The dead of winter. A blizzard sweeps across Iceland. Erla and Einar sit alone in a remote farmhouse, waiting for the storm to hit. Darkness has fallen when there's an unexpected knock at the door. A stranger is waiting, desperate for shelter. They take him in - and that's where their problems begin. Because this man is not who he says he is. His story doesn't add up. And, when the power cuts out, and the couple retreat to bed, they can hear the sound of footsteps creaking outside their door... Two months later, Detective Hulda Hermannsdóttir - turning to work after a family tragedy - gets a call. There's been an incident at an isolated farmhouse. They say there's more than one body...

City of Darwin - Book - Firing Point
City of Darwin - Book - Firing Point

Firing Point

Mike Maden

Finally taking a well-earned break, Jack Ryan Jr is taken by surprise when he runs into old flame Renee Moore in a scenic Barcelona café. Curiously, Renee is not so pleased to see him. Distracted, she says she's waiting for someone and can't talk. She promises to call him later, and sends him out onto the street. Which is when the bomb goes off. There's nothing he can do to save Renee. But as he cradles her, she utters one last word with her final breath: Sammler. Who, or what, does she mean? What trouble has Renee got herself into? When every thread Jack pulls threatens to make the situation ever more dangerous, he realises he's stumbled into an international conspiracy that might be more than even he can handle. Because Renee isn't the first to die. And she won't be the last . . .

City of Darwin - Book - Knot Magic
City of Darwin - Book - Knot Magic

Knot Magic

Sarah Bartlett

Harness the secret power of enchanted knots. With a length of string, ribbon, cord, or anything that can be knotted, you can quickly make magic work for you, whether to enchant new love into your life, change your fortune, or manifest your dreams. Explore spells such as: untying the knot for letting go, friendship braid, Gordian knot, abundant lifestyle charm, universal truth spell, talisman for protection, goal charm, dream vocation spell. This unique collection includes all-powerful witches' ladders, where additional talismans are woven in with the knots to reinforce the desired outcome, and "unknotting" charms, which banish all forms of negativity. Plus a "magical knot directory" provides the tools for making effective magic happen.

City of Darwin - Book - The Prisoner's Wife
City of Darwin - Book - The Prisoner's Wife

The Prisoner's Wife

Maggie Brookes

Inspired by a true story, a daring deception plunges a courageous and desperate young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. Czechoslovakia, 1944. In the dead of night a farm girl and a British soldier creep through abandoned villages. Izabela and prisoner-of-war Bill have secretly married, and are on the run, searching for Izabela's brother and father, who are fighting the Nazis. The husband and wife have evaded capture in the countryside for a week, but when their luck runs out, they are delivered into the hands of the occupying enemy. But they have prepared for this moment, disguising Izabela as a man. The pair are transported to a POW camp and faced with living conditions far worse than those experienced by any animal on Izabela's farm. They will need the help of their fellow POWs to maintain their deception, and the gravity of the situation becomes chillingly apparent; if they are discovered, Izabela will have put not just herself and Bill in great danger, but also all the men around them. The Prisoner's Wife tells of an incredible risk, and how our deepest bonds are tested in desperate times. Bill and Izabela's is a story of love and survival, against the darkest odds.

City of Darwin - Book - A Good Marriage
City of Darwin - Book - A Good Marriage

A Good Marriage

Kimberly McCreight 

When Amanda, the gorgeous wife of start-up millionaire Zach Grayson, is discovered dead at the bottom of the stairs in her stately Brooklyn brownstone, her husband is immediately fingered as the primary suspect. Zach calls Lizzie, his law school classmate, hoping their shared history will convince her to come to his aid. A former U.S. Attorney with no violent crime experience, Lizzie reluctantly agrees to represent him, though the two haven't seen each other in years. As she works to exonerate Zach, Lizzie is drawn into the privilege, passion, and excess churning beneath Park Slope, Brooklyn's idyllic, virtuous streets. It's a world that's completely foreign to Lizzie, but, if she's honest, also unexpectedly intriguing - particularly in light of the increasingly steep cost of keeping her own troubled marriage afloat. Zach's case proves less clear cut than Lizzie anticipated, though - especially after revelations surface about the racy party he and Amanda attended the night before she died. As Lizzie unwinds the truth about that night, she learns that Amanda was hiding far more than the cold reality of her distant marriage, and that other couples in the neighborhood harbor dark secrets of their own. In the end, Lizzie must confront not only her own marriage, but what it means to have a good marriage in the first place, and the dangerous compromises some couples make - and the secrets they keep - in order to stay together.

City of Darwin - Book - The Lion's Prey
City of Darwin - Book - The Lion's Prey

The Lion's Prey

Karly Lane 

Revenge had been Donovan Van Boudin's constant companion for most of his life and not something lightly given up. He now ruled his grandfather's kingdom and should have been able to put his revenge to rest, but a new threat had come along in the form of Burk, the King of Pairyon. He'd Sentence Van to death, only for Van to narrowly escape, but the memory of his near miss still burned inside him and he had a plan to even the score. Brica should be mourning the loss of her husband, recently killed in battle. A man she married for duty. She was the eldest child of Pairyon, and now, the Queen of her own Kingdom, but a war was coming and once again she would be asked to sacrifice herself in the name of duty? but could she turn her back on the call of her heart this time? Their world was changing and nobody was safe from the danger that stalked them.

City of Darwin - Book - Phobia
City of Darwin - Book - Phobia

Phobia

Dean Crawford

Have you ever been scared to death? Detective Sergeant Honor McVey is returning to work after six months stress-leave from the City of London Police. A bizarre suicide is her first new case, but it's not long before she realises that the death is anything but a suicide. Thrown headlong into a terrifying game of cat and mouse with a killer who seems able to move without detection, Honor finds herself chasing a murderer like no other - one who kills his victims by exposing them to their greatest fears. As the body count begins to climb, Honor finds herself exposed to her own terrors, as one by one the killer hunts down anybody who tries to identify them. And then they up the stakes again. Now, you're not just going to die from your greatest phobia - the rest of the world is going to watch too...

City of Darwin - Book - An Alice Girl
City of Darwin - Book - An Alice Girl

An Alice Girl

Tanya Heaslip

Whether working the mobs of cattle with the stockmen, playing cattleduffing on horseback or singing and doing lessons at their School of the Air desks, Tanya Heaslip and her siblings led a childhood unimaginable to many Australians. Growing up on a vast and isolated cattle property just north of Alice Springs, Tanya tells of wild rides, of making far-flung friends over the Air, of the dangers, the fun and the back-breaking work. As the eldest child, her added responsibility was to look after the littler ones, so she was by their sides dealing with snakes, the threat of bushfires and broken bones. Tanya's parents, Janice and Grant 'the Boss' Heaslip, were pioneers. They developed Bond Springs Station where water was scarce, where power was dependent on generators and where a trip to town for supplies meant a full day's journey. Grant was determined to teach his children how to survive in this severe environment and his lessons were often harsh. In a childhood that most would consider very tough, Tanya tells of this precious time with raw honesty, humour, love and kindness. This is the story of an Alice girl.

City of Darwin - Book - The Queen's Secret
City of Darwin - Book - The Queen's Secret

The Queen's Secret

Karen Harper 

1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the "Most Dangerous Woman in Europe." For behind that soft voice and kindly demeanor is a will of steel. Two years earlier, George was thrust onto the throne when his brother Edward abdicated, determined to marry his divorced, American mistress Mrs. Simpson. Vowing to do whatever it takes to make her husband's reign a success, Elizabeth endears herself to the British people, and prevents the former king and his brazen bride from ever again setting foot in Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth holds many powerful cards, she's also hiding damaging secrets about her past and her provenance that could prove to be her undoing.

City of Darwin - Book - Conjure Women
City of Darwin - Book - Conjure Women

Conjure Women

Afia Atakora

You're free to decide your future. But how do you escape the ghosts of the past? The pale-skinned, black-eyed baby is a bad omen. That's one thing the people on the old plantation are sure of. The other is that Miss Rue - midwife, healer, crafter of curses - will know what to do. But for once Rue doesn't know. Times have changed since her mother Miss May Belle held the power to influence the life and death of her fellow slaves. Freedom has come. The master's Big House lies in ruins. But this new world brings new dangers, and Rue's old magic may be no match for them.When sickness sweeps across her tight-knit community, Rue finds herself the focus of suspicion. What secrets does she keep amidst the charred remains of the Big House? Which spells has she conjured to threaten their children? And why is she so wary of the charismatic preacher man who promises to save them all? Rue understands fear. It has shaped her life and her mother's before her. And now she knows she must face her fears - and her ghosts - to find a new way forward for herself and her people. Conjure Women is a story of the lengths we'll go to save the ones we love, from a stunning new voice in fiction.

City of Darwin - Book - Borrowed Time
City of Darwin - Book - Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

David John Mark

A badly mutilated body has been discovered in a remote woodland pond on the Essex borders - a location known to be the haunt of the ruthless crime gang that ruled London in the 70s. When one of the victim's hands is found nearby, forensic tests reveal a number scrawled on the palm. It is quickly identified as the National Insurance number of struggling family man Adam Nunn. As Adam is arrested in connection with the murder, it emerges that the dead man was a private investigator he had hired to find out the identity of his birth parents. Just what did Larry Paris discover that got him killed? As Adam seeks the truth surrounding his origins and promises justice for the mother he never knew, he is drawn into a lurid criminal world of violence and violation, reprisal and merciless death. Torn between the man he wants to be and the man he fears becoming, Adam's investigations will lead him ever deeper into darkness.

City of Darwin - Book - The Last Human
City of Darwin - Book - The Last Human

The Last Human

Zack Jordan

Most days, Sarya doesn't feel like the most terrifying creature in the galaxy. Most days, she's got other things on her mind. Like hiding her identity among the hundreds of alien species roaming the corridors of Watertower Station. Or making sure her adoptive mother doesn't casually eviscerate one of their neighbors. Again. And most days, she can almost accept that she'll never know the truth--that she'll never know why humanity was deemed too dangerous to exist. Or whether she really is--impossibly--the lone survivor of a species destroyed a millennium ago. That is, until an encounter with a bounty hunter and a miles-long kinetic projectile leaves her life and her perspective shattered. Thrown into the universe at the helm of a stolen ship--with the dubious assistance of a rebellious spacesuit, an android death enthusiast on his sixtieth lifetime, and a ball of fluff with an IQ in the thousands--Sarya begins to uncover an impossible truth. What if humanity's death and her own existence are simply two moves in a demented cosmic game, one played out by vast alien intellects? Stranger still, what if these mad gods are offering Sarya a seat at their table--and a second chance for humanity?

City of Darwin - Book - Sorry For Your Trouble
City of Darwin - Book - Sorry For Your Trouble

Sorry For Your Trouble

Richard Ford 

A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New Orleans as the St Patrick's Day parade goes by. A divorced suburban dad helps his daughter pick out a card for her friend who's moving away. A group of friends in late middle age, all once promising, reunite for dinner when one of their number loses her husband, but the gathering splinters when bitter revelations about their shared past emerge. Two teenage boys sit in a drive-in, the air thick with the scent of gin and popcorn and longing.A visionary collection of luminous landscapes, of great moments in small lives, of the people we carry with us long after they are gone, Sorry for Your Trouble takes disappointment, ageing, grief, love and marriage and silhouettes them against the heady backdrop of Irish America in the past and present. Earthily humane and profoundly wise, the collection reconfirms its author as the master of contemporary American fiction.

City of Darwin - Book - The Language Of Houseplants
City of Darwin - Book - The Language Of Houseplants

The Language Of Houseplants

Cheralyn Darcey

Find the perfect plant to share your life with. Every plant has a meaning, energy and qualities that will enhance your life and the spaces you live and work within. This guide features 44 popular houseplants, each beautifully illustrated with vintage artworks and an in-depth explanation and exploration of the characteristics, meanings and qualities that can help you create an indoor haven of healing, calm, balance and love for all those who live and work within it. Included are indoor gardening care guides and helpful tips, resource lists of plants for each month, meanings, gift guide and uses as well as ways for you to discover the language of any plant to ensure happy and healthy plants and help you grow a thriving bond between you and your plants.

City of Darwin - Book - Finding Clara
City of Darwin - Book - Finding Clara

Finding Clara

Anika Scott 

1946. Essen, Germany: Clara. Once a wartime icon and heiress to the Falkenberg iron works; now on the run from the Allied authorities, accused of complicity in her father's war crimes... Jakob. A charming black marketeer, badly wounded in the war but determined to help what's left of his family survive the peace... Willy. A teenage boy diligently guarding a mine full of Wehrmacht supplies, his only friend a canary named Gertrud. Convinced the war isn’t over, he refuses to surrender his post.When Clara returns to her hometown expecting to find her best friend, she finds everything she once knew in ruins. But in war-ravaged Germany, it’s not just the buildings that are scarred: everyone is changed, everyone lives in the wreckage of their own past. To survive, Clara must hide who she is. But to live, she must face up to the truth of what she’s done.

City of Darwin - Book - Deadliest Enemy
City of Darwin - Book - Deadliest Enemy

Deadliest Enemy

Michael T Osterholm & Mark Olshaker

Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effects but are limited to individuals and their families, infectious disease has the terrifying power to disrupt everyday life on a global scale, overwhelming public and private resources and bringing trade and transportation to a grinding halt. In today's world, it's easier than ever to move people, animals, and materials around the planet, but the same advances that make modern infrastructure so efficient have made epidemics and even pandemics nearly inevitable. And as outbreaks of COVID-19, Ebola, MERS, and Zika have demonstrated, we are woefully under-prepared to deal with the fallout. So what can - and must - we do in order to protect ourselves from mankind's deadliest enemy?

City of Darwin - Book - One Bright Moon
City of Darwin - Book - One Bright Moon

One Bright Moon

Andrew Kwong

Andrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his fervour as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to the Party and its Chairman he would be saved. That's what his teacher told him.Months later, it was his own father on trial. This time the sentence was banishment to a re-education camp, not death. It left the family tainted, despised, and with few means of survival during the terrible years of persecution and famine known as the Great Leap Forward. Even after his father returned, things remained desperate. Escape seemed the only solution, and it would be twelve-year-old Andrew who undertook the perilous journey first.This is the poignant, resonant story of a young boy's awakening - to survival, education, fulfilment, and eventually to a new life of freedom.

City of Darwin - Book - The Bermondsey Bookshop
City of Darwin - Book - The Bermondsey Bookshop

The Bermondsey Bookshop

Mary Gibson

Bermondsey, 1920s. After her mother's death Kate is taken in by her father's sister, the quick-tempered Aunt Sylvie. Already struggling to feed children of her own, Aunt Sylvie treats Kate like an unwanted burden. Although Kate's father disappeared when she was a child, she still harbours hope that he will one day reappear and release her from this miserable existence. If only she knew why he left and what really happened to her mother... One day, after a terrible argument, eighteen-year-old Kate is thrown out. Desperate to land on her own two feet she answers an advert for a cleaner at The Bermondsey Bookshop and Reading Room. Little does she know that her life is about to be changed forever... In this cosy shop in Bermondsey Street, owned by a wealthy, idealistic young woman, Kate's eyes are opened to a whole new world. The bookshop is a vibrant meeting place for the local factory workers and dockers and the free reading room a place where they can read in peace and attend lectures by the famous literary lights of the day. Here Kate rubs shoulders with Johnny 'Rasher' Bacon, the docker who goes to read Marx, and Martin Cliffe, the handsome, upperclass student who comes to hear H.G. Wells speak. But when Kate recognises a stranger from her past, can she be sure that he is all that he seems? And will she be true to her roots and pick the fiery young Docker 'Rasher' Bacon? Or can the handsome young scholar Martin Cliffe persuade Kate that love can bridge the gulf between their two worlds?

City of Darwin - Book - The Other Bennet Sister
City of Darwin - Book - The Other Bennet Sister

The Other Bennet Sister

Janice Hadlow

What if Mary Bennet’s life took a different path from that laid out for her in Pride and Prejudice? What if the frustrated intellectual of the Bennet family, the marginalized middle daughter, the plain girl who takes refuge in her books, eventually found the fulfillment enjoyed by her prettier, more confident sisters? This is the plot of The Other Bennet Sister, a debut novel with exactly the affection and authority to satisfy Austen fans. Ultimately, Mary’s journey is like that taken by every Austen heroine. She learns that she can only expect joy when she has accepted who she really is. She must throw off the false expectations and wrong ideas that have combined to obscure her true nature and prevented her from what makes her happy. Only when she undergoes this evolution does she have a chance at finding fulfillment; only then does she have the clarity to recognize her partner when he presents himself - and only at that moment is she genuinely worthy of love.Mary’s destiny diverges from that of her sisters. It does not involve broad acres or landed gentry. But it does include a man; and, as in all Austen novels, Mary must decide whether he is the truly the one for her.

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School Holiday Program

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Tue 14 July
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Wed 15 July
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Thu 16 July
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Mon 20 July
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Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT
Tue 21 July
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Wed 22 July
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Wed 22 July
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Casuarina NT
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Casuarina NT
Mon 27 July
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Civic Centre, Harry Chan Ave
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Mon 27 July
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Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT
Tue 28 July
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Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT
Tue 28 July
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Darwin City Library
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Darwin NT
Wed 29 July
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Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
Wed 29 July
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Karama Library
Karama Shopping Centre, Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT
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Nightcliff Library
Pavonia Place
Nightcliff NT
Thu 30 July
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LEGO Club - Casuarina Library

Casuarina Library
17 Bradshaw Terrace
Casuarina NT
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Our libraries

Casuarina Library

17 Bradshaw Terrace, Casuarina

8930 0200

casuarinalibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9am - 5.45pm
Wednesday 9am - 7.30pm
Saturday 9am - 12noon
Sunday 1pm-4pm

Not open during public holidays. Opening hours may differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Casuarina Library

Darwin City Library

Civic Centre, Harry Chan Avenue

8930 0230

citylibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday  9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 12noon
Sunday CLOSED

Not open during public holidays. Opening hours may differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

City Library Darwin

Karama Library

Karama Shopping Centre, Karama

8930 0250

karamalibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 12noon
Sunday CLOSED

Not open during public holidays. Opening hours may differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Karama Library

Nightcliff Library

Pavonia Place, Nightcliff

8930 0480

nightclifflibrary@darwin.nt.gov.au

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 12noon
Sunday CLOSED

Not open during public holidays. Opening hours may differ over Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Nightcliff Library

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