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City of Darwin - Book - 30 Day Kick Start Plan
City of Darwin - Book - 30 Day Kick Start Plan

30 Day Kick Start Plan

Joe Wicks

Lacking motivation? Know what you should do, but don't know where to start? Want to cook better, healthier food? This 30-day plan from the nation's favourite PE teacher will help you create new habits, keep on track and feel brilliant inside and out.

City of Darwin - Book - A Blight of Blackwings
City of Darwin - Book - A Blight of Blackwings

A Blight of Blackwings

Kevin Hearne

Daryck pursues vengeance against the giants, while Hanima leads a movement to keep magic in the hands of the people and captain Koesha navigates dangerous waters to find her lost sister.

City of Darwin - Book - A Circle of Dead Girls
City of Darwin - Book - A Circle of Dead Girls

A Circle of Dead Girls

Eleanor Kuhns

The circus has arrived in Durham, Maine. Before weaver Will Rees is able to take in its spectacle, he spots Magistrate Hanson - the man he blames for his family's having to flee Dugard two years earlier. On his journey home he encounters Shaker brothers searching for a girl from their Zion community. Despite women not being allowed inside the circus, Leah had snuck out to visit it. They quickly come across her lifeless body beaten and thrown into a farmer's field on the road leading to the circus. Bored of his household chores, Rees begins investigating at the expense of his home life. He becomes entranced by the lives of the circus performers, including the charismatic horse rider and tightrope walker. Is his longing for his old journeyman's life causing him to take his eye off the case, and can he stay out of Hanson's way and keep his family safe?

City of Darwin - Book - A Year at the Chateau
City of Darwin - Book - A Year at the Chateau

A Year at the Chateau

Dick & Anget Strawbridge

Throwing caution to the wind, Dick and Angel swapped their two-bedroom flat in East London for an abandoned and derelict castle in the heart of the Loire valley and embarked on the adventure of a lifetime with their two young children Arthur and Dorothy. Sharing their full journey for the first time, A Year at the Chateau follows Dick and Angel from when they first moved to France in the depths of winter and found bedrooms infested with flies, turrets inhabited by bats, the wind rattling through cracked windows, and just one working toilet, which flushed into the moat, through to the monumental efforts that went into readying the chateau for their unforgettable wedding and their incredibly special first Christmas.

City of Darwin - Book - Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old
City of Darwin - Book - Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old

Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old

Andrew Steele

Ageing - not cancer, not heart disease - is the world's leading cause of death and suffering. We accept as inevitable that as we get older our bodies and minds begin to deteriorate, and we are increasingly likely to be struck by dementia or disease. Ageing is so deeply ingrained in human experience that we never think to ask: is it necessary? Biologists, on the other hand, have been investigating that question for years. Ageless introduces us to the cutting-edge research that is paving the way for a revolution in medicine.

City of Darwin - Book - Atomic Love
City of Darwin - Book - Atomic Love

Atomic Love

Jennie Fields

Chicago, 1950. Rosalind Porter has always defied expectations--in her work as a physicist on the Manhattan Project and in her passionate love affair with colleague Thomas Weaver. Five years after the end of both, her guilt over the bomb and her heartbreak over Weaver are intertwined. She desperately misses her work in the lab, yet has almost resigned herself to a more conventional life. Then Weaver gets back in touch--and so does the FBI.

City of Darwin - Book - Bake & Enjoy
City of Darwin - Book - Bake & Enjoy

Bake & Enjoy

Rachel Gray

Remember those tantalising aromas from Grandma's kitchen? The warm, sweet smells of freshly baked muffins, cakes, scones? Classic baking recipes don't require fancy ingredients, specialised equipment, exorbitant amounts of time or extraordinary baking skills, yet they never fail to impress. Rachel Gray has compiled a mouth-watering collection of classics for the modern family who are big on taste and short on time.

City of Darwin - Book - Be Resilient and Thrive
City of Darwin - Book - Be Resilient and Thrive

Be Resilient and Thrive

Patrick Lindsay

It's only natural to occasionally stagger under the weight of crisis and upheaval -- both personal and global. This book is about getting back up on the other side. Buidling resilience isn't about simply moving on; it's about distilling strategies for the future from the things that have hurt us. Armed with years of research (and hard-won life experience), Patrick Lindsay has identified four keys to resilience: a sound mind, a sound body, a sound spirit and an action plan.

City of Darwin - Book - Beware of Dogs
City of Darwin - Book - Beware of Dogs

Beware of Dogs

Elizabeth Flann

Not much daylight left now. So begins the field diary of Alix Verhoeven, whose impulsive acceptance of an offer to spend Easter on a remote island has turned into a terrifying ordeal. Hiding in a tiny cave, she carefully rations out her meagre supplies, while desperately trying to figure out how to escape the men hunting her.

City of Darwin - Book - Black Summer
City of Darwin - Book - Black Summer

Black Summer

Edited by Michael Rowland

The bushfires that burnt across Australia from June 2019 to February 2020 were unprecedented. By the time the rains came, they had devoured more than 18 million hectares of bush and farm land, destroyed nearly 3000 homes, claimed the lives of 33 people, killed about a billion animals and driven more to the brink of extinction. The heartbreak, pain, loss and uncertainty were felt far and wide. These were fires that burnt in every state and affected all Australians, directly or indirectly. But out of the tragedies, the fear, the lost homes, the burnt forests, the bleak holidays, the unrelenting smoke have come stories of courage and community. ABC journalists on the ground during the crises brought many of these stories into homes across the nation.

City of Darwin - Book - Bright Young Dead
City of Darwin - Book - Bright Young Dead

Bright Young Dead

Jessica Fellowes

Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home. The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon, chaperone to the Mitford girls and a former criminal herself, believes Dulcie to be innocent, and sets out to clear the girl's name ... all while the real killer may only be steps away.

City of Darwin - Book - Concrete Rose
City of Darwin - Book - Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose

Angie Thomas

With his King Lord dad in prison and his mom working two jobs, seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter helps the only way he knows how: slinging drugs. Life's not perfect, but he's got everything under control. Until he finds out he's a father... Suddenly it's not so easy to deal drugs and finish school with a baby dependent on him for everything. So when he's offered the chance to go straight, he takes it. But when King Lord blood runs through your veins, you don't get to just walk away.

City of Darwin - Book - Cut and Run
City of Darwin - Book - Cut and Run

Cut and Run

Allison Brennan

Three years ago, authorities assumed that the Albright family fled the country to avoid prosecution for embezzlement. But when their remains are discovered after a recent storm, the FBI is called in to investigate -- and find the youngest child, whose body wasn't found with the others. If the child is dead, why wasn't his body found with his family? If he's alive, where has he been for the last three years?

City of Darwin - Book - Detox Diet Vol. 2
City of Darwin - Book - Detox Diet Vol. 2

Detox Diet Vol. 2

The Australian Women's Weekly

Detoxing is about rebooting our metabolism and ridding the body of toxins through diet and approach to living. With our fibre-packed, plant-forward recipes, you can assist your body in dealing with issues such as stress and sleep, and improve your overall heath. In our second Detox volume, we give you the knowledge and variety of techniques to implement a successful detox to achieve positive sustainable lifestyle change.

City of Darwin - Book - El Jefe
City of Darwin - Book - El Jefe

El Jefe

Alan Feuer

As portrayed in the hit Netflix series Narcos, Guzman was the most legendary and notorious of the deadly Mexican cartel leaders. As leader of the deadly Sinaloa drug cartel, he was one of the most dangerous men in the world. His nickname El Chapo translates as 'shorty', but there was no question about his power as El Jefe, 'The Boss'. His fearless climb to power, his brutality, his charm, his taste for luxury, his penchant for disguise, his multiple dramatic prison escapes, his unlikely encounters with Sean Penn-all of these burnished the image of the world's most famous outlaw.

City of Darwin - Book - Five Total Strangers
City of Darwin - Book - Five Total Strangers

Five Total Strangers

Natalie D Richards

Stuck at the Philadelphia airport by an incoming blizzard results, Mira hitches a ride to Pittsburgh with a group of college kids who were on her initial flight. As the trip begins she discovers that her fellow travelers aren't friends like she thought. They're strangers-- and every one of them seems to be hiding something dangerous. The roads go from slippery to terrifying. People's belongings disappear. Someone in the car is lying-- and may be sabotaging the trip. If Mira wants to make it home alive, she needs to uncover the truth about these total strangers.

City of Darwin - Book - Gillard's Sting
City of Darwin - Book - Gillard's Sting

Gillard's Sting

Margaret Duffy

Patrick Gillard is drawn out of retirement when his former NCA boss, Commander Michael Greenway, appears on his doorstep. John Brinkley, a newly retired commander of the Metropolitan Police, has gone missing, and Greenway wants Patrick to find him. Brinkley is wanted in connection with corruption in the Met, but Patrick is convinced that there's more to his disappearance than meets the eye. Why is Brinkley's old boss, Assistant Commissioner Luke Wallingford, so keen on his arrest, and what does Brinkley know that has the Met, MI5 and dangerous mobsters all on his tail?

City of Darwin - Book - Heiress on Fire
City of Darwin - Book - Heiress on Fire

Heiress on Fire

Kellie McCourt

The marriage of Aussie billion-heiress Indigo-Daisy-Violet-Amber Hasluck-Royce-Jones-Bombberg to conscientious reconstructive surgeon Dr Richard Bombberg has come to a spectacular end. In the middle of a cocktail party, Indigo set him and a mysterious redhead on fire. And then blew them and her penthouse up. All terrible accidents. When detectives discover explosive device remains in the charred penthouse, they're gunning for Indigo. Unless she can remain upright, stuff her dignity into her Chanel clutch and uncover the mystery redhead's identity, she's going to jail.

City of Darwin - Book - Hermit
City of Darwin - Book - Hermit

Hermit

SR White

After the puzzling death of a shopkeeper in rural Australia, troubled detective Dana Russo has just 12 hours to interrogate the prime suspect - a silent, inscrutable man found at the scene of the crime, who simply vanished 15 years earlier. Where has he been? And just how dangerous is he? Without conclusive evidence linking him to the killing, Dana must race against time to persuade him to speak. But over a series of increasingly intense interviews, Dana is forced to confront her own past if she wants him to reveal the shocking truth.

City of Darwin - Book - How to Live to 100
City of Darwin - Book - How to Live to 100

How to Live to 100

Ariane Sherine & David Conrad

If you're reading this, you probably want to live to a hundred. And why wouldn't you want to live a super-long life, if you could remain in good health? You'd get to meet your great-grandkids, try out space travel and the teleporter, and gross out all your descendants by having noisy old-person sex. Comedian Ariane Sherine has always been determined to live into her hundreds, but never knew how. With so much conflicting and confusing health information out there, she didn't have a clue where to start until she met David Conrad, a public health expert, who helped her to weigh up all the research and evidence and explained exactly what to do to live a long and healthy life. And together, they've decided to tell you how to live to a hundred too.

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