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Ep: 77 Danielle Clode – The Wasp and the Orchid

8/13/2018
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Edith Coleman was the foremost female naturalist of her generation. She would solve a mystery that had even bewildered Darwin. Today, she is almost entirely forgotten, save by a handful of scientists and naturalists. Award winning author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost naturalists Edith Coleman and the story of the quest to recover her from the footnotes of history.Continue reading

Duration:00:23:12

Ep: 76 Magdalena McGuire – Home is Nearby

8/6/2018
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1980: the beginning of the polish Crisis. Brough up in a small village, country-girl Ania arrives in the university city of Wroclaw to pursue herContinue reading

Duration:00:18:35

Ep: 75 Kate Murdoch – Stone Circle

7/30/2018
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Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse? When Antonius’s father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.When a competition is announced, Antonius seizes his chance. Continue reading

Duration:00:21:07

Ep: 74 Michelle Scott Tucker – Elizabeth Macarthur, a life at the edge of the world.

7/30/2018
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In 1788 a young gentle woman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer. In any Jane Austen novel that would be the end of the story, but for the real-life woman who would play an integral part in establishing Australia's wool industry it was just the beginning. A fascinating, faithful portrait of a remarkable woman and the young, volatile colony she helped to build.Continue reading

Duration:00:25:46

Ep: 73 Kirsty Manning – The Jade Lily

7/23/2018
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A compelling and gorgeously told tale of female friendship, the price of love, and the power of hardship and courage to shape us all.Continue reading

Duration:00:35:54

Ep: 72 Natasha Lester – The Paris Seamstress

7/16/2018
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How much will a young Parisian seamstress sacrifice to make her mark in the male-dominated world of 1940s New York fashion? Crossing generations, society’s boundaries and international turmoil, THE PARIS SEAMSTRESS is the beguiling, transporting story of the special relationship between a grandmother and her granddaughter as they attempt to heal the heartache of the past.Continue reading

Duration:00:33:14

Ep: 71 Susan Green – How Bright Are All Things Here

7/9/2018
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Drama is a hard habit to break, and besides, life is awfully dull when it's naked and truthful. Glamorous, charismatic Bliss Henderson has led a flawed, fascinating life; from country Australia to the art world of 1960s London; from lust to love and loss.Continue reading

Duration:00:35:09

Ep:70 Nadia King – Jenna’s Truth

7/2/2018
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Jenna's just a teenager who wants to fit in. The popularity that she wanted though, quickly turns into infamy when two "well-meaning" friends spark a controversy that alters her life forever. What happens when the popular kids are responsible for one of the most painful and humiliating events in your life? Continue reading

Duration:00:19:21

Ep:69 Lia Weston – You Wish

6/25/2018
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Sometimes imagination is not enough. Thomas Lash grants secret wishes . . . on-screen, that is. White wedding gone horribly wrong and need to swap the groom? Never went to university but must have a graduation photo? Need to create a fake family for that job interview? Problem solved with expert Photoshopping and Tom's peculiar ability to know exactly what you desire.Continue reading

Duration:00:30:06

Ep:68 Anne Buist – This I Would Kill For

6/18/2018
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Psychiatrist Natalie King is the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle, and the stakes are high. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser—or depriving that child of the only father she knows.Continue reading

Duration:00:26:06

Ep:67 Holly Ringland – The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

6/11/2018
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The most enchanting debut novel of 2018, this is an irresistible, deeply moving and romantic story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way that she can break the patterns of the past, live on her own terms and find her own strength.Continue reading

Duration:00:36:04

Ep: 66 Miranda Riwoe – The Fish Girl

6/4/2018
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Sparked by the description of a ‘Malay trollope’ in W. Somerset Maugham’s story, ‘The Four Dutchmen’, Mirandi Riwoe’s novella, The Fish Girl tells of an Indonesian girl whose life is changed irrevocably when she moves from a small fishing village to work in the house of a Dutch merchant. There she finds both hardship and tenderness as her traditional past and colonial present collide.Continue reading

Duration:00:21:41

Ep: 65 Shirley Patton – The Secrets We Keep

5/28/2018
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A mother’s secret, a father’s betrayal, a town on the edge… When social worker Aimee arrives in the mining town of Kalgoorlie, she is ready for a fresh start. But Aimee has a dark secret and as the past reaches out towards her once more, she realises that somehow her secret is connected to this unfamiliar but hardly beautiful town and its inhabitants.Continue reading

Duration:00:24:42

Ep: 64 Katherine Kovacic – The Portrait of Molly Dean

5/21/2018
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Based on a true story. A swirl of history, art, intrigue and murder that brings 1930s Melbourne Australia to life. An unsolved murder comes to light after almost seventy years… Continue reading

Duration:00:20:07

Ep: 63 Dervla McTiernan – The Ruin

5/14/2018
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It’s been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he’s never forgotten the two children she left behind…Continue reading

Duration:00:22:47

Ep: 62 Michelle Johnston – Dustfall

5/7/2018
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Dustfall is the tale of the crushing consequences of medical error, the suffering caused by asbestos mining and the power of storytelling.Continue reading

Duration:00:31:18

Ep: 61 Sally Hepworth – The Family Next Door

4/30/2018
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The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets. such is the case for Essie, a mother of two. In a moment of maternal despair she once made a terrible mistake, one she will always regret. Essie has since recovered, but she fears what may still lurk inside her.Continue reading

Duration:00:16:02

Ep:60 Eleanor Limprecht – The Passengers

4/23/2018
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Sarah and Hannah are on a cruise from San Diego, California to Sydney Australia. Sarah Hannah's grandmother , is returning to the country of her birth, a place she hasn't seen since boarding the USS Mariposa in 1945. She, along with countless other war brides, sailed across the Pacific to join the american Servicemen they'd married during World War II.Continue reading

Duration:00:24:10

Ep: 59 Fiona Lowe – Birthright

4/16/2018
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Is inheritance a privilege or a right? Award winning Australian author Fiona Lowe returns with a gripping family saga, set against the backdrop of Victoria’sContinue reading

Duration:00:22:22

Ep:58 Anna Snoekstra – Little Secrets

4/9/2018
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A town reeling in the wake of tragedy. An arsonist is on the loose in Colmstock, Australia, most recently burning down the town’s courthouse and killing a young boy who was trapped inside. An aspiring journalist desperate for a story. The clock is ticking for Rose Blakey. With nothing but rejections from newspapers piling up, her job pulling beers for cops at the local tavern isn’t enough to even cover rent. Rose needs a story—a big one. Then a bizarre mystery that baffles...

Duration:00:25:00