Hugh Watson draws on experience of Federal politics to weave a gripping political thriller, against the backdrop of rural NSW. The residents of Gwydir and an intuitive detective, Susan Swift, must deal with a troubling series of murders. Barry Kingscliff, a power broker from the city, appears to be at the centre of it all.
The first paperback edition of this popular favourite commemorates the 90th birthday of Emily Pankhurst, wife and cook to Clarrie on his cattle droving adventures from the vast Territory stations to railheads in Queensland. A big illustrated book that brings the outback to life in yarns, memories, photos and paintings.
Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated book tells the story of intrepid French explorers who charted and named many regions, laid claim to the West Coast and, but for upheavals back in Europe, could have established a French colony in Australia.
A collection of award winning homes from modern times and colonial history of Australian design and architecture. Full of illustrations, plans and a history of each house, providing context and theme. Carefully constructed by housing historian, Tim Reeves.