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The Coma, Alex Garland
1 Alex Garland The Coma
Faber 233831 London 2004 First Edition 0571223087 / 9780571223084 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Nicholas Garland From the internationally-renowned author of The Beach, a gripping mystery and stylistic tour de force that delves into the subconscious mind, with brilliantly disturbing results. 'A strange compelling ride into that realm where nothing is what it seems - and where night never really wakes up.' Douglas Kennedy, The Times 'It's great story to read, but also a lovely visual object to possess.' Design Week 'Compelling and chilling ...his father's illustrations heighten the oddness.' Observer Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Nicholas Garland. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0571223087. ISBN/EAN: 9780571223084. Inventory No: 233831. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
The Quicksand Pony, Alison Lester
2 Alison Lester The Quicksand Pony
Allen & Unwin 225885 Australia 1997 1863739319 / 9781863739313 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13..'Biddy, I'm sorry, we're going to have to leave her.'..'What?' Biddy struggled out of the quicksand. 'You can't leave her! The tide's coming in. She'll drown!'..But the pony is trapped and Biddy is forced to go on without her. Next day the only signs of Bella are hoofprints in the sand.with small footprints and the paw marks of a dog. Who could be so small and be alone on this remote beach?..Biddy's search takes her into wild secret country where she discovers the truth about a mysterious disappearance that happened many years ago...Alison Lester's picture books are loved by families all around the world. In this gripping adventure story, set in the Australian bush she knows so well, she comes into her own as a writer and a born storyteller. 162 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1863739319. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739313. Inventory No: 225885. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
Dacked!, Andrew Daddo
3 Andrew Daddo Dacked!
Hodder & Stoughton 238703 Australia 2004 0733616135 / 9780733616136 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Terry Denton Right round the edge of the Australian continent, we re all lining up shoulder-to-shoulder to get our bit of land with a water view. And at every opportunity we throw ourselves at the water. Most of the time it s fun, but sometimes it s a disaster! Andrew Daddo s latest collection of stories is about the totally mad way we spend our time fishing, diving, sailing, surfing, water-skiing and just plain lazing away on the beach. And you ll need to READ BETWEEN THE FLAGS! Losing your pants on the skis, and having to borrow some from your father or his new girlfriend; diving and getting caught by a giant clam; hooking Thumper, the big one, the legendary mongrel fish, and letting him get away. Fergus Kipper and his loser family and friends are at it again - this time in the perfect summer holiday read. Their hilarious adventures on the water and under it will leave you gasping for mouth-to-mouth. Andrew Daddo is really funny. He writes like a kid having an adventure. Jaye, 10 So much fun! Australia has a new short story writer to rival Jennings and Griffiths Kate Colley, Daily Telegraph 217 pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Previous owners name to top of title page. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Terry Denton. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Young Adult Fiction; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN: 0733616135. ISBN/EAN: 9780733616136. Inventory No: 238703. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem, Angela Gilltrap
4 Angela Gilltrap Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem
ABC books 238185 Australia 2009 0733321917 / 9780733321917 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. In a story that even she will admit borders on the surreal, Angela Gilltrap, ex-StRICtLY DANCING star, finds herself living in Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. For a performer who has always sung soul, jazz and gospel music, it is a dream come true. Sharing a six-floor walk-up with her boyfriend, a composer/musician and international chess champion, she suddenly has to adjust, not only to her new city, but to the nuances of her new surroundings - which happen to include the occasional drive-by shooting, drug deals and daily arrests. 310 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Travel. ISBN/EAN: 9780733321917. Inventory No: 238185. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
Long Hot Summer, Barbara Anderson
5 Barbara Anderson Long Hot Summer
Victoria University Press 242460 Wellington 1999 0864733712 / 9780864733719 Trade Paperback Good Condition It is 1936. As they have done every summer, the Hopkins family – Derek and Lorna and the three children – have rented a house at the Beach. But Lorna is bored and only sees her husband on the weekends. When the handsome James Clements gets the locals and the Maoris involved in his amateur western, “Lust in the Dust,” Lorna plays the whore with the heart of gold. The film’s title proves disturbingly prophetic and old certainties fall away as unaccustomed proximity leads to unexpected liaisons. 263 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; New Zealand; Fiction; ISBN: 0864733712. ISBN/EAN: 9780864733719. Inventory No: 242460. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD 10.00 AUD 
MacMasters Beach, Beryl Strom
6 Beryl Strom MacMasters Beach
Gosford District Historical Research 241379 Australia 1985 0959442537 / 9780959442533 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 51 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australia - NSW; History; ISBN: 0959442537. ISBN/EAN: 9780959442533. Inventory No: 241379. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
Turtle Beach, Blanche d'Alpuget
7 Blanche d'Alpuget Turtle Beach
Penguin Books 237588 Australia 1981 First Australian Edition 0140148795 / 9780140148794 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 286 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140148795. ISBN/EAN: 9780140148794. Inventory No: 237588. Paperback 
Price: 7.00 AUD 5.60 AUD 
Turtle Beach, Blanche d'Alpuget
8 Blanche d'Alpuget Turtle Beach
Penguin Books 241415 Australia 1981 First Australian Edition 0140148795 / 9780140148794 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Judith Wilkes, an ambitious journalist, leaves her husband and two sons in Australia and goes to Malaysia to report on the international refugee crisis. Ten years earlier, Malaysia provided Judith with her first major career success, but also with a personal disaster that she would like to forget. While on assignment Judith encounters Minou, the manipulative young French-Vietnamese wife of a high-ranking Australian diplomat. Minou is desperate to rescue her children from Saigon, who were left behind when she fled. Judith also begins a romance with the enigmatic Indian scholar Kanan. These new loyalties throw her headlong into dramatic personal and professional dilemmas. It is on the East Malaysian coast, where the giant turtles gather to lay their eggs, that the conflict reaches its tragic, brutal climax. 286 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140148795. ISBN/EAN: 9780140148794. Inventory No: 241415. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
Toughtlines: Reflections of a Public Man, Bob Carr
9 Bob Carr Toughtlines: Reflections of a Public Man
Viking 245687 Australia 2002 0670040258 / 9780670040254 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Bob Carr says what he thinks -- with clarity, passion, elegance, wit and commanding logic. On literature, nature, art and public affairs, on Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, the bush, the beach, the Olypmpic Games, the meaning of history, the failure of socialism, heroin, migration, depression, patriotism, he writes from the unique perspective of a head of government who must wrestle daily with forces that shape and alter human lives. A book for all concerned with where we have come from and where we are going, in Australia, and in the modern world. 400 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0670040258. ISBN/EAN: 9780670040254. Inventory No: 245687. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller, Bruce Clark
10 Bruce Clark Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller
Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co 235705 USA 2017 1681819058 / 9781681819051 Trade Paperback New Book In this riveting new novel, the Australian Minister of Defence goes missing when her helicopter crashes in the Australian Outback. Meanwhile, the perpetrators of a terrorist attack on Surfers Paradise, Australia's beach playground, have survived their attack and are being illegally detained nearby at an outback base for interrogation. Foreign agents arrive in the area and attempt to free the terrorists. Will the minister become a hostage for their release? Security forces believe the answer might come from Saxony Knight, a citizen infiltrator of the Paradise attack, but she's disappeared from surveillance. An attack on the base sets off a manhunt across the outback, but who are they hunting and why? The only connection appears to be Saxony Knight. Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller is the sequel to Paradise for Beginners. 794 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Thriller Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781681819051. Inventory No: 235705. Paperback Signed by Author
Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
Little Bee, Chris Cleave
11 Chris Cleave Little Bee
Simon & Schuster 242021 New York 2008 1416589643 / 9781416589648 Softcover Good Condition The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a well-off British woman collide in this page-turning #1 New York Times bestseller, book club favorite, and "affecting story of human triumph" (The New York Times Book Review) from Chris Cleave, author of Gold and Everyone Brave Is Forgiven. We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Nevertheless, you need to know something, so we will just say this: It is extremely funny, but the African beach scene is horrific. The story starts there, but the book doesn't. And it's what happens afterward that is most important. Once you have read it, you'll want to tell everyone about it. When you do, please don't tell them what happens either. The magic is in how it unfolds. 271 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781416589648. Inventory No: 242021. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 AUD 6.80 AUD 
Seaside Interiors, Diane Dorrans Saeks; Angelika Taschen [Editor]
12 Diane Dorrans Saeks; Angelika Taschen [Editor] Seaside Interiors
Tashen 232091 Koln 2000 3822864145 / 9783822864142 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Pictorial endpapers. Ibiza, South Africa, Miami, Tahiti and Sri Lanka - "Seaside Interiors" steps inside dream houses on the world's coasts. More than 4o beach houses, wooden cottages, villas with breathtaking sea views and converted fisherman's huts invite readers to indulge in the dream of living beside the sea. This is coastal living at its best! 303 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Interior Design; Home Decorating & Repair; House & Home. ISBN: 3822864145. ISBN/EAN: 9783822864142. Inventory No: 232091. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 35.00 AUD 28.00 AUD 
Savages, Don Winslow
13 Don Winslow Savages
William Heinemann 240118 Australia 2010 0434020826 / 9780434020829 Softcover Very Good Condition Part-time environmentalist and philanthropist Ben and his ex-mercenary buddy Chon run a Laguna Beach-based marijuana operation, reaping significant profits from their loyal clientele. In the past when their turf was challenged, Chon took care of eliminating the threat. But now they may have come up against something that they can't handle-the Mexican Baja Cartel wants in, sending them the message that a "no" is unacceptable. When they refuse to back down, the cartel escalates its threat, kidnapping Ophelia, the boys' playmate and confidante. O's abduction sets off a dizzying array of ingenious negotiations and gripping plot twists that will captivate readers eager to learn the costs of freedom and the price of one amazing high. Savages is an ingenious combination of adrenaline-fuelled suspense and true-crime reportage by a master thriller writer at the very top of his game. 302 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780434020829. Inventory No: 240118. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
The South Beach Heart Programme: The 4-Step Plan That Can Save your Life, Dr Arthur Agatston
14 Dr Arthur Agatston The South Beach Heart Programme: The 4-Step Plan That Can Save your Life
Rodale 242682 2007 1405095474 / 9781405095471 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Heart disease is one of the biggest killers in the developed world but there is a surprising amount that can be done to prevent, treat and even reverse this devastating disease. In this authoritative, clearly written book, world-renowned cardiologist Dr Arthur Agatston reveals the truth about cardiac care and shows readers what they can do to protect their health and potentially save their own lives. Part one of the book looks at how the majority of heart attacks and strokes can be prevented. It explains: * how understanding your own heart attack risk can help you benefit from aggressive prevention * what is now known about the underlying causes of coronary artery disease * why many people with healthy cholesterol levels may actually be in danger * why lifestyle factors are so important in preventing heart disease. Part two features Dr Agatston's action plan to help you get and stay well. It includes heart-healthy diet principles, an exercise regime to keep your heart in good shape and advice on the advanced screening tests and medications that may be appropriate for you. 274 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Health::Diet & Exercise; Medicine & Health; ISBN/EAN: 9781405095471. Inventory No: 242682. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
The Puppy Place: Liberty, Ellen Miles
15 Ellen Miles The Puppy Place: Liberty
Scholastic 246345 USA 2013 0545554209 / 9780545554206 Softcover Very Good Condition Welcome to the Puppy Place--where every puppy finds a home! Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Lizzie and her family go to the beach for a July 4th weekend trip. Liberty, a golden retriever puppy, gets spooked by the fireworks display and loses her owners. Can the Petersons find her home, even while they are on vacation? 84 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780545554206. Inventory No: 246345. Paperback 
Price: 4.00 AUD 3.20 AUD 
Houses of the World I: City and Beach Houses, Francisco Asensio Cerver
16 Francisco Asensio Cerver Houses of the World I: City and Beach Houses
Atrium International 232376 Spain 8481850438 / 9788481850437 Softcover Very Good Condition 239 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 8481850438. ISBN/EAN: 9788481850437. Inventory No: 232376. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
Price: 40.00 AUD 32.00 AUD 
At Ardilla, Gillian Rubinstein
17 Gillian Rubinstein At Ardilla
Omnibus Books 234377 Australia 1992 1862911630 / 9781862911635 Softcover Good Condition en is passionate about Ardilla, the beach house where she and her family spend every summer. For her, Ardilla is a magical place, perfect and beautiful, yet fragile. But this summer there will be strangers at Ardilla and Jen feels a strong sense of foreboding even before the new family arrives. 131 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children's::Puffin. ISBN: 1862911630. ISBN/EAN: 9781862911635. Inventory No: 234377. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 
Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe, Gillian Tett
18 Gillian Tett Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe
Little, brown 245154 Australia 2009 1408701677 / 9781408701676 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition In the mid 1990s, at a vast hotel complex on a private Florida beach, dozens of bankers from JP Morgan gathered for what was to become a legendary off-site meeting. It was a wild weekend. But among the drinking, nightclubbing and fist-fights lay a more serious purpose - to assess the possibility of building a business around the new-fangled concepts of credit derivatives. The group at the heart of this revolution was an intense team, made up of individuals with a supreme sense of loyalty to each other and to the bank - for years, nothing could break them apart. But when, finally, the team dispersed, the innovations spread far beyond their original intentions, producing perversions in the mortgage market that ultimately culminated in disaster. Part real-life thriller, part investigation and expose, this searing narrative takes us deep inside the shadowy world of complex finance - A PERFECT STORM for the credit crunch 338 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN/EAN: 9781408701676. Inventory No: 245154. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
Felicity Wishes: Spooky Sleepover and Other Stories, Helen Bailey & Emma Thomson
19 Helen Bailey & Emma Thomson Felicity Wishes: Spooky Sleepover and Other Stories
Hodder Children's Books 246194 Great Britain 2005 0340902981 / 9780340902981 Softcover Good Condition Emma Thomson Felicity's sleepover party is a lot of fun, but a little scarier than she expected in these three short stories, perfect for young readers. Story 1 - A noise at night gives the fairies a big fright - Who - or - what - is at the window? Story 2 - Felicity loves cooking - but something always seems to go wrong. Can she make her cakes without mishap, in time for Polly's birthday tea? Story 3 - A trip to the beach ends with a missing fairy - and a special pair of water-wings... 76 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner name on inside cover . Illustrator: Emma Thomson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0340902981. ISBN/EAN: 9780340902981. Inventory No: 246194. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 
Prince, Ib Michael
20 Ib Michael Prince
vintage 240836 Great Britain 2001 0099284030 / 9780099284031 Softcover Good Condition It is the summer of 1912 in a fishing village on the Danish coast, where visitors while away the long, light-filled days. For twelve-year-old Malte, it is a summer of freedom and discovery. He roams the beaches and observes the complicated lives of the adults around him. To escape their dramas, he retreats into a fantasy world of his own making, where ships sail to exotic lands. But when one day he trips over a salt-eaten coffin, washed up on the shore, and finds inside the body of a dead sailor, the voice that whispers in Malte's ear starts to take on a life of its own. It tells the secret story of the amber collector who made his fortune combing the beach for sea gold. 245 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0099284030. ISBN/EAN: 9780099284031. Inventory No: 240836. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD 
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