It's 1929, and girls are going missing. Little, pretty goldenhaired girls. And they're not just pretty. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. People are getting nervous.
Polly Kettle, a pushy, self-important girl reporter with ambition and no sense of self preservation, decides to investigate and promptly goes missing herself.
It's time for Phryne and Dot to put a stop to this and find Polly Kettle before something quite irreparable happens to all of the missing girls. It's all piracy and dark cellars, convents and plots, murder and mystery...and Phryne finally finds out if it's true that blondes have more fun.
Fourteen-year-old Evan Warrender travels with his father to the Dardenelles, where they intend to provide succour to the Allied soldiers. When they are captured by the Turks, they are launched into an epic journey, living on their wits and the kindness of strangers as they escape and travel through Turkey, back to Greece and finally home to Australia. Along the way they meet unlikely friends and companions, some of whom have deep secrets. And when Evan's own secret is revealed, we realise just how incredible the journey has truly been.
Evan's fascinating survival story takes readers beyond the frontline and creates an all-encompassing account of this significant time in our military history. Impeccably researched, this is an eye-opening adventure story that cleverly explores both sides of the war.
Doomed, magnificent Troy is burning... Cassandra, the golden-haired princess cursed with the gift of prophecy, and Diomenes, the Achaean with the healing hands, become puppets of the gods. Their passions are thwarted, their loves betrayed, their gifts rendered useless for the sake of a wager between two immortals. Will Cassandra and Diomenes find each other in the light of the burning city? And, if they do, can their love survive the machinations of malicious gods and men?
The Delphic Women trilogy: Medea, Cassandra and Electra.
Of course, as a princess, I was unused to walking.
Only female slaves and whore are seen in public.
Only female slaves and whores walk..'
Electra is the final book in The Delphic Women trilogy.
Electra is forced to flee her home after witnessing the shocking murder of her father, Agamemnon. But life outside the palace walls is frightening.
The free and easy ways of her foreign companions disturb her - especially the scandalous relationship between the Trojan woman, Cassandra, and the two men - but she needs their help to survive. Along the way, Electra's travels - driven by a burning desire for revenge - become a different kind of journey.
Electra evokes the dark perils and pleasures of the ancient world with a contemporary sensual intensity.
Penelope Thanatopoulos doesn't like Benjamin Thorpe but she is shocked when he is suspected of attacking Kevin Friend at the zoo where they are on work experience. Who stabbed Kevin and threw him into the seal pool?
Penelope makes it her business to find out.
KERRY GREENWOOD has written a chilling mystery for younger readers in The Three-Pronged Dagger.