- Location(s): San Francisco
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1920s
In 1918, a young and bright-eyed Dorothea Lange steps off the train in San Francisco, where a disaster kick-starts a new life. Her friendship with Caroline Lee, a vivacious, straight-talking Chinese American with a complicated past, gives Dorothea entrée...
- Location(s): Boston
- Genre(s): Thriller, Fiction
- Era(s): Present and early 19th Century
Present day: Julia Hamill has made a horrifying discovery on the grounds of her new home in rural Massachusetts: a skull buried in the rocky soil-human, female, and, according to the trained eye of Boston medical examiner Maura Isles,...
- Location(s): Jakarta (Batavia)
- Genre(s): Crime, Mystery, Thriller
- Era(s): Present Day
Taut and suspenseful, The Bone Ritual is the first in a crime series set in contemporary Jakarta Ruud Pujasumarta has seen some gang-perpetrated horror crimes in his time, but the slum murder of a middle-aged woman he is called...
- Location(s): Australia
- Genre(s): Young Adult
- Era(s): Contemporary
Winner of the CILIP Amnesty Honour 2017. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017. Perfect for fans of THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS. This is a beautiful, vivid and deeply moving story...