Jacinta Dimase Literary Agent Melbourne

books

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

This insightful and accessible new biography of Alfred Deakin, Australia’s second prime minister, shines fresh light on one of the nation’s most significant figures.

by Judith Brett

THE RULES OF BACKYARD CROQUET

All’s fair in love and couture … Fashion and love collide in the stylish new novel from the author of The Dangers of Truffle Hunting. ‘Sophisticated and sexy, I love Sunni Overend’s books’ Maggie Alderson

by Sunni Overend

THE LION IN OUR LIVING ROOM

Tom and Tilly wish and wonder, will the lion come? Will he come and visit them for lots of lion fun? Perfect for reading aloud with a playful parent or lion.

by Briony Stewart

Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

A groundbreaking portrait of an ordinary English country woman who would go on to become of Australia’s most significant but little known historical figures.

by Michelle Scott Tucker

Neverland

“I forced a smile, I’m not afraid…”
But the more Kit uncovers about Neverland, the more she realises that perhaps she should be afraid…

by Margot McGovern

The Lucky Galah

The Lucky Galah is a novel about fate. About Australia. About what it means to be human. It just happens to be narrated by a galah called Lucky.

by Tracy Sorensen

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted

Tom Hope doesn’t think he’s much of a farmer, and he can’t have been much of a husband to Trudy, either, judging by her sudden departure. It’s only when she returns, pregnant to someone else, that he discovers his surprising talent as a father. So when Trudy finds Jesus and takes little Peter away with her to join the holy rollers, Tom’s heart breaks all over again.

by Robert Hillman