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Posted on 6 Dec 2023 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Christmas 2023 Giveaway #2

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Yes! More great books to win in the second of our Christmas giveaways for 2023.

Don’t you deserve a little extra treat this Christmas to celebrate getting to the end of the year? To go in the draw to win all four of the titles below, simply email with ‘Christmas 2′ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Wednesday 6 December 2023. As we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only please.

Karen Brooks The Escapades of Tribulation Johnson

Karen Brooks’ new novel reimagines the life of trailblazing playwright Aphra Behn. Reviewer Ann Skea wrote: ‘Karen Brooks … has revived Aphra and her words while weaving a fictional tale into the facts of her life, at the same time offering a fascinating picture of the way theatres functioned in Restoration England and of Aphra’s huge role in their popularity.’

Courtesy of HarperCollins

Angela O’Keeffe The Sitter

Paris, 2020. A writer is confined to her hotel room during the early days of the pandemic, struggling to finish a novel about Hortense Cezanne, wife and sometime muse of the famous painter. Dead for more than a century, Hortense has been reawakened by the writer’s work, and as she shadows the writer through the locked-down city, she considers the woman before her and what hides in her past. ‘Meditative and elegant.’ – Mirandi Riwoe

Courtesy of UQP

Shelley Burr Ripper

The new thriller from the author of Wake. Gemma Guillory knows her once-charming town is now remembered for one reason – and one reason only. That three people died. That the last stop on the Rainier Ripper’s trail of death 17 years ago was her innocuous little teashop. When a tour operator is killed by a Ripper copycat on Gemma’s doorstep, Gemma is drawn into the investigation. And so is a prisoner named Lane Holland.

Courtesy of Hachette

Deborah Fitzgerald Her Sunburnt Country: The extraordinary literary life of Dorothea Mackellar

The official biography of poet Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968), most famous for her poem ‘My Country’, a hymn to the Australian landscape: ‘Her beauty and her terror,/The wide brown land for me’. From her childhood in Sydney’s Point Piper and the family property in Gunnedah, Dorothea Mackellar went on to travel widely and counted among her friends Patrick White, Charles Bean and the Fairfaxes.

Courtesy of Simon and Schuster

Remember, to go in the draw to win all four books, email with ‘Christmas 2’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Wednesday 6 December 2023.