Here are the latest uploads of authors reading for 5 minutes from their own works. Click on the Book Covers to take you to the reading!
Angela Flournoy – The Turner House – Fiction
A ‘Haint’ is a southern term for a ghost or spirit – and in the house the Turner family inhabit in Detroit in Angela Flournoy’s novel ,it is the children who claim to have witnessed this aggressive materialization.
Ashley Hay – The Railway Man’s Wife – Fiction
The Railway man’s wife is set in Thirroul, a coastal mining town in southern nsw at the end of the second world war. The heroine Ani, struggles to keep her family together after her husband dies in a mining accident.
Louise Doughty – Black Water – Thriller
Indonesia in 1965 was a a terrifying time for anyone deemed a ‘communist’ . Here the main character of the story, John Harper is being told how many thousands of innocent villagers met grisly ends , often by the words of their own terrified neighbours.
Debra Adelaide – The Women’s Pages – Fiction
Debra Adelaide’s heroine , Dove, reads Wuthering Heights to her dying mother in hospital and then becomes obsessed with writing herself.