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Read the first chapter from Nicole Alexander's THE GREAT PLAINS.

Jul 14

Chapter 1 of Wild Lands

by Nicole Alexander on 14 July 2016

Read the first chapter from WILD LANDS by Nicole Alexander. 

Before dawn on 31st July 1917, the first wave of some 100,000 British and Anzac troops slung on their equipment, tossed back their tot of rum, dragged on a woodbine and urinated.

Read an extract from ABSOLUTION CREEK by Nicole Alexander

Jul 13

Extract from Sunset Ridge

by Nicole Alexander on 13 July 2016

Read an extract from SUNSET RIDGE.

Read the first chapter from Nicole Alexander's THE BARK CUTTERS

Read a sample chapter from A CHANGING LAND by Nicole Alexander.

Jul 7

Examining Education

by Lucy Clark on 7 July 2016

BEAUTIFUL FAILURES  author Lucy Clark dispels some well-worn education myths.

Jul 4

Musical Therapy

by Jason Carrasco on 4 July 2016

A hospital playlist from BY YOUR SIDE author Jason Carrasco.

Jul 4

Life Counts

by Jason Carrasco on 4 July 2016

BY YOUR SIDE author and cancer survivor Jason Carrasco shares 12 life tips.