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Murderers, terrorists, serial killers, gangsters and rapists – you can meet them all inside Australia’s most murderous prison. But what would compel anyone to do so? James Phelps reveals the mechanics behind the madness required to venture beyond the walls of Goulburn Jail . . . And a bunch of stuff about sharks.

Read a sample from Lee Child's brand new Jack Reacher thriller – MAKE ME.

Michelle Somers author of the romantic suspense serial – LETHAL IN LOVE shares her Top Five Crime Romances. Find out who made the list . . . 

By the time you hit 30, you might feel as though you have been dating for a lifetime, seeing the same types of men and getting similar results. Sometimes getting out of a dating rut takes a bit of work. Here are a few tips to get you out of a dating rut. 

Did someone say bacon popcorn? Take a look at this yummy snack from Curtis Stone's cookbook, GOOD FOOD, GOOD LIFE

There is no rule book when it comes to dating. But here are some dos and don’ts based on Dr Nikki Goldstein's professional and personal experience that you should take note of in the quest for dating success.

THE WAITING ROOM by Leah Kaminsky captures the sights, sounds, accents and animosities of Israel – a country overflowing with stories. Graeme Simsion, author of THE ROSIE PROJECT, called it ‘Compelling, moving and memorable’, and we’d recommend it as your next book club read.

Ex-Military Police, Jack Reacher is an exceptional investigator; a skill he often uses while travelling the US either as a hired hand or even trying to clear his own name!

Spring is here. The weather’s getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, and we’re excited to lie on the grass and bask in the sun with a good book. Here’s our pick of ten spring reads to help you bounce out of winter.

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best and worst Dads in literature.