Book Of The Month

Each month we suggest a new book for you and your book club to read. Whether it’s some thought-provoking literature or the latest in bestselling contemporary fiction – every book of the month comes with a free sample chapter and reading group questions. Past Books of the Month have included local titles, such as THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS by M.L. Stedman and Kate Forsyth’s THE WILD GIRL. We’ve also recently recommended books by celebrated international authors like Ian McEwan and Kate Atkinson. Why not challenge yourself and your book club to read them all?

Watershed, Jane Abbott 5 stars 1 comments

Watershed

Savage and apocalyptic, this is the new world. Devoid of rain, the earth has shrunk to dust and salt, hemmed by a swollen sea. Survivors gather to re-establish order but it's nothing like before. It is Jeremiah's world. Commanded by the cruel Garrick, Jem is a Watchman and hunter of Disses: rebels who dare to challenge the Tower and its ruling Council. Loner by design and killer by nature, he's unapologetically part of a cruel regime until a new assignment exposes a web of deceit, and past sins demand their reckoning. When a young boy elicits his sympathy, and an enigmatic woman his interest, Jem is made to question everything he believes before undertaking one last terrifying mission. Now he must do unto others if he's to take care of his own. In this dark and compelling first novel from a stunning new voice in fiction, it is impossible to know who is friend or foe, hero or villain.

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