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Invisible Boys

Introducing Holden Sheppard, winner of the City of Fremantle Hungerford Award, the Ray Koppe Varuna Fellowship and the Kathleen Mitchell Award for his debut young adult novel Invisible Boys.

About the book
In a small town, everyone thinks they know you: Charlie is a hardcore rocker, who’s not as tough as he looks. Hammer is a footy jock with big AFL dreams, and an even bigger ego. Zeke is a shy over-achiever, never macho enough for his family. But all three boys hide who they really are. When the truth is revealed, will it set them free or blow them apart?

Invisible Boys by Holden Sheppard
Fremantle Press, 10 October

Praise for Invisible Boys
‘… brings to mind books like Puberty Blues and the work of Tim Winton.’—Junior Books+Publishing

Tour dates
Melbourne: 7–8 October
Sydney: 9–10 October
Contact Claire for more information.

Advance copy giveaway
Email us at for your chance to receive 1 of 10 proof copies of Invisible Boys.



It’s 1983 in Thatcher’s Britain. Alec Johnston has left his comfortable family home in Cardiff and taken a flat with bikers Minto, Stobes and Black. There he meets Sindy, Minto’s strange and vulnerable young girlfriend. When she starts to view Alec as a possible saviour from her abusive relationship, it earns Alec a big target on his back.

Hide takes us on a dark, unsettling journey: one that begins in a small town in Wales and continues through the vast Australian outback. As the threats get closer, Alec fears this is one journey from which he may never return.

‘Crime fans with a hankering for a gripping, edge-of-your seat read will love Hide.’—Books+Publishing

Hide by S J Morgan
MidnightSun Publishing, 1 November 2019

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Parallax: A Novel

‘I read it because I started it and did not want to stop. The more I read, the more I did not want to stop.
… This is vintage Morgan.’—Ursula K Le Guin

In Parallax, Robin Morgan’s most radiant prose, spare but sensuous, welcomes you into her dazzling imagination. This is a story about storytelling—a set of shorter tales which, like Russian dolls, nest and fit together to reveal a larger one.

A fable for the future, a prediction about the past, Parallax is a luscious story that enfolds you and demands immediate re-reading the moment you finish, a story that surprises you and invites you to play with the patterns inside its paradoxes, a story whose characters will accompany you for the rest of your life.

Parallax: A Novel by Robin Morgan
Spinifex Press, 10 October 2019

Advance copy giveaway
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