Let’s start where Australia day will start first – off the East coast, on beautiful Lord Howe Island:
Cate Ellink’s sunny, sexy novel features two world-class athletes who run into each other while on holiday – and decide that a little no-strings-attached action will only enhance their stay. Lord Howe Island plays a perfect backdrop, and you’ll be booking your vacation as soon as you can put down the book (which won’t be until it’s done!).
You won’t be able to resist the dark underbelly of Sydney in Lee Christine’s pacy, polished suspense trilogy based out of a Sydney law firm.
Canberra-ishRural romance meets heart-warming YA with this gorgeous story set in a horse-mad rural community outside of Australia’s capital.
A popular stop on the road between Canberra and Melbourne, famous for the massive submarine in the middle of town – and now a sexy little story about a chef, a caterer and a hometown boy made good.
Coastal New South WalesTake a beach holiday with this sweet little story about an accountant – and a kissing college.
MelbourneAn iconic Melbourne landmark makes a stunning backdrop for this story about a hot construction site manager, his best friend, and temporary retro-grade amnesia.
Melbourne as you’ve never seen her
A brand-new New Adult paranormal about a young woman, a dating agency, and a very unusual clientele.
AdelaideNothing like an Australian wine – or a story about an Australina wine – to relax on a long weekend – and this Adelaide vintage is delightful.
The GhanWhy go around Australia when you can go right through it? Especially with a Bear-Grylls-style survivalist and a classy heroine with a mean right hook.
The Nullarbor PlainLike your reading fast and furious? Take this baby for a ride – a sexy, suspenseful cross-Australia story.
Margaret RiverIndulge your senses with this tale of truffles – and wines to match, of course 🙂
PerthThink Perth is mundane? Check out this YA/NA cross-over action-adventure series about the dangerous MTG agency, a change of pace for one of Australia’s favourite rural romance authors.
BroomeTake a little time for yourself with this David and Goliath story about a hotel developer, a bird enthusiast, and the magic of Broome time.
KakaduLose yourself and a few hours in this action-packed romance about an out-of-touch socialite, a down-to-earth chef, and a plane crash that changes everything.
Far-North QueenslandMedical romance with a twist – check out the breath-taking lives of the Far North Rescue Teams, their daring days and their naughty nights!
TownsvilleScience geek meets military hottie in this New Adult story that takes place in the mangrove swamps of Townville – where it’s not only the weather that gets steamy.
Sunshine Coast(OK, Redcliffe might be pushing the Sunshine Coast, but it’s close!) Get coastal with this sweet story about a workaholic, a slacker, a baby, and proof that opposites attract.
OpaltonDig a little deeper this weekend with a gem of a novel that mixes opals with mythology and paranormal heat.
BrisbaneFun, flirty, and fabulous: a New Adult story about a chance encounter, a second chance, and the places to hang out around Brisbane.
The Gold CoastEven if you don’t have any sexy beach encounters planned, doesn’t mean you can’t read about one…and the sunny Gold Coast beaches in this medical romance.
And the small towns in between:
A man in search of a new start, a woman in search of a saviour, a second chance for both. A woman, a thief, and a horse race for the ages.
Rural Romance:A small town, its secrets, and a sexy undercover cop…The latest in the best-selling Swallow Falls series – a perfect afternoon retreat.The perfect vicarious experience – what happens after a B&S ball?
SF Romance:And finally – a futuristic Australia, for lovers of The Hunger Games.
And, of course, for Australia Day purists, we have our Australia Day short story, by the inimitable Jenny Schwartz.Have a safe and happy long weekend!