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              THE CEDAR CUTTER

              THE CEDAR CUTTER (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooper, Tea

              • RRP: $29.99
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              From the bestselling author of The Horse Thief comes a historical story of love, intrigue and danger in the majestic cedar forests of the Hunter Valley. Even if time heals all wounds, you still bear the scars...Wollombi: 1855. When Roisin Ogilvie moves to Wollombi her thoughts ar...e only of protecting her illegitimate son, Ruan, from the grasps of his powerful and dangerous father. Posing as an impoverished widow, she settles into a quiet existence as a local dressmaker. She doesn't expect to catch the attention of Irish champion cedar cutter Carrick O'Connor, or any other man for that matter. Carrick O'Connor may have won the coveted Wollombi Wood Chop, but his mind is on the beautiful seamstress and her son. Or rather, on who they remind him of. Determined to exact revenge for the horrors of his past, Carrick plans to return to Ireland to seek revenge on the land agent who was responsible for the death of his wife and child, and his transportation. Then, hopefully, he can return to Wollombi to start life afresh. But a murder charge, a kidnapping, a growing attraction, and a past that refuses to stay silent will turn both his and Roisin's lives upside down and will lead them to a hard choice. Redemption? Or cutters' justice?
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              ISBN 9781489211576
              Published NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Horse Thief

              The Horse Thief (Paperback)

              By Cooper, Tea

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              Can she save her family's horse stud and reputation?When India Kilhampton is caught up in the heart-stopping excitement of the first Melbourne Cup her mind is made up. She will breed a horse to win the coveted trophy and reunite her fractured family. Determined to make her dream ...a reality she advertises for a horse breeder. Jim Mawgan arrives at Helligen Stud in the Hunter Valley to take up the position. Jim however, has a mission: he must fulfil his father's dying wish to right past wrongs and prove his ownership of the prized stallion Jefferson. Jim and India discover they share a common goal but as the secrets of the past unravel old enmities surface. Although betrayed, will India save Jim before he is branded a horse thief and sentenced to death?
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              ISBN 9781489237422
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2017
              Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
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              The Girl In The Painting

              The Girl In The Painting (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooper, Tea

              • RRP: $35.00
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              For readers of the The True Story of Maddie Bright, The Woman in the Green Dress and The Birdman's Wife comes this atmospheric and richly detailed Australian historical mystery from a bestselling Australian author. Maitland 1913 Miss Elizabeth Quinn is something of an institution... in Maitland Town. For longer than anyone could remember she and her brother, businessman Michael, have lived in the impressive two-storey stone house next to the church. When she is discovered cowering in the corner of the exhibition gallery at the Technical College the entire town knows something strange has come to pass. Was it the prehistoric remains or perhaps the taxidermy exhibition that had reduced the whale-boned encased pillar of society to a quivering mess? Or is there something odd about a striking painting on loan from the National Gallery? Mathematical savant Jane Piper is determined to find out. Deposited on the doorstep of the local orphanage as a baby, she owes her life and education to the Quinn's philanthropic ventures and Elizabeth has no one else to turn to. As the past and the present converge, Elizabeth's grip on reality loosens. Can Jane, with her logical brain and penchant for puzzles, unravel Elizabeth's story before it is too late? Ranging from the gritty reality of the Australian goldfields to the grand institutions of Sydney, the bucolic English countryside to the charm of Maitland Town, this compelling historical mystery in the company of an eccentric and original heroine is rich with atmosphere and detail. PRAISE FOR TEA COOPER 'Boasts strong female protagonists, an infectious fascination with the past, and the narrative skill to weave multiple timelines into a satisfying whole...smartly edited, cleanly written...easy to devour.' - Sydney Morning Herald on The Woman in the Green Dress 'Cooper is a welcome inclusion to the rising ranks of female-centred historical Australian novels.' - The Herald Sun on The Naturalist's Daughter
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              ISBN 9781489270726
              Published NZ 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Naturalist's Daughter
                

              The Naturalist's Daughter (EPUB ebook)

              By Cooper, Tea

              A woman's bungled act of kindness sparks a chain of events that reverberates through the generations uncovering secrets, lies and the biggest scientific controversy of the nineteenth century, the classification of the platypus. Two women, a century apart, are drawn into a mystery... surrounding the biggest scientific controversy of the nineteenth century, the classification of the platypus.1808 Agnes Banks, NSWRose Winton wants nothing more than to work with her father, eminent naturalist Charles Winton, on his groundbreaking study of the platypus. Not only does she love him with all her heart, but the discoveries they have made could turn the scientific world on its head. When Charles is unable to make the long sea journey to present his findings to the prestigious Royal Society in England, Rose must venture forth in his stead. What she discovers there will change the lives of future generations. 1908 Sydney, NSWTamsin Alleyn has been given a mission: travel to the Hunter Valley and retrieve an old sketchbook of debateable value, gifted to the Mitchell Library by a recluse. But when she gets there, she finds there is more to the book than meets the eye, and more than one interested party. Shaw Everdene, a young antiquarian bookseller and lawyer, seems to have his own agenda when it comes to the book but Tamsin decides to work with him to try and discover the book's true provenance. The deeper they delve, the more intricate the mystery becomes.As the lives of two women a century apart converge, discoveries rise up from the past and reach into the future, with irrevocable consequences...
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              ISBN 9781489242433
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              Published NZ 18 Dec 2017
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Series Local HQ Fiction B
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              The Naturalist's Daughter

              The Naturalist's Daughter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooper, Tea

              • RRP: $29.99
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              1808 Agnes Banks, NSWRose Winton wants nothing more than to work with her father, eminent naturalist Charles Winton, on his groundbreaking study of the platypus. Not only does she love him with all her heart, but the discoveries they have made could turn the scientific world on i...ts head. When Charles is unable to make the long sea journey to present his findings to the prestigious Royal Society in England, Rosie must venture forth in his stead. What she discovers there will change the lives of future generations. 1908 Sydney, NSWTamsin Alleyn has been given a mission: travel to the Hunter Valley and retrieve an old sketchbook of debatable value, gifted to the Public Library by a recluse. But when she gets there, she finds there is more to the book than meets the eye, and more than one interested party. Shaw Everdene, a young antiquarian bookseller and lawyer seems to have his own agenda when it comes to the book A and Tamsin. In an attempt to discover the book's true provenance Tamsin decides to work with him.The deeper they delve, the more intricate the mystery becomes. As the lives of two women a century apart converge, discoveries rise up from the past and reach into the future, with irrevocable consequences...
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              ISBN 9781489242426
              Published NZ 18 Dec 2017
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Series Local HQ Fiction B
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              Lily's Leap
                

              Lily's Leap (EPUB ebook)

              By Cooper, Tea

              From Escape Publishing's Queen of historical Australian romance comes a new story about a privileged member of Australian's colonial squattocracy, a bushranger, and a very special horse. Born into the rough, but still privileged society of the Australian colonial landowners, Lili...beth Dungarven finds herself married, widowed, and, much to her distress, back under her father's thumb, all before her twenty-first birthday. Determined not to forgo her dream of breeding the perfect racehorse, Lilibeth ignores propriety and sets out to restore the family's flagging fortunes.When Captain Tom and his mismatched band of bushrangers stumble across a mob of the best horses they've ever seen, and the daughter of the famed Dungarven horse stud, they know their fortunes have changed. Their catch is worth a king's ransom. All they have to do is hold the daughter for seven days. How hard can it be to control the pampered daughter of a colonial upstart?
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              ISBN 9780857991713
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              Published NZ 1 Jul 2014
              Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Escape Historical Romance
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              THE CURRENCY LASS

              THE CURRENCY LASS (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooper, Tea

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              She can run but she can't hide...As her father's only heir, Catherine Cottingham expects to inherit their sprawling property in the Hunter Valley. What she doesn't understand is why her father is trying to push her into a marriage to the pompous and repulsive Sydney businessman H...enry W. Bartholomew. When the will is read it becomes clear money, or the lack of it, lay behind her father's plans. Catherine is mortified -- as a married woman all her possessions will pass to her husband, the overbearing Bartholomew. Her only alternative is to wait until her twenty-first birthday and inherit the property in her own right, but can she elude such a determined man until then? A chance encounter with a travelling circus and its fiery lead performer, Sergey Petrov, offers the perfect solution and Catherine escapes to the goldfields. But there is more to the circus than spangles and sawdust and Catherine finds herself drawn into a far-reaching web of fraud and forgery...A stunning new novel from the bestselling author of The Horse Thief and The Cedar Cutter
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              ISBN 9781489226556
              Published NZ 20 Feb 2017
              Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
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              The Girl In The Painting [Bolinda]

              The Girl In The Painting [Bolinda] (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By Cooper, Tea

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Another brilliant Australian historical mystery from bestselling author, Tea Cooper... Blurbs coming soon

              ISBN 9781460794876
              Published NZ 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Woman in the Green Dress [Bolinda]
               

              The Woman in the Green Dress [Bolinda] (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By Cooper, Tea; Read by Withoos, Casey

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              1853 Mogo Creek, NSW Della Atterton, bereft at the loss of her parents, is holed up in the place she loves best: the beautiful Hawkesbury in New South Wales. Happiest following the trade her father taught her, taxidermy, Della has no wish to return to Sydney. But the unexpected a...rrival of Captain Stefan von Richter on a quest to retrieve what could be Australia's first opal, precipitates Della's return to Sydney and her Curio Shop of Wonders, where she discovers her enigmatic aunt, Cordelia, is selling more than curiosities to collectors. Strange things are afoot and Della, a fly in a spider's web, is caught up in events with unimaginable consequences ... 1919 Sydney, NSW When London teashop waitress Fleur Richards inherits land and wealth in Australia from her husband, Hugh, killed in the war, she wants nothing to do with it. After all, accepting it will mean Hugh really is dead. But Hugh's lawyer is insistent, and so she finds herself ensconced in the Berkeley Hotel on Hunter St, Sydney, the reluctant owner of a Hawkesbury property and an old curio shop, now desolate and boarded up. As the real story of her inheritance unravels, Fleur finds herself in the company of a damaged returned soldier Kip, holding a thread that takes her deep into the past, a thread that could unravel a mystery surrounding an opal and a woman in a green dress; a green that is the colour of envy, the colour buried deep within an opal, the colour of poison ...
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              ISBN 9781460799598
              Published NZ 29 Jan 2019
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Woman in the Green Dress [Bolinda]
               

              The Woman in the Green Dress [Bolinda] (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By Cooper, Tea; Read by Withoos, Casey

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $16.99
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              1853 Mogo Creek, NSW Della Atterton, bereft at the loss of her parents, is holed up in the place she loves best: the beautiful Hawkesbury in New South Wales. Happiest following the trade her father taught her, taxidermy, Della has no wish to return to Sydney. But the unexpected a...rrival of Captain Stefan von Richter on a quest to retrieve what could be Australia's first opal, precipitates Della's return to Sydney and her Curio Shop of Wonders, where she discovers her enigmatic aunt, Cordelia, is selling more than curiosities to collectors. Strange things are afoot and Della, a fly in a spider's web, is caught up in events with unimaginable consequences ... 1919 Sydney, NSW When London teashop waitress Fleur Richards inherits land and wealth in Australia from her husband, Hugh, killed in the war, she wants nothing to do with it. After all, accepting it will mean Hugh really is dead. But Hugh's lawyer is insistent, and so she finds herself ensconced in the Berkeley Hotel on Hunter St, Sydney, the reluctant owner of a Hawkesbury property and an old curio shop, now desolate and boarded up. As the real story of her inheritance unravels, Fleur finds herself in the company of a damaged returned soldier Kip, holding a thread that takes her deep into the past, a thread that could unravel a mystery surrounding an opal and a woman in a green dress; a green that is the colour of envy, the colour buried deep within an opal, the colour of poison ...
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              ISBN 9781460799581
              Published NZ 29 Jan 2019
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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