Good Reading : May 2016
It’s the roaring twenties in the Manhattan of gin, jazz and prosperity. Women wear makeup, sport hitched hemlines and enjoy a new freedom to vote and work. Not so for Evelyn Lockhart, who is forbidden from pursuing her passion to become one of the first female doctors. Chasing her dream will mean turning her back on her family: her competitive sister, Viola; her conservative parents; and Charlie, the childhood best friend she is expected to marry. To enter, tell us the career that Evelyn wants to follow. Write your answer on the back of an envelope and mail to ‘A Kiss for Mr Fitzgerald Competition’, Good Reading, 14/7 Rosebery Place, Balmain NSW 2041 or enter on our website. Win a book about a small-town girl with huge career ambitions in 1920s New York. Competitions Terms and conditions 1. Entry is open to all residents of Australia and New Zealand from 1 to 31 May 2016. 2. Employees and the immediate families of the promoter and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible. 3. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 4 . The first correct entries drawn on 1 June 2016 win a copy of the book. 5. The promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected mail. 6. The winners of the prizes will be published on the Good Reading Magazine website in June 2016. Visit our Facebook page for more great competitions! Australian crime fiction [Lacuna] The Orchid Nursery is the winner of the 2016 Norma K Hemming Award for excellence in explorations of diversity in speculative fiction. Paperback 224pp $24.50, Ebook $7.99 “David Edge is a Chinese Whisper.” So Constable Carol Porter learns while digging into one of Edge’s cold cases, unsure if she’s investigating the crime, the crim or the ex-cop. But to petty thief Ben Bovell, Edge is his only friend, his hero, and the one person he can trust — to keep the promise he extracts from Edge when Ben walks into his daughter’s day- care centre wearing a bomb. In the aftermath, a cast of cops, crims, muscle for hire, sex workers, streetkids and bystanders encounter Edge as he too delves into a past he’d prefer was undisturbed. Who is David Edge? David Edge is a Chinese whisper ... Paperback 324pp $29.95, Ebook $7.99 Find Lacuna books online and instore. Order your copy now. WINNER Australian crime fiction NEW www.lacunapublishing.com IManhattan of gin, jazz and prosperity. Women wear makeup, sport hitched hemlines and enjoy a new freedom to vote and work. Not so for Evelyn Lockhart, who is forbidden from pursuing her Win one of five copies of A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald by Natasha Lester, rrp $29.99 each!