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    Bruce and Denise Morcombe launched their book, Where is Daniel? in Brisbane's City Hall on Tuesday 5 August. The book details what the family has experienced since Daniel was abducted in December 2003. Daniel Morcombe disappeared on the Sunshine Coast, while waiting for a bus. For Daniel’s parents, Bruce and Denise, and his two brothers, it was apparent within hours that something was very wrong. In the first few days following Daniel’s disappearance, Bruce and Denise made a promise to their son that they would never ever stop looking for him, and bring who was responsible to justice. Where is...

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    Evie Wyld has won the 2014 Miles Franklin Award for her moving novel All the Birds, Singing. Who or what is watching Jake Whyte from the woods? Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It’s just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep – every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything. There are foxes in the woods, a strange...

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The Booker-shortlisted novelist has published his latest short story, The Right Sort, on Twitter this week. The story is set in the same world as his forthcoming novel The Bone Clocks and was presented as an ‘amuse-bouche’ for the novel which will be published in September.

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