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The Solitaire Ghost (Blackston Gold #1)

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Dorian Wild has a car, a good apartment, a junior partnership in a law firm, and a solid relationship. Then a seeming ghost walks out of an elevator floor, and rebalances a miner's panning dish on top of her head.

Suddenly Dorian Wild also has danger, tragedy, mystery, break-ins, mayhem, an unscrupulous megacorp on her trail, and a whole new concept of reality. Especially w
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Paperback, 302 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by Five Star
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Warren Rochelle
Jul 17, 2012 Warren Rochelle rated it it was amazing
Dorian is the junior partner of an Ibisville, North Queensland law firm and she has a good life: a good apartment, close friends, and a strong relationship with a great guy. Then, one day she, while “[juggling] a trio of lunch bags” in the elevator in her building, on the way to her law firm’s office on the eighth floor, Dorian sees a ghost. A tall man, he walks out of the elevator floor. He has a beard like a Victorian patriarch, “dark, the rich bronzed dark of a red-cedar wood. A young man’s ...more
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Dec 01, 2011 Joyce rated it liked it
I took a bit of getting into, but once I got involved with the characters I enjoyed it. Written by an Australian, even I had to think about some of the words used in the text, but I figured them out. There is obviously a sequel in the works as the story finished with someone just walking through a door.
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Katharine is a judge for the Sara Douglass 'Book Series' Award. This entry is the personal opinion of Katharine herself, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of any judging panel, the judging coordinator or the Aurealis Awards management team.

I won't be recording my thoughts (if I choose to) here until after the AA are over.
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Sylvia Kelso lives in North Queensland, Australia. She writes fantasy and SF set in analogue or alternate Australian settings. She has published six fantasy novels, two of which, The Moving Water (2006) and Amberlight (2007) were finalists for best fantasy novel of the year in the Australian Aurealis genre fiction awards.
Her most recent novel-length work is a two-volume contemporary fantasy, the
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