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Sandpiper Drift (South Africa Series #2)
by Vanessa Del Fabbro (Goodreads Author)
When journalist Monica Brunetti enters the town of Lady Helen, she is awed by its beauty. The picturesque South African village takes hold of her heart, especially the beleaguered residents of Sandpiper Drift, who are threatened with eviction from their tranquil neighborhood beside the lagoon. And so Monica packs up her laptop, her adopted sons and her housekeeper, Francin ...more
Paperback, 315 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Steeple Hill
(first published 2006)
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When Monica, a (white) journalist, lands a new job in Lady Helen -- a tiny town in South Africa, which was once ruled by an apartheid government -- she must move Sipho and Mandla, her 2 (black) adopted sons, and Francina, her (black) nanny/housekeeper. There, they start a new life together. Will Monica's new job at a local newspaper fulfill her needs, or will the unconventional family need to move yet again? When Francina meets a man, will she choose a future separate from the people she has com ...more
“ second book in a series of 4. The continuing story of Monica and her two adopted sons as they move from Johannesburg to a small town called Lady Helen on the west coast of South Africa along with the housekeeper Francina. Monica starts to run the newspaper for the town and had to go up against a land developer, trying to displace quite a few of the poorer families.”