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Jo Furniss

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Jo Furniss Hi Stephanie, thanks so much for taking the time to write. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed the ending - it was really important to me, because I…moreHi Stephanie, thanks so much for taking the time to write. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed the ending - it was really important to me, because I was so invested in Marlene and felt it was the only choice that was fitting for her. And also it somehow represents the relentlessness of mothering - how it never stops! Anyway, I'm not planning a sequel, but never say never. As I'm so deep in my second novel right now, I can't imagine a new story, but who knows what might happen later. All the best, Jo(less)
Jo Furniss Thank you! I'm not planning a sequel - my second novel is a standalone and I'm working on that at the moment. Maybe another story will emerge for…moreThank you! I'm not planning a sequel - my second novel is a standalone and I'm working on that at the moment. Maybe another story will emerge for Marlene or a character in her world, but I'm not thinking that way at the moment :)(less)
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All the Little Children

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You may have heard a little something something about Mr Trump and Mr Kim achieving world peace in Singapore. They'll hole up in the Capella, Sentosa island, to thrash it out - this hotel is a great choice as it has a lovely spa and a long view over the Straits of Singapore. Gorgeous at night! Did I mention that my next novel is set in Singapore? The main character in The Trailing Spouse lives...

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“You know how people say they would die for their kids? I never got that. What good are we dead? What’s hard is living for your kids. We only matter because we matter to them. It’s doubly true now.”
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“A moment when the worst had already happened, so there was nothing left to worry about. I wanted to stop forever in that pause between cause and effect. A place where I didn’t have to be responsible for everybody all of the time.”
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“Farther down the road, a hatchback was wrapped around a lamppost, a hanging basket embedded in its windshield. In the other direction was the desolate cricket field. There were no signs of human life. I”
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