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Kerry Letheby

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I was born at Loxton, in South Australia’s Riverland region. Most of my childhood friends were found within the pages of books in the school library, where I spent most of my time. I developed a particular love for historical fiction, and I also loved stories in which the characters demonstrated inspirational courage.
The origins of my writing are deeply rooted in this time.
When I left school, I wanted to be an artist or writer, but my well-meaning father told me that neither of these would pay my rent, and he encouraged me to be a teacher instead. I taught for some years in both the public and private sectors, having three sons along the way.
I then moved from teacher to home-schooling mother for a few years, and then into full time pastoral
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It’s been a busy few months since September last year. In that time, I have had to turn a lot of personal energy in the direction of my family and I’ve also taken a three-week trip to Europe. I’ve also been busy with another website - totally unrelated to writing, but needing lots of writing - and I’ve spent some time in hospital. So all in all, things have been busy, with very little time to w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 09, 2014 13:59 • 87 views • Tags: mt-gambier, rotary-book-fair, wendy-altschwager
Average rating: 4.69 · 13 ratings · 9 reviews · 1 distinct workSimilar authors
Mine To Avenge

4.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Part of Chapter 3 of Mine to Avenge (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: Mine to Avenge is about a generational vendetta between two Greek families. The following passage relates the origins of the feud with the breakdown of a friendship.
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“Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.”
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