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This book is a work of fiction set in the small, rural town of Waroona in the 1970’s. The story follows the experiences of the main character, Emilia (Milly) Garcia, and her best friend, Patricia (Patty) Brennan. Milly is trying to come to terms with her Italian heritage, the unfamiliar emotions of adolescence, and her attraction to Patty’s brother, Flynn. Should she let h ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published December 31st 2010 by Createspace
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This is a deceptively gentle book that takes you on that old, familiar roller-coaster ride of adolescent love.
Set in Australia in the early seventies, this is a story of a small community, family discord, religious and racial prejudices, friendship and loyalty; and children struggling to find their own identity in the see-saw of adult relationships. The novel skilfully portrays Milly, a young girl on the brink of sexual awareness and adult emotions; her conflicting feelings, her first kiss, the
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Aussie Readers: Free Giveaway for Christmas 2 22 Dec 09, 2011 02:33AM  
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I live in a small country town in the south west of Western Australia. I am an avid reader, and have been writing from a young age.
My debut novel 'Heart's Promise' and my second novel 'Where The Heart Is' are works of fiction set in my hometown and the stories are woven from my experiences and those of others I have known.
I like variety and have released a sexy romance novel - Candy's Man.
My four
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