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In the hot summer of 2008, a tragic accident at the lake on the outskirts of Lawson's Bend forever scars the townsfolk. At an end-of-year celebratory campout, several students from the local high school drown and Henrietta Bolton loses her best friend, Georgie, to the murky waters. Unable to accept this as an accident, Henny runs from the small country town vowing never to ...more
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Published February 4th 2019 by Allen & Unwin
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Brenda
Henny Bolton hadn’t been back to Lawson’s Bend since the terrible accident ten years prior, but now that her mother had died, she needed to return to sort everything out with the house. She wasn’t going to stay, but gradually the town and its people found their way into her heart once again. The memorial for the ten-year anniversary, which was held not long after Henny’s mother’s funeral was hard; seeing her friends there – and knowing of the ones who were missing – was even harder.

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‘It was a pretty place, nestled between rolling hills, long paddocks and vineyards, but to Henny, once you looked past the aesthetics there was a feeling of perpetual loss hanging over it like a great dark cloud.’

Nicole Hurley-Moore has well and truly settled herself into my list of go-to Australian rural fiction authors. With each new release, Nicole Hurley-Moore seems to be going from strength to strength, honing in on her excellent penmanship and
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Bree T
Henny got the heck out of her country town a decade ago after a terrible tragedy. She’s spent her time since that drifting from job to job, travelling, not really doing much. When her mother dies suddenly, Henny is forced back to Lawson’s Bend for the funeral and also to pack up the house and make some decisions. There are some people still in town that never left – people she went to school with who have made their lives in the small central Victorian town and Henny is pleasantly surprised to b ...more
B Yates
Mar 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Where to start? I could not put this book down! Every page had me wanting more.

Henny Bolton left Lawson’s Bend 10 years ago when a terrible accident happened. But when her mother unfortunately dies, she has to return back home for the funeral and to pack up her mothers house. She wasn’t planning on staying in town for long, as it brought back horrible memories. However when there’s another tragedy at the reservoir Henny realises that she still has unanswered questions about what happened all tho
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Could not put this down!
Every page had me wanting me and left me guessing what was going to happen next
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