Dettman, Joy

The Silent Inheritance: Joy Dettman

Macmillan Dettman 2016 Review: Lesley Vick Synopsis Sarah Carter, mother of 12-year-old Marni, is raising her daughter alone in a small granny flat in suburban Melbourne. A serial killer, dubbed ‘The Freeway Killer’, is headline news and when Marni’s classmate is abducted from the mall where Sarah and Marni shop, their city no longer feels

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Pearl In A Cage by Joy Dettman

Author: Joy Dettman Publisher: Mac Millan Review By: Bronwen Scott Book Synopsis: On a balmy midsummer’s evening in 1923, a young woman foreign, dishevelled and heavily pregnant is found unconscious just off the railway tracks in the tiny logging community of Woody Creek. The town midwife, Gertrude Foote, is roused from her bed when the

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