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              Books by Vanessa McCausland

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              The Valley of Lost Stories

              The Valley of Lost Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $26.25
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              Beautiful, beguiling and treacherous ... Big Little Lies meets Picnic at Hanging Rock in a remote valley in the Blue Mountains. Four women and their children are invited to stay at the beautiful but remote Capertee Valley west of Sydney, over the Blue Mountains. This is a place h...aunted by secrets. Once home to a burgeoning mining industry, now all that remains are ruins slowly being swallowed by the bush and a stunning, renovated art deco hotel, once the jewel of the valley. In 1948 Clara Black walked into the night, never to be seen again. As the valley beguiles these four friends, and haunts them in equal measure, each is forced to confront secrets of her own. But as the mystery of what happened 80 years earlier unravels, one of the four women also vanishes into this bewitching but wild place. Praise for The Lost Summers of Driftwood: 'McCausland is a natural storyteller who weaves love, loss, mystery and secrets into a satisfying tale' Herald Sun 'You'll be on the edge of your seat as surprising secrets unfold on every page' Woman's Day 'Full of mystery and romance, this is the perfect atmospheric summer read' Who Weekly
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              ISBN 9781460759561
              Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              731 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Lost Summers Of Driftwood
               

              Lost Summers Of Driftwood (Paperback)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $18.74
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              • Pub Date
                5 May 21

              'Like the slow-moving river that flows through the story, this compelling mystery will creep up on you and pull you in.' Josephine Moon An absorbing drama about broken dreams, first love and the mystery of a lost sister, for all fans of Hannah Richell and Kate Morton. 'A cracking... read' Maggie Alderson Is it more dangerous to forget ... or to remember? Phoebe's life has fallen apart and there's only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family's abandoned holiday cottage. On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of her older sister's suicide, a year before. Why did Karin leave a note written in flowers and walk into the water? Phoebe's childhood love, Jez, has moved back to the beautiful old house, Driftwood, one jetty down. He's married now and the home has become a refuge for an unlikely little community. As the river begins to give up its secrets, Phoebe finds herself caught up in old feelings and new mysteries. The Lost Summers of Driftwood is a story of lost loves, rekindled passions, tragedy and betrayal set against the backdrop of an idyllic south coast town. Praise for The Lost Summers of Driftwood: 'This tender and evocative story of the power of love, grief and memories will resonate with so many readers thanks to the power of Vanessa McCausland's storytelling and her understanding of human nature.' Sophie Green, author of The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club 'McCausland is a natural storyteller who weaves love, loss, mystery and secrets into a satisfying tale' Herald Sun 'You'll be on the edge of your seat as surprising secrets unfold on every page' Woman's Day 'Full of mystery and romance, this is the perfect atmospheric summer read' Who Weekly 'Pure reading pleasure! Evocatively written and with beautifully realised characters whose loves and losses play out against a lush and mysterious backdrop, I kept turning the pages, desperate to know what would happen
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              ISBN 9781460760314
              Published NZ 5 May 2021
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Lost Summers of Driftwood

              The Lost Summers of Driftwood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $24.74
              • Save $8.25
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              Is it more dangerous to forget ... or to remember? A compelling drama about broken dreams, first love and the mystery of a lost sister, for all fans of Hannah Richell and Kate Morton.

              ISBN 9781460757680
              Published NZ 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              371 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Lost Summers of Driftwood [Bolinda]
               

              The Lost Summers of Driftwood [Bolinda] (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
              • Save $5.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              She remembered this part of the trip during the day time. Her sisters on either side in the back. The sunlight flickering through branches was like looking through a kaleidoscope. How could that be so long ago? How could so much have gone wrong? Phoebe's life has fallen apart and... there's only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family's abandoned holiday cottage. On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of her older sister's suicide, a year before. Why did Karin leave a note written in flowers and walk into the water? Phoebe's childhood love, Jez, has moved back to the beautiful old house, Driftwood, one jetty down. He's married now and the home has become a refuge for an unlikely little community. As the river begins to give up its secrets, Phoebe finds herself caught up in old feelings and new mysteries.
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              ISBN 9781460794388
              Published NZ 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              3 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Lost Summers of Driftwood [Bolinda]
               

              The Lost Summers of Driftwood [Bolinda] (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
              • Save $5.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              She remembered this part of the trip during the day time. Her sisters on either side in the back. The sunlight flickering through branches was like looking through a kaleidoscope. How could that be so long ago? How could so much have gone wrong? Phoebe's life has fallen apart and... there's only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family's abandoned holiday cottage. On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of her older sister's suicide, a year before. Why did Karin leave a note written in flowers and walk into the water? Phoebe's childhood love, Jez, has moved back to the beautiful old house, Driftwood, one jetty down. He's married now and the home has become a refuge for an unlikely little community. As the river begins to give up its secrets, Phoebe finds herself caught up in old feelings and new mysteries.
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              ISBN 9781460794371
              Published NZ 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              3 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Lost Summers of Driftwood
                

              Lost Summers of Driftwood (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

              • RRP: $65.99
              • $65.99
              • To Order/ Indent titles

              Like the slow-moving river that flows through the story, this compelling mystery will creep up on you and pull you in.' Josephine Moon An absorbing drama about broken dreams, first love and the mystery of a lost sister, for all fans of Hannah Richell and Kate Morton. 'A cracking ...read' Maggie Alderson Is it more dangerous to forget ... or to remember? Phoebe's life has fallen apart and there's only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family's abandoned holiday cottage. On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of her older sister's suicide, a year before. Why did Karin leave a note written in flowers and walk into the water? Phoebe's childhood love, Jez, has moved back to the beautiful old house, Driftwood, one jetty down. He's married now and the home has become a refuge for an unlikely little community. As the river begins to give up its secrets, Phoebe finds herself caught up in old feelings and new mysteries. The Lost Summers of Driftwood is a story of lost loves, rekindled passions, tragedy and betrayal set against the backdrop of an idyllic south coast town. Praise for The Lost Summers of Driftwood: 'This tender and evocative story of the power of love, grief and memories will resonate with so many readers thanks to the power of Vanessa McCausland's storytelling and her understanding of human nature.' Sophie Green, author of The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club 'McCausland is a natural storyteller who weaves love, loss, mystery and secrets into a satisfying tale' Herald Sun 'You'll be on the edge of your seat as surprising secrets unfold on every page' Woman's Day 'Full of mystery and romance, this is the perfect atmospheric summer read' Who Weekly 'Pure reading pleasure! Evocatively written and with beautifully realised characters whose loves and losses play out against a lush and mysterious backdrop, I kept turning the pages, desperate to know what would happen,
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              ISBN 9780369337511
              Released NZ 15 May 2020
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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