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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'When you’re all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them?

'When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start.

'In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War Two medic – Samuel Riordan, the homestead’s former occupant – and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him.

'But as Audrey digs deeper into Samuel’s story, she discovers he was accused of bashing to death a young woman on his return from the war in 1946. When she learns about other unexplained deaths in recent years – one of them a young woman with injuries echoing those of the first victim – she begins to suspect that the killer is still very much alive.

'And now Audrey, thanks to her need to uncover the past, has provided him with good reason to want to kill again.

'An enthralling, haunting tale of obsession, love and courage.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simon and Schuster , 2013 .
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      Extent: 400p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 September 2013
      ISBN: 9781922052384 (pbk.)
    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simon and Schuster Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 1vp.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 September 2016
      ISBN: 9781925456257

Works about this Work

Book Club : Book of the Month 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: Good Reading , September 2014; (p. 18-20)

'She started her working life as a graphic artist. But novelist Anna Romer was always mesmerised by the power of words. She wrote in secret, and eventually summoned up the courage to write her first novel, Thornwood House. Now on the brink of publishing her second novel, Lyrebird Hill, Anna tells us about the lure of secrets in novels, overcoming

self-doubt – and wrangling snakes.' (18)

Thornwood House Kim Sweetman , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14-15 September 2013; (p. 21)
Thornwood House Kim Sweetman , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14-15 September 2013; (p. 21)
Book Club : Book of the Month 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: Good Reading , September 2014; (p. 18-20)

'She started her working life as a graphic artist. But novelist Anna Romer was always mesmerised by the power of words. She wrote in secret, and eventually summoned up the courage to write her first novel, Thornwood House. Now on the brink of publishing her second novel, Lyrebird Hill, Anna tells us about the lure of secrets in novels, overcoming

self-doubt – and wrangling snakes.' (18)

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