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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 The Three Miss Allens
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'In 1934, the three Miss Allens - Ruby, Adeline and Clara - arrive in the seaside town of Remarkable Bay for their annual summer holiday. It’s the last time they’ll spend summers as a family. Adeline is engaged, Ruby is weighing up an offer, and Clara is just eighteen and about to start her life. But by summer’s end, the lives they have known will change irrevocably and a mysterious secret will tear the family apart.

'Eighty-two years later, Ruby’s great-granddaughter Roma Harris moves to the now sleepy Remarkable Bay, retreating from tragedy. Roma’s distant cousin Addy arrives too, fleeing a life with too much drama. It’s only when the women discover an old guest book that they start asking questions about the mysterious third Miss Allen. Who was she? Why has she disappeared from the family’s history?

'If they solve this mystery from their past, could it change the women’s futures?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Australia,
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      Mira Books ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Reprinted: 2018
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 November 2016.

      ISBN: 9781489210746, 1489210741

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Works about this Work

Seaside Secrets Maureen Eppen , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Good Reading , December 2016; (p. 24-26)
'Serious social issues, including the plight of unwed mothers, domestic violence and the place of women in Australia's history are wrapped in poignant romance in Victoria Purman's new novel, The Three Miss Allens. She speaks with Maureen Eppen about the inspiration behind the family saga set on the South Australian coast.' (Publication abstract)
Seaside Secrets Maureen Eppen , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Good Reading , December 2016; (p. 24-26)
'Serious social issues, including the plight of unwed mothers, domestic violence and the place of women in Australia's history are wrapped in poignant romance in Victoria Purman's new novel, The Three Miss Allens. She speaks with Maureen Eppen about the inspiration behind the family saga set on the South Australian coast.' (Publication abstract)
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