AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 16482751604468237.jpg
Image courtesy of publisher's website.
y separately published work icon Love and Fireworks anthology   novella   romance  
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Love and Fireworks
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'A mystery philanthropist holds a New Year's Eve party every year, and this year the party is being held on a mega yacht in Sydney Harbour to raise money for the Community Heroes Foundation.

'This annual party is famous! Tickets cost a thousand bucks a pop, they sell out in seconds, but guess what?

'There are secret tickets. Golden secret tickets. And all you have to do to win one is be nominated by a member of the public for being a community hero.

'Will you receive a golden ticket this year?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


* Contents derived from the
Jellyfish Press , 2020 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Love Is a Happy Ending, Stella Quinn , single work novella romance

'Joanna spends her days digging up dinosaur fossils in the Queensland outback, dreaming of one day leading her own excavation team. When she saves a kid from a runaway excavator, she has no idea she'll be getting a golden ticket in the mail to attend a flash party on New Year's Eve in Sydney's glamourous harbour. A ticket for her ... plus one.

'She's living in a tent. She doesn't own a dress. She definitely doesn't have a plus one. But somehow, at the stroke of midnight, she's going to find herself with a happy new ending.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Making the News, Megan Mayfair , single work novella romance

'Journalist Niall and public relations manager Emma have never met, but neither can stand the other. When Niall attends the New Year's Eve yacht party, he's chasing the interview with a reclusive community hero that will define his career, but will uncovering Emma's secret spark a story that neither of them could have predicted?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Double Trouble, Anna Foxkirk , single work novella romance

'Alice has pretended to be her identical twin sister Sophie before, but stepping into her shoes on New Year's Eve singing in the band hired to entertain guests aboard a luxury yacht means double the usual trouble ... especially as she's so lovestruck by lead singer, Guy. Will there be fireworks or will she end up in deep water?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

The Guessing Game, Marianne Bayliss , single work novella romance

'Tech hardware guru Jock knows exactly who the mysterious philanthropist of the party-of-the-year is, but he's keeping his secret close to his chest, especially while it gives him the perfect excuse to stay close to career-driven Caitlin. The Guessing Game is a little more fun and a lot more tempting than he ever imagined.

'Can he keep his identity secret until the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, or will Caitlin discover the truth?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Cupboard Cupid, Jayne Kingsley , single work novella romance

'Sam Hunt is the golden girl of Meadow Bay. Having never strayed far from the small seaside town, she’s not overjoyed when her firefighter unit nominates her for an elusive golden ticket for unsung heroes of Australia. Onboard a boat filled with more glamour than her eyes can abide, she seeks out the solace of an empty cupboard.

'Devereaux Jackson is famous. Desperate to be known for something other than his notorious parents, he’s in town to set up a venture that’s close to his heart. Being hunted by a socialite, he ducks into a cupboard to escape.

'These two are an unlikely match, but Cupid works in mysterious ways …'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Blueberry Lane ed.).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 18 Nov 2020 08:57:47