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'The Ties That Bind is an emotionally riveting debut novel about the power of a mother's love and the bonds among family that, though severed, can never be fully broken.

'On opposite sides of the world, two lives are changed forever. One by the smallest bruise. The other by a devastating bushfire. And both by a shocking secret . . .

'Miami art curator Courtney Hamilton and her husband David live the perfect life until their ten-year-old son Matthew is diagnosed with leukaemia. He needs a bone-marrow transplant but, with Courtney being adopted, the chances of finding a match within his family are slim.

'Desperate to find a donor, Courtney tracks the scattered details of her birth 15,000 kilometres away, to the remote town of Somerset in the Victorian bush.

'Meanwhile Jade Taylor wakes up in hospital in Somerset having survived the deadly bushfire that destroyed the family home and their beloved olive groves. Gone too are the landmarks that remind her of her mother, Asha, a woman whose repeated absences scarred her childhood.

'As Jade rallies her fractured family to rebuild their lives, Courtney arrives in the burnt countryside to search for her lost parents - but discovers far more . . . ' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 448p.
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      • Published 30th May 2016
      ISBN: 9781925324075

Works about this Work

Review : The Ties That Bind Melissa Wilson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , June 2016; (p. 37)

— Review of The Ties That Bind Lexi Landsman , 2016 single work novel
The Search for Self Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 June 2016; (p. 1, 6)
'Love of family and home are at the heart of Lexi Landsman's debut, writes Amanda Ellis.'
Review : The Ties That Bind Melissa Wilson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , June 2016; (p. 37)

— Review of The Ties That Bind Lexi Landsman , 2016 single work novel
The Search for Self Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 June 2016; (p. 1, 6)
'Love of family and home are at the heart of Lexi Landsman's debut, writes Amanda Ellis.'
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