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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Sticks and Stones
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'Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.

'"What a ridiculous saying."

'Jenny nodded. "Bruises heal, eventually, but the words - they're there forever."

'"Actually the words are like sticks and stones," said Fiona quietly. "Sharp and spiky and painful. Like little missiles."

'Maddie had thought the support group might help her. But with a sense of almost giddy relief she can't identify at all with these women. She knew what Jake would say - sad, sorry bunch of females... drowning in bitterness and the inability to move on. And she felt relieved that she didn't belong.

'But she had been wrong about so much lately. Wrong to think that everything was over, wrong to think that the law would protect her, and wrong to think that after six long years she could finally drop her guard and enjoy family life free of fear.

'Because now Jake's found them. And he's taken the children. And he's going to make Maddie pay.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Sequel to Broken.

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Works about this Work

Take Three : Chick Lit Louise Crossman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 13 February 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of Sticks and Stones Ilsa Evans , 2010 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 October 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Sticks and Stones Ilsa Evans , 2010 single work novel ; Something in Common James Grieve , 2010 single work novella
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 October 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Sticks and Stones Ilsa Evans , 2010 single work novel ; Something in Common James Grieve , 2010 single work novella
Take Three : Chick Lit Louise Crossman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 13 February 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of Sticks and Stones Ilsa Evans , 2010 single work novel
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