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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Ember Island
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'From nineteenth-century England to present-day Australia - a riveting story of secrets and scandal.

'1891: Orphaned as a small child, Tilly Kirkland found a loving, safe home with her grandfather in Dorset. But nineteenth-century England is an unforgiving place for a young woman with limited means and as her grandfather's health fails, it seems perfect timing that she meets Jasper Dellafore. Yet her new husband is not all he seems. Alone in the Channel Islands, Tilly finds her dream of a loving marriage is turning into a nightmare.

'2012: Bestselling novelist Nina Jones is struggling with writer's block and her disappointing personal life. Nothing is quite working. After a storm damages Starwater, her house on Ember Island, she decides to stay for a while and oversee the repairs: it s a perfect excuse to leave her problems behind her on the mainland. Then Nina discovers diary pages hidden in the walls of the old home. And a mystery unravels that she is determined to solve.

'Though the two women are separated by years, Starwater House will alter the course of both their lives. Nina will find that secrets never stay buried and Tilly learns that what matters most is trusting your heart. '

Notes

  • Dedication: For Meg Vann, from one big girl to another.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2013 .
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      Extent: 429p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 20 August 2013
      ISBN: 9780733630477 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Touchstone [New York] ,
      2014 .
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      Extent: 432p.p.
      ISBN: 9781476743509, 1476743509
Alternative title: Das Sternenhaus : Roman
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Droemer Knaur ,
      2014 .
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      Source: Amazon
      Extent: 439p.
      Note/s:
      • Also published in digital format.
      ISBN: 9783426653548, 9783426653548

Works about this Work

Kim Homes in on Inspiration Fran Metcalf , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August - 1 September 2013; (p. 19)

'The author revives her muse by setting her fifth novel in her childhood backyard of Moreton Bay...'

Phoenix from the Embers of Abuse William Yeoman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 August 2013; (p. 6)

— Review of Ember Island Kimberley Freeman , 2013 single work novel
Phoenix from the Embers of Abuse William Yeoman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 August 2013; (p. 6)

— Review of Ember Island Kimberley Freeman , 2013 single work novel
Kim Homes in on Inspiration Fran Metcalf , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August - 1 September 2013; (p. 19)

'The author revives her muse by setting her fifth novel in her childhood backyard of Moreton Bay...'

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