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Half Moon Bay - Helene Young

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Ellie Wilding has been running from her past, but when the residents of Half Moon Bay call for help she knows it's finally time to return home. As an international photojournalist, she's used to violence in war zones, but she's shocked when it erupts in the sleepy hamlet on the north coast of New South Wales, threatening all she holds dear.

Battle-weary Nicholas Lawson walked away from his military career leaving unfinished business. In a coastal backwater, that decision returns to haunt him. He remembers all too vividly his last lethal assignment in Afghanistan when Ellie's sister, Nina, was shot and killed. Ellie's been in his dreams ever since, even if she doesn't remember him…

As a storm rages and floodwaters rise, Ellie struggles to save her community. But who can she trust? Nick Lawson, the dangerously attractive stranger with secrets, or an old friend who's never let her down?

A compelling story of danger and desire by the award-winning author of Burning Lies.

About the Author

Helene Young lives aboard a catamaran moored near the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea. She shares her sailing adventures with her husband and their dog, Zeus. Her work as a senior captain with a major regional airline takes her all over Australia and she draws inspiration for her stories from the communities she visits. She won the Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) Romantic Book of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012. She was also voted most popular romantic suspense author by the Romance Readers of Australia (ARRA) in 2010 and 2011, and shortlisted for the same award in 2012.

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    5.0

    Great read

    By Sue Z

    from Sydney

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    Pros

    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Page-Turner

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      Comments about Half Moon Bay:

      Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Characters were realistic and kept you turning the page

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      3.0

      Nothing spectacular - Nothing ordinary

      By Apey

      from West Wyalong, NSW

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      Pros

      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Informative

      Cons

      • A Bit Slow
      • Not What I Expected

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      Comments about Half Moon Bay:

      Good story, yet a little slow in places

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      5.0

      Romantic Supsense at its Best

      By GeckoGirl Reads

      from Melbourne, Au

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Informative
      • Page-Turner
      • Well Written

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        Comments about Half Moon Bay:

        This great book will have you hooked from the first page to the last. This Award Winning Australian Author has kept up her excellent standards with her newest book that has something for everyone, a bit of travel, espionage, mystery, suspense and don't forget some simmering romance. Pick up Half Moon Bay today and you won't be disappointed.

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        5.0

        Thrilling romance and suspense

        By Shelleyrae

        from NSW

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Engaging characters
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

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          Comments about Half Moon Bay:

          With the wonderful balance of action, intrigue and romance which Helene Young always gets exactly right, Half Moon Bay is an exciting and engaging novel.Once I began Half Moon Bay I was reluctant to put it down, caught up in it's exhilarating tale of romance and suspense. It was no less than I expected though from award winning author Helene Young. Half Moon Bay is a fantastic page turner and one I recommend you add to your must read shelf.

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          Helene Young

          Multi-award winning author Helene Young lives aboard a catamaran moored near the Great Barrier Reef with her husband and their dog, Zeus. She draws inspiration for her stories from the communities she visits all over Australia as a senior airline captain. Helene won the Romance Writers of Australia 's (RWA) Romantic Book of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012. She was also voted most popular romantic suspense author by the Australian Romance Readers Association (ARRA) in 2010 and 2011, and is shortlisted for the Daphne du Maurier Award for Crime/Suspense in 2013.

          Visit Helene Young's Booktopia Author Page


          ISBN: 9781921901584
          ISBN-10: 1921901586
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 392
          Published: 22nd May 2013
          Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 2.9
          Weight (kg): 23.0
          Edition Number: 1