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Jacaranda Blue - Joy Dettman

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Published: February 2000
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For forty-four years Stella Templeton has been a dutiful daughter and a good citizen, living in Maidenville, population 2,800 where nothing happens.

Until one hot summer afternoon.

An ugly act has lifted the respectable skirts of Maidenville and mystery starts to surround the daughter of the local minister. Then the disappearance of a sixteen-year-old boy adds to the neighbourhood confusion. Does something rotten lurk behind the neatly trimmed hedges and white picket fences that divide this sleepy town? No-one comes close to knowing the dreadful truth - but after forty-four years of doing the right thing, Stella Templeton is starting to blossom...

About the Author

Joy Dettman was born in Echuca, Victoria and now lives in Melbourne. Joy, a mother of four, is a full-time writer of award-winning short stories and the highly acclaimed novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl, Yesterday's Dust, The Seventh Day, Henry's Daughter and One Sunday.

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joy dettman - wonderful writer

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from tasmania

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

Cons

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ISBN: 9780330361965
ISBN-10: 0330361961
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: February 2000
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.28

Joy Dettman

Joy Dettman was born in Echuca, Victoria, and now lives in Melbourne. It was a creative writing course in 1988 which helped to turn a lifelong interest into an obsession. As well as being a mother of four, Joy is now a full-time writer and published author of several award-winning short stories as well as her best-selling novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl, Yesterday's Dust and The Seventh Day which have all been critical and commercial successes.

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