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Moth to the Flame : The Woody Creek Series : Book Three - Joy Dettman

Moth to the Flame

The Woody Creek Series : Book Three

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In Moth to the Flame, Joy Dettman returns with another dazzling tale of the unforgettable characters of Woody Creek.

The year is 1946. The war ended five months ago. Jim Hooper, Jenny Morrison's only love, was lost to that war. And if not for Jenny, he would never have gone.

"An eye for an eye," Vern Hooper says. An unforgiving man, Vern wants custody of Jenny's son, his only grandson, and is quietly planning his day in court.

Then Jenny's father Archie Foote swoops back into town. Archie offers Jenny a tantalising chance at fame and fortune; one way or another he is determined to play a part in her life.

Is Jenny's luck about to change, or is she drawn to trouble like a moth is drawn to the flame?

About the Author

Joy Dettman was born in country Victoria and spent her early years in towns on either side of the Murray River. She is an award-winning writer of short stories, the complete collection of which, Diamonds in the Mud, was published in 2007, as well as the highly acclaimed novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl, Yesterday's Dust, The Seventh Day, Henry's Daughter, One Sunday, Pearl in a Cage and Thorn on the Rose. Moth to the Flame is Joy's third novel in her Woody Creek series.

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Well Written

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    Comments about Moth to the Flame:

    I love reading and would not recommend any book I did not enjoy and this book/writer is wonderful

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    Comments about Moth to the Flame:

    Good family saga in a compelling era. Once you understand how this family fits together it's unputdownable!

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    pick up a book bangs goes the housework

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        great reading hard to put down

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        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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        ISBN: 9781742610818
        ISBN-10: 1742610811
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 540
        Published: 1st March 2012
        Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
        Country of Publication: AU
        Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.1  x 3.4
        Weight (kg): 0.39
        Edition Number: 1