Young and successful, Australian Maddy Maquire has fallen in love with a Mexican. She thinks he's going to save her from her despair auntil he wants her to have their baby. She can't have a child; she knows families are dangerous. On the other side of the world, Bostonian Bill Bixton's got it all amoney, power, friends in high places. After he throws the retirement party of the decade, he realises what he's been missing all along- the ability to truly love. Maddy and Bill's fates converge deep in the heart of Mexico, in search of the truth about a woman who has irrevocably changed both their destinies- Lilia de Las Flores aheroine or murderess? But when they leave behind their lives of ordered logic for the sultry, closed town of Aaguasecas, they find that ghostly shadows and suspicious locals make the truth hard to uncover.
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(209mm x 155mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Random House Australia
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Author Biography - Erina Reddan
Erina Reddan's career began in journalism, predominantly as a foreign correspondent for the ABC. She won the coveted Walkley Award for her coverage of French nuclear testing in the South Pacific in 1996. She has also produced many documentaries. In 2001 Erina wrote BABY DAZE, about the challenges of professional women becoming mothers. As an author she has appeared on Bert Newton's Good Morning Australia and Margaret Throsby's Desert Island Disks (ABC FM), as well as being extensively profiled in all major newspapers, including a three-page spread in the top national newspaper, the Sunday Telegraph. Erina has also won a major presentation award, the Holding Redlich pitching competition awarded by the South Pacific Association of Film and Television. Erina is the mother of two young girls, and this is her first novel.