This summer life will change for Lucy. Her younger brother Jess isn’t coping with the world, and the strain is beginning to take its toll on the family. And when the mysterious and charismatic Tiranna comes into Lucy’s life what had seemed so perfect and ordered is suddenly less so. What is it in Tiranna’s fractured background that Lucy sees reflected back at her, her family and all that she had taken for granted? And how will it make her question everything she has come to believe in?
Two teens from different sides of the country collide on the other side of the world in a little Italian village.Cynical and mistrusting of their heritage, Nick and Lia are thrust into a foreign world of their ancestors by a chance decision. Unknown to each other they set out on a long journey back to the 'old country' to appease their respective grandparents, only to find themselves involved in a mystery that could tear their individual families apart.Somewhere in the not too recent past, a misguided moment of youthful naivety threatened to crumble the hopes and aspirations of more than just the people involved. Now, with hindsight, and in an effort to know the truth before it's too late, Nick and Lia have to put aside their differences and put right the many past wrongs as they uncover a family secret that bonds them for life. In the process do they reveal their own hidden secrets?Little did they know they have more in common than they realised.
When a new resident comes to the Nursing Home Ruben is inexplicably drawn to her. It takes the clarity of hind-sight and the experiences of a life well lived to make him realise that life does not have to be over simply because age is against you.
A house goes on the market-but so too does the grizzly past the house is made up from. Nothing is quite what one expects, not even the bathtub with its dark and gruesome past, or the classic car sitting in the seemingly innocuous garage. Ms Chambers knows-but she’s not telling-not yet, not until she has what she needs to fulfil a promise she made in the long ago past, to the long ago dead.