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Sarah Thornton

  • awardLonglisted, Booktopia Favourite Australian Book, 2020
  • All it took was a lapse…a momentary lapse…to bring Clementine Jones’ world crashing down. Now she’s living like a hermit in small-town Katinga, coaching the local footy club. She’s supposed to be lying low, but here she is, with her team on the cusp of their first premiership in fifty years—and the whole bloody town counting on her, cheering her on.

    So why the hell would her star player quit on the eve of the finals?

    It’s a question she wishes she’d left alone. Others are starting to ask questions too—questions about her. Clem’s not the only one with a secret, and as tension builds, the dark violence just below the town’s surface threatens to erupt. Pretty soon there’ll be nowhere left for Clem to hide.

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    Sarah Thornton
    About the Author

    Sarah cast off the lines to her law career not long after being awarded Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2016. She now lives with her husband aboard a 43-foot sailing catamaran, exploring this most magnificent blue planet and chasing an endless summer. She took up writing novels as a way to liberate her imagination after twenty years...

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    Extent:
    320pp
    Format:
    Paperback
    Text publication date:
    6 August 2019
    ISBN:
    9781925773941
    AU Price:
    $29.99
    NZ Price:
    $37.00
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