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The roadhouse

Author: Kerry McGinnis
Publisher: [Docklands, VIC] : Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When aspiring actress Charlie Carver learns that her cousin Annabelle has died, she immediately leaves Melbourne to fly home to the remote family roadhouse east of Alice Springs. It has been years since her last visit and her relationship with her mother, Molly, is strained but Charlie is determined to patch up their differences. The reunion, however, is interrupted when Molly suffers a heart attack. With her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Australian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry McGinnis
ISBN: 9780143794196 0143794191 9780143794202 0143794205
OCLC Number: 1083089592
Notes: "You can't choose your family, but you can make your own" -- Cover.
Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kerry McGinnis.

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"When aspiring actress Charlie Carver learns that her cousin Annabelle has died, she immediately leaves Melbourne to fly home to the remote family roadhouse east of Alice Springs. It has been years since her last visit and her relationship with her mother, Molly, is strained but Charlie is determined to patch up their differences. The reunion, however, is interrupted when Molly suffers a heart attack. With her mother airlifted out for life-saving surgery, Charlie is left to take the reins of the struggling family business, alongside friends old and new, including the captivating local stockman Mike. The authorities declare Annabelle to have taken her own life, but when a woman's body turns up at an abandoned mine site, Charlie begins to wonder what else is being covered up, and why. Beginning a search for the truth, a perilous bush chase unfolds that threatens her own life, causing Charlie to wonder whether she ever knew Annabelle at all... "--Publisher description.

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