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Publisher's Summary

A picturesque small town, a cozy community garden, a facade of tolerance and acceptance - but when three women with wildly different loyalties come together, what secrets and lies will be revealed? A timely novel exploring prejudice and privilege, from best-selling Australian author Fiona Lowe.

Tara Hooper is at breaking point. With two young children, a business in a town struggling under an unexpected crime wave, and her husband more interested in his cricket team than their marriage, life is a juggling act. Then, when new neighbors arrive and they are exactly the sort of people the town doesn't want or need, things get worse.

Life has taught Helen Demetriou two things: Being homeless is terrifying, and survival means keeping your cards close to your chest. Having clawed back some stability through her involvement in the community garden, she dares to relax. But as she uncovers some shady goings-on in the council, that stability turns to quicksand.

For teenage mother Jade Innes, life can be lonely among the judgement of the town and the frequent absences of her boyfriend. A chance encounter draws her into the endangered community garden where she makes friends for the first time. Glimpsing a different way of life is enticing, but its demands are terrifying. Does she even deserve to try?

Can such disparate women unite to save the garden and ultimately stop the town from tearing itself apart?

©2021 Fiona Lowe (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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Excellent read

Thoroughly enjoyed this book and didn't want to end. Well written and real. I'm also familiar with some of places having driven through them many times.

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Loved this

A great Australian story with many local references. Showed many community concerns and an easy listen. I really enjoyed the characters and was glad i decided on the audio version as i did pick up the novel to buy.

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Brilliant

I couldn’t put it down, throughly enjoyed this insightful and heart warming novel and all its characters.

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A beautiful journey.

I was sad when this finished! I loved the characters, the gardens, the library, the food... everything!

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  • 13-04-2021

Loved it!

A voice like caramel and wonderful story. Not the usual plot. A really easy read.

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