Gone Fishing

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Gone Fishing, the sequel to the bestselling The Briny Café, is a heart-warming, inspirational novel about taking a stand against all the odds.

 
Gone Fishing, Susan Duncan

Gone Fishing, the sequel to the bestselling The Briny Café, is a heart-warming, inspirational novel about taking a stand against all the odds.

For bargeman Sam Scully, life in Cook's Basin is nothing short of paradise. A wonderland of golden sand and turquoise waters, battered old tinnies and wonky pontoons, it's a realm unspoilt by the modern world.

But then a notice goes up in the Square that screams ‘EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT!'

Paradise is about to be ripped apart.

With plans underway to build a flash resort in the heart of their community, the residents leap into action - with Sam as their leader, and a twelve-foot papier-mache cockatoo as their mascot . . . But it's never going to be easy to turn the tide of ‘progress'.

Meanwhile there's trouble brewing at the Briny Café. Kate Jackson is struggling to come to terms with the dreadful secret spilled on her mother's deathbed. And as for Kate's co-owner, Ettie Brookbank… Well, what is happening to Ettie?

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  • Paperback
    $19.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857980762
    Published: 01/04/2014
    Imprint: Bantam Australia
    Extent: 432 pages
  • Trade Paperback
    $32.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857980755
    Published: 01/10/2013
    Imprint: Bantam Australia
    Extent: 432 pages
  • eBook
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    ISBN: 9780857980779
    Published: 01/10/2013
    Imprint: RHA eBooks Adult
    Extent: 432 pages
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Susan Duncan

Susan Duncan

Susan Duncan enjoyed a 25-year career spanning radio, newspaper and magazine journalism, including editing two of Australia's top selling women's magazines, The Australian Women's Weekly and New Idea. She now lives in her own patch of offshore paradise, Pittwater, with her second husband, Bob, in the beautiful home built for poet Dorothea Mackellar in 1925.

Susan's bestselling memoir, Salvation Creek, won the 2007 Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award and was shortlisted for the prestigious Dobbie Award, part of the Nita B Kibble awards for women writers. Its sequel, The House At Salvation Creek, was also a huge bestseller.

She has now turned her hand to fiction and is the author of two novels: The Briny Cafe and Gone Fishing.

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