Monday Online Book Club | 28 September
It's an online book club and you're invited! Download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership then book online to receive your invitation to a Zoom meeting where we will discuss the book.
The Summer of Secrets / Barbara Hannay
Sydney journalist Chloe Brown is painfully aware that her biological clock isn't just ticking, it's booming. When her long term boyfriend finally admits he never wants children, Chloe is devastated. Impulsively, she moves as far from disappointment as she can – to a job on a small country newspaper in Queensland's far north. The little town seems idyllic, a cosy nest, and Chloe plans to regroup and, possibly, to embark on single motherhood via IVF. But she soon realises that no place is free from trouble or heartache. The grouchy news editor, Finn Latimer, is a former foreign correspondent who has retreated after a family tragedy. Emily, the paper's elegant, sixty-something owner, is battling with her husband's desertion. Meanwhile, the whole town is worried when their popular young baker disappears.
As lives across generations become more deeply entwined, the lessons are clear. Secrets and silence harbour pain, while honesty and openness bring healing and hope. And love. All that's needed now is courage...
***Special guest author Barbara Hannay will be joining us for Book Club to discuss her novel, The Summer of Secrets.***
Download the Audiobook
How to Participate
Borrow and download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership. Of course, you're welcome to source your own copy in another format if you prefer.
We'll meet online using Zoom. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts.
Book your place and we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the meeting (download and install from zoom.us if you haven't already). Join the meeting from 10am for a 10.30am start.
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