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The Long Weekend, Paperback / softback Book

The Long Weekend Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Four perfect strangers. Three days. Can one weekend away change your life? The unputdownable new drama by one of Australia's most beloved storytellersComing together for a writing workshop with bestselling author Jan Goldstein, four strangers converge upon a luxury forest retreat.

But along with their notepads and laptops, each of the participants has brought some emotional baggage. Beth is a solo parent and busy career woman haunted by a tragic car accident.

Simone, the youngest at 26, is a successful Instagram star but she's hiding behind a facade.

Jamie is the only man. He's a handsome personal trainer - but he looks out of place with a pen in his hand.

Finally, Alice is a wife and mum recovering from post-natal depression.

She and Jamie soon realise they are not such perfect strangers after all. Only one thing is for sure: on this creative getaway, nothing will go according to script. 'The Long Weekend delivers to readers the perfect chance to escape from their own lives, if just for a few hours.

Readers can expect a raft of revelations around postnatal depression, secret affairs, hidden identities, parental neglect and untold truths, with a few steamy sex scenes' Books+Publishing'Delves deep into themes of secret affairs, hidden identities, parental neglect and untold truths' Who Weekly'Fiona Palmer is a writer who demonstrates great facility for storytelling, for swiftly moving a plot along.

She writes relatable characters. I have no doubt that The Long Weekend will be another bestseller' Living Arts Canberra'An emotionally charged and engaging novel, with a good and interesting cast' Canberra WeeklyPraise for Fiona Palmer:'There's an honesty to Palmer's characters that transports you into the heart of their worlds' Australian Women's Weekly'It's a story about family, female empowerment and matters of the heart' Woman's Day'Her books are tear-jerkers and page-turners' Sydney Morning Herald'Fiona Palmer just keeps getting better' RACHAEL JOHNS'Heartbreak, love and sibling relationships' New Idea


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