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Troubled Waters: To The Edge Of The Ocean By Rosemary Hayes

Troubled Waters: To The Edge Of The Ocean
by Rosemary Hayes

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Jim has been missing, presumed drowned on his way by boat to Australia, for nearly twenty years. The twin boys he left behind are almost men now. Their mother has always claimed that Jim is dead, but one of the twins, Amos, is certain that he is still alive and living in Australia. So he goes out to find him. But will he like what he finds?
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Troubled Waters: To The Edge Of The Ocean Summary


Troubled Waters: To The Edge Of The Ocean by Rosemary Hayes

Abbie's brother Jim has been missing, presumed drowned on his way by boat to Australia, for nearly twenty years. The twin boys he left behind are almost men now. Their mother has always claimed that Jim is dead, but one of the twins, Amos, is certain that he is still alive and living in Australia. Amos leaves his mother, brother and Aunt Abbie behind to search for his father there and finally, finds him, albeit with a new name and a new family. At first Amos is incensed and resentful, but gradually father and son find a way of getting along. Amos decides to stay and make a life for himself in Australia. He and Jim set up a soon flourishing business building luxury hotels. Then, just as Amos feels contented at last, married to the girl of his dreams, a stranger walks into his life, and threatens to ruin all that he's strived for...Meanwhile, the contemporary storyline, follows Abbie's great great grandchildren, 15 year old Vicky and her older brother Matt. Matt is still on the run from his mother's sadistic ex-boyfriend, until Abbie hatches a plan to get him out of the mess he's in. But then their mum gets involved and tragedy strikes the family once more...

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About Rosemary Hayes


Rosemary Hayes is a children's writer and publisher, with over 20 titles for children in print. Primarily published by Penguin in Australia, but also in the UK, four of her books have been shortlisted for awards. Her most recent teen novel is Blood Ties, though she is published extensively on the young Puffin Bites series. She originally worked for Cambridge University Press and then founded her own company, Anglia Young Books, which she has recently sold. She is also a consultant on writing for children and runs creative writing workshops in schools.

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GOR003808645
Troubled Waters: To The Edge Of The Ocean by Rosemary Hayes
Rosemary Hayes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2004-01-15
176
0340854707
9780340854709
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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