Crime and thrillers December 2012

By Bernard Carpinter In Books

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13th December, 2012
After World War II, a number of British children were sent to Australia and told their parents were dead – even when it was not true. Caroline Overington’s SISTERS OF MERCY (Bantam, $36.99) presents an aftermath of this “Forgotten Generation” disaster, as an Australian man’s will reunites two of his daughters, born many years apart and unknown to each other. The older sister, Ruby, travels from Britain to Sydney to meet Snow – who is unhappy because their father’s will splits $2 million between them instead of leaving it all to Snow. Ruby disappears; Snow comes ...

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