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Where The Trees Were

Where The Trees Were

by Inga Simpson

A beautiful new novel about the innocence of childhood and the scars that stay with you for life, from the award winning author of MR WIGG and NEST.

Format
Paperback
Category
Fiction
Publisher
Hachette
Publish Date
March 2016

All in?' Kieran pulled me up, and the others followed. We gathered around the bigger tree. No one asked Matty - he just reached up and put his right hand on the trunk with ours.

Kieran cleared his throat. 'We swear, on these trees, to always be friends. To protect each other - and this place.'

Finding those carved trees forged a bond between Jay and her four childhood friends and opened their eyes to a wider world. But their attempt to protect the grove ends in disaster, and that one day on the river changes their lives forever.

Seventeen years later, Jay finally has her chance to make amends. But at what cost? Not every wrong can be put right, but sometimes looking the other way is no longer an option.

Praise for NEST:

'(a) truly rich novel' - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

'a thoroughly enjoyable, uplifting read from one of the most creative nature writers of our time.' - MINDFOOD

Praise for MR WIGG:

'beautiful and absorbing' - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

'Simpson is a beautiful writer' - BIG ISSUE

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