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The Obituary Writer by Lauren St.John
  

The Obituary Writer

Romantic Fiction   Family Drama   Literary Fiction   Relationship Stories   
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Children’s writer Lauren St John turns her storytelling powers to the adult market with this sensual, surprising and redemptive story of loss, love and finding the courage to face our deepest fears. If you enjoy novels by Jojo Moyes and Nicholas Sparks then you should download and read the Opening Extract from this.

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Synopsis

The Obituary Writer by Lauren St.John

Nick Donaghue, a young, handsome obituary writer for THE TIMES, leads a charmed existence until he is caught up in one of Britain's worst ever train crashes. When he survives unscathed, his friends and colleagues consider him the luckiest man alive. Only Nick knows the truth - that he is tormented by horrific nightmares. When they start to appear grimly prescient, his meticulously constructed urban life is derailed. Escaping to the wilds of Cornwall strikes him as the answer, especially after he becomes captivated by a beautiful woman and a tempestuous horse he sees playing on a beach. But when his nightmares return, they threaten his fragile new world. As Nick struggles to understand his dreams, his demons and, most dangerously of all, his passions, he realises that falling in love might come at a terrible price.

About the Author

Lauren St.John

Lauren St John was born in Gatooma, Rhodesia, now Kadoma, Zimbabwe. At 11, she and her family moved to Rainbow's End farm and game reserve, the subject of her acclaimed memoir, and she grew up surrounded by animals, including eight horses, two warthogs and a pet giraffe. After nearly a decade as golf correspondent to The Sunday Times, followed by a sojourn in the US, riding the tour buses of alt. country stars like Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and the Dixie Chicks, she wrote the bestselling 'White Giraffe' series. 'Dead Man's Cove', the first in her new mystery series about 11-year-old detective, Laura Marlin, won the 2011 Blue Peter Favourite Story and Book of the Year Awards.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th June 2013

Author

Lauren St.John

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Family Drama
Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories


ISBN

9781409127185

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