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Arcadia / Di Morrissey.

By: Morrissey, Di.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales : Macmillan Australia, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 387 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760550387 (hardback).Subject(s): Women artists -- Fiction | Forests and forestry -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Life change events -- Fiction | Granddaughters -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Tasmania -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property, Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. But when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector. Two generations later, Stella's granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, Jessica, stumble over Stella's secret life in the forest and find themselves threatened in turn. What starts as a girls' adventurous road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past, to solve the present, and save their future.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR Checked out 12/08/2021 T00802220
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR Checked out 04/08/2021 T00802219
Fiction Gonville Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR Available T00800999
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A modern mystery born in a timeless Tasmanian forest from Australia's favourite storyteller, with new novel Before the Storm out now.In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a new young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property - Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. And when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector...Two generations later, Stella's granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, Jessica, stumble over Stella's secret life in the forest and find themselves threatened in turn.What starts as a girls' adventurous road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past, to solve the present, and save their future...A breathtaking Tasmanian tale of ancient forests; of art and science; of love and, above all, of friendship.

"A modern mystery born in a timeless Tasmania forest..."--Cover.

In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property, Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. But when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector. Two generations later, Stella's granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, Jessica, stumble over Stella's secret life in the forest and find themselves threatened in turn. What starts as a girls' adventurous road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past, to solve the present, and save their future.