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Stillwater Creek

(2010)
(The first book in the Jingera Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
It is 1957 and, after the death of her husband, pianist Ilona Talivaldis and her nine-year-old daughter Zidra travel to the remote coastal town of Jingera in New South Wales. Ilona, a concentration camp survivor from Latvia, is searching for peace and an opportunity to start anew. In her beautiful vine-covered cottage on the edge of the lagoon, she plans to set herself up as a piano teacher. The weeks pass, and slowly mother and daughter get to know the townsfolk - including kind-hearted butcher George Cadwallader who is forever gazing at the stars; his son Jim, a boy wise beyond his years; Peter Vincent, a former wartime pilot and POW; and Cherry Bates, the publican's wife who is about to make a horrifying discovery...For Jingera is not quite the utopia Ilona imagines it to be - and at risk is the one thing Ilona holds dear...

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Praise for this book

"A story that lingers long in the imagination." - Debra Adelaide


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Paperback Editions

June 2011 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Stillwater Creek
Author(s): Alison Booth
ISBN: 1-4596-2354-1 / 978-1-4596-2354-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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January 2011 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Stillwater Creek
Author(s): Alison Booth
ISBN: 1-86471-125-6 / 978-1-86471-125-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: BANTAM AUSTRALIA ORIGINAL
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January 2010 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Stillwater Creek
Author(s): Alison Booth
ISBN: 1-74166-931-6 / 978-1-74166-931-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Random House Australia
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : USA, , Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stillwater Creek
Author(s): Alison Booth
Publisher: Random House Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA