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Joy Dettman

Joy Dettman was born in Echuca, Victoria, and now lives in Melbourne with her husband and Footrot, the dog. It was a creative writing course in 1988 that helped to turn a lifelong interest into an obsession. The mother of four, Joy is a full-time writer and published author of several award-winning short stories as well as her best-selling novels MallawindyJacaranda BlueGoose GirlYesterday’s DustThe Seventh DayHenry’s DaughterOne SundayPearl in a CageThorn on the RoseMoth to the Flame and Wind in the WiresRipples on a Pond is Joy’s fifth novel in her Woody Creek series.