The Winter Sea

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Author
Di Morrissey
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genre
Fiction
Released
22 October, 2013
ISBN
9781742614199

The Winter Sea

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Synopsis

Escaping to the country from her unhappy city life, Cassie Holloway moves to the little town of Whitby Point. Here she meets the Aquino family, whose fishing business was founded by their ancestor, Giuseppe, an immigrant Italian, some ninety years before.Life for Cassie on the south coast is sweet as she sets up a successful restaurant and falls in love with Giuseppe's great-grandson Michael. But when the family patriarch dies, a devastating family secret is revealed which threatens to destroy her dreams.Cassie's future happiness now rests on her quest for the truth.#74 Australia's Top 100 2016"The Winter Sea is a delightful read and a clever insight into a fascinating period of Australian history."  Australian Women's Weekly"Morrissey never fails to deliver a good story and this one is close to home."  Sydney Morning Herald 
Di Morrissey
About the author

Di Morrissey

Di Morrissey AM is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced, publishing twenty-seven bestselling novels. She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. Her fascination with different countries, their cultural, political and environmental issues, has been the catalyst for her novels, which are all inspired by a particular landscape. Di is a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes. She is an avid supporter of Greenpeace, speaking out on issues of national and international importance. She established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar (Burma), and is an Ambassador for Australia's Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. Di also publishes and edits a free community newspaper, The Manning Community News. In 2017, in recognition of her achievements, Di was inducted into the Australian Book Industry Awards Hall of Fame with the prestigious Lloyd O'Neil Award. In 2019, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia.

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