Three Miss Allens

Publisher details

Author
Victoria Purman
Publisher
Harlequin
Genre
Historical Fiction
Released
24 October, 2016
ISBN
9781489210586

Three Miss Allens

Buy now

Retail partners

Synopsis

In 1934, the three Miss Allens - Ruby, Adeline and Clara - arrive in the seaside town of Remarkable Bay for their annual summer holiday. It's the last time they'll spend summers as a family. Adeline is engaged, Ruby is weighing up an offer, and Clara is just eighteen and about to start her life. But by summer's end, the lives they have known will change irrevocably and a mysterious secret will tear the family apart.Eighty-two years later, Ruby's great-granddaughter Roma Harris moves to the now sleepy Remarkable Bay, retreating from tragedy. Roma's distant cousin Addy arrives too, fleeing a life with too much drama. It's only when the women discover an old guest book that they start asking questions about the mysterious third Miss Allen. Who was she? Why has she disappeared from the family's history?
Victoria Purman
About the author

Victoria Purman

Victoria Purman is an Australian top ten and USA Today bestselling fiction author. Her most recent bestseller, The Land Girls, was published in April 2019. The Last of the Bonegilla Girls, a novel based on her mother's post-war migration to Australia, was published in 2018. Her previous novel The Three Miss Allens became a USA Today bestseller in April 2019. She is a regular guest at writers festivals, a mentor and workshop presenter and was a judge in the fiction category for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

Books by Victoria Purman

Related articles

Win a $100 Book Voucher at the Better Reading Christmas Party

News | Events & Festivals

7 December 2021

Win a $100 Book Voucher at the Better Reading Christmas Party

    Live Book Event: Kate Langbroek, Author of Ciao Bella!

    News | Events & Festivals

    6 December 2021

    Live Book Event: Kate Langbroek, Author of Ciao Bella!

      Podcast: Sara Foster on the Lack of Maternal Figures in Dystopian Fiction

      Podcast

      6 December 2021

      Podcast: Sara Foster on the Lack of Maternal Figures in Dystopian Fiction

        You're Invited to the Better Reading Christmas Party

        News | Events & Festivals

        3 December 2021

        You're Invited to the Better Reading Christmas Party

          Podcast: Van Badham on QAnon and the Rise of Conspiracy Theorists

          Podcast

          2 December 2021

          Podcast: Van Badham on QAnon and the Rise of Conspiracy Theorists

            Activity Pack: Everything Under the Sun by Molly Oldfield

            News | Book Life

            2 December 2021

            Activity Pack: Everything Under the Sun by Molly Oldfield

            Take the Quiz! Bluey: Christmas Swim

            News | Book Life

            2 December 2021

            Take the Quiz! Bluey: Christmas Swim

            Simple delights: The joy of reading from your

            News | Book Life

            1 December 2021

            Simple delights: The joy of reading from your "Magic Bookcase"

            Podcast: Garry Linnell on One of Australia's Most Infamous Serial Killers

            Podcast

            29 November 2021

            Podcast: Garry Linnell on One of Australia's Most Infamous Serial Killers

              Vanessa McCausland in Conversation with Rachael Johns

              News | Events & Festivals

              26 November 2021

              Vanessa McCausland in Conversation with Rachael Johns

                COMMENTS

                Leave a Reply

                Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *