You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry: Read an Extract from All We Have Is Now by Kaneana May

You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry: Read an Extract from All We Have Is Now by Kaneana May

‘Maybe the podiatrist?’ Olive pulled the CV to the top of the pile.

Bree rolled her eyes. ‘She was even more boring than you.’

‘I’ll try not to take offence to that.’

The interviews had lasted a few hours. A psychologist, a herbalist, a podiatrist, a physiotherapist and three psychics. All of them had applied to rent out a room in Healing Hands. Seven of the applicants were female. The only male was a herbalist from the hills of Elands. He arrived almost an hour late for his interview with no shoes and couldn’t provide them with any formal qualifications. Olive knew she was supposed to embrace the alternative in their line of work, but no shoes to an interview? It made her shudder.

Their receptionist, Nia, came into the room. ‘A man has just arrived—he hasn’t sent in a proper application but he’s happy to interview right now. I had a quick look over his CV and he’s worth seeing.’

‘Why hasn’t he applied properly?’

‘He only saw the advertisement this morning. Drove straight here,’ Nia explained.

‘You did say a man would be good for business,’ Elsie reminded her.

Their clientele at Healing Hands was predominantly female.

‘And he’s quite good-looking,’ Nia assured them with a grin.

‘Definitely send him in,’ Bree said…

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                Publisher details

                All We Have Is Now
                Author
                Kaneana May
                Publisher
                HQ Fiction
                Genre
                Fiction
                Released
                07 April, 2021
                ISBN
                9781867208365

                Synopsis

                Healing others is their calling, but what happens if they can't fix themselves? A richly nuanced and empathetic examination of life, loss and courage from a talented new Australian author. Health and wellbeing brought Olive, Elsie and Bree together. After five years, their bustling wellness centre is demanding expansion. A beautiful federation house nestled among the picturesque backdrop of their small town is the perfect place to grow their business. But they don't count on their personal lives getting in the way. Practical and pragmatic, Olive keeps her past hidden from her friends. But when an old high-school flame shows up, the secrets she's worked so hard to bury threaten to tear her carefully constructed world apart. Bree is the fun-loving one, although family tensions lurk behind her free-spirited facade. The reappearance of her troubled sister Winnie brings Bree's priorities into sharp focus. Will she have to shelve her own happiness to save her sister? Kind and maternal to all those around her, Elsie's role as the practice's counsellor comes naturally. But when tragedy strikes, her world tumbles down like a house of cards. With everything they've built in disarray, their friendship is on the line...
                Kaneana May
                About the author

                Kaneana May

                Kaneana May studied television production at university, graduating with first-class honours in screenwriting. She went on to work in television, including roles as a script assistant on All Saints, a storyliner on Headland and a scriptwriter on Home and Away. Since becoming a mother, Kaneana has turned her attention to fiction writing. Kaneana loves to read—mostly YA, romance and women's fiction—and also loves watching TV and films. Writing, boot camp, coffee, chocolate and champagne are just some of her favourite things. Kaneana lives on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales with her husband and three children.
                 

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