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Beneath the mother tree / D.M. Cameron.

By: Cameron, D. M [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Rundle Mall, SA : MidnightSun Publishing Pty Ltd, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 327 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781925227390 (paperback).Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Fiction | Islands -- Queensland -- Fiction | Grandparent and child -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Life change events -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Queensland -- Fiction | Australian fictionGenre/Form: Romance fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: A spine-chilling mystery and contemporary love story, Beneath the Mother Tree plays out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology. On a small island, something sinister is at play. Resident alcoholic Grappa believes it's the Far Dorocha, dark servant of the Faery queen, whose seductive music lures you into their abyss. His granddaughter Ayla has other ideas, especially once she meets the mysterious flute player she heard on the beach. Riley and his mother have moved to the island to escape their grief. But when the tight-knit community is beset by a series of strange deaths, the enigmatic newcomers quickly garner the ire of the locals. Can Ayla uncover the mystery at the heart of the island's darkness before it is too late? Wrought with sensuousness and lyricism, D.M. Cameron's debut novel Beneath the Mother Tree is a thrilling journey, rhythmically fierce and eagerly awaited.
List(s) this item appears in: Davitt Awards 2019 - Australian Women Crime Writers
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Default St Albans Library
Fiction CAME Available IA2014895
Default Sydenham Library (DIY)
Fiction CAME Available IA2014804
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A spine-chilling mystery and contemporary love story, Beneath the Mother Tree plays out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology. On a small island, something sinister is at play. Resident alcoholic Grappa believes it's the Far Dorocha, dark servant of the Faery queen, whose seductive music lures you into their abyss. His granddaughter Ayla has other ideas, especially once she meets the mysterious flute player she heard on the beach. Riley and his mother have moved to the island to escape their grief. But when the tight-knit community is beset by a series of strange deaths, the enigmatic newcomers quickly garner the ire of the locals. Can Ayla uncover the mystery at the heart of the island's darkness before it is too late? Wrought with sensuousness and lyricism, D.M. Cameron's debut novel Beneath the Mother Tree is a thrilling journey, rhythmically fierce and eagerly awaited.

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