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              The Absence of Nectar
               

              The Absence of Nectar (Paperback)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

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              Alice is a precocious 12-year-old growing up in rural Texas with one wish on her mind - to get rid of Simon Jester. Simon is the man who saved Alice's mother, Meg, from drowning. Simon is Meg's hero - and her new husband. He's a mysterious man whose own family, he says, drowned i...n a nearby lake.
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              ISBN 9780732274016
              Published NZ 25 Sep 2002
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The House of Gentle Men
               

              The House of Gentle Men (Paperback)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

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              During wartime, three soldiers rape 16-year old Charlotte in the Louisiana woods. Years later, a friend sends Charlotte to the House of Gentle Men, where damaged women are tended to by men who want to atone for their past crimes. Here, Charlotte falls in love with a Gentle Man, w...ho once joined two comrades to rape a teenage girl in the Louisiana woods.
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              ISBN 9780380809363
              Released NZ 3 Jul 2003
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Book Of Polly: A Novel

              The Book Of Polly: A Novel (Hardback)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

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              The ... story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother and learn the truth of her mother's long-secret past --

              ISBN 9780399562099
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2017
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Book Of Polly

              The Book Of Polly (Paperback)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

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              Willow is ten years old and obsessed with the fear that her mother will die. Her mother, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern woman with a sharp tongue who lives to shoot varmints, and drink margaritas; and she sticks out like a sore thumb among the young mothers ...of their small Texas town. She was in her late 50s when Willow was born, has already had two children who are grown and gone, leaving Willow hungry for clues about the family life that preceded her. A bittersweet novel about the grip of love in a truly quirky family, featuring two unforgettable characters.
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              ISBN 9780399562105
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2018
              Publisher Penguin
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              Blue Asylum
               

              Blue Asylum (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

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              Excellent pacing and strong character development . . . animate not only the inmates at the Sanibel Asylum but the characters from the preasylum lives of Iris and Ambrose. A first-rate choice for fans of intelligent historical romances. -- Library Journal, starred review

              ISBN 9780544002227
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2013
              Publisher Mariner Books
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              Sisters of Shiloh
                

              Sisters of Shiloh (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy; Hepinstall, Becky; Narrator Sands, Xe

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              Joseph and his cousin Thomas are struggling to survive in the Confederate Army. But even as they face the horrors of war, they have a secret which could free them: they're sisters, Josephine and Libby.

              ISBN 9781622315987
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2015
              Publisher HighBridge Audio
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              The Book of Polly
                

              The Book of Polly (Hardback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Hepinstall, Kathy

              • RRP: $118.50
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              With a kick like the best hot sauce, this is the laugh-out-loud story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother If you ever pined for a mother who would take a hunting falcon as her wingman to a parent-teacher conference, Polly is the gal for you. Deli...cious. --Mark Childress, author ofCrazy in Alabama Willow Havens is ten years old and obsessed with the fear that her mother will die. Her mother, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern woman who lives to chase varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors and she sticks out like a sore thumb among the young modern mothers of their small conventional Texas town. She was in her late fifties when Willow was born, so Willow knows she s here by accident, a late-life afterthought. Willow s father died before she was born, her much older brother and sister are long grown and gone and failing elsewhere. It s just her and bigger-than-life Polly. Willow is desperately hungry for clues to the family life that preceded her, and especially Polly s life pre-Willow. Why did she leave her hometown of Bethel, Louisiana, fifty years ago and vow never to return? Who is Garland Jones, her long-ago suitor who possibly killed a man? And will Polly be able to outrun the Bear, the illness that finally puts her on a collision course with her past? The Book of Polly has a great blend of humor and sadness, pathos and hilarity. This is a bittersweet novel about the grip of love in a truly quirky family and you ll come to know one of the most unforgettable mother-daughter duos you ve ever met.
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              ISBN 9781410497765
              Released NZ 8 Mar 2017
              Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
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