For Readers Of The The True Story Of Maddie Bright, The Woman In The Green Dress And The Birdman S Wife Comes This Atmospheric And Richly Detailed Australian Historical Mystery From A Bestselling Australian AuthorMaitland Miss Elizabeth Quinn Is Something Of An Institution In Maitland Town For Longer Than Anyone Could Remember She And Her Brother, Businessman Michael, Have Lived In The Impressive Two Storey Stone House Next To The Church When She Is Discovered Cowering In The Corner Of The Exhibition Gallery At The Technical College The Entire Town Knows Something Strange Has Come To PassWas It The Prehistoric Remains Or Perhaps The Taxidermy Exhibition That Had Reduced The Whale Boned Encased Pillar Of Society To A Quivering Mess Or Is There Something Odd About A Striking Painting On Loan From The National Gallery Mathematical Savant Jane Piper Is Determined To Find Out Deposited On The Doorstep Of The Local Orphanage As A Baby, She Owes Her Life And Education To The Quinn S Philanthropic Ventures And Elizabeth Has No One Else To Turn ToAs The Past And The Present Converge, Elizabeth S Grip On Reality Loosens Can Jane, With Her Logical Brain And Penchant For Puzzles, Unravel Elizabeth S Story Before It Is Too Late Ranging From The Gritty Reality Of The Australian Goldfields To The Grand Institutions Of Sydney, The Bucolic English Countryside To The Charm Of Maitland Town, This Compelling Historical Mystery In The Company Of An Eccentric And Original Heroine Is Rich With Atmosphere And Detail
Tea Cooper writes Australian contemporary and historical fiction In a past life she was a teacher, a journalist and a farmer These days she haunts museums and indulges her passion for storytelling.
- 352 pages
- The Girl in the Painting
- Tea Cooper
- 23 June 2017 Tea Cooper