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Humbled and thrilled at this wonderfully thoughtful review of Lemongrass Bay. There’s no greater satisfaction as an author than to know that a reader completely ‘gets’ your story. The desired connections made and everything lining up. For me, with each novel I’ve written, all I’ve really wanted in the end is to know that my story has brought entertainment and enjoyment to those reading it. Thank you Mrs B for letting me know, in such an eloquent way, that I achieved this. Your thoughts are much appreciated and have completely made my day!
Title: Lemongrass BayAuthor: Theresa Smith
Published: May 14th 2017
Genres: Fiction, Australian, Contemporary
RRP: $5.99 (ebook)
When lightning strikes…
Emma-Louise and Rosie have been friends for life, their bond unshakeable. Both women are on the verge of a new life, a second chance at love and happiness, but the past is about to catch up with each of them.
A story of passion, resentment, secrets, and lies.
A freak lightning strike on the beach of Lemongrass Bay, a tiny back of beyond coastal town nestled between Queensland and the Northern Territory, has far reaching implications for victim Ethan Black and those close to him. Written by Australian author Theresa Smith, Lemongrass Bay is a powerful yarn, weaving together a story of friendship, love, loyalty and secrets.
Lemongrass Bay begins with a dramatic opening piece. Ethan Black, a local resident, is…
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