Maureen Mann

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The Happiness Show

She ached for him. She longed for him. She missed the way he made her feel and how funny and smart and sexy she felt with him. And young. She missed the version of herself that she had left behind.  [click to continue…]

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No Regrets – Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf was one of the most greatly loved singers of the twentieth century.

As she moved from her youth singing in the streets to the glamour of the Paris music-halls, Piaf formed lasting friendships with such figures as Maurice Chevalier, Jean Cocteau and Marlene Dietrich; she wrote many of her own songs, aided the Resistance in the Second World War, and mentored younger singers like Yves Montand and Charles Aznavour. [click to continue…]

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Big River Little Fish

From the moment Tom Downs was born backwards – the moment of his mother’s death – time has held him the wrong way round, like he’s caught inside a fractured story.  [click to continue…]

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The Bark Cutters

Sarah Gordon knows what she wants: the family homestead, Wangallon. When it comes to working the homestead she’s a natural but as a woman, it’s not her birthright. Even when her beloved brother, Cameron James, first born and heir, is killed in a tragic accident, nobody looks to Sarah to inherit. [click to continue…]

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The Gospel of Gods and Crocodiles

Missionary Amen Morley arrives on a tropical island to find a community largely untouched by the modern world. [click to continue…]