Unable to cope with her abusive family any longer, sixteen year old Georgie runs away. Two decades later, her grandfather is dying. Now a successful artist living in Hawaii, Gina Glass returns to the North of England for the first time. Back in the family home she must face her demons and reassess her relationships with her grieving relatives. Whilst dealing with her past she meets Dariel Varik, a young Parisian art dealer who offers her a foothold into the future.
Will Dariel open the door to the coveted European art market for her or does he have a different agenda? As Gina tries to heal the rifts in her family, secrets are exposed, and only the truth will save her.
Targeted Age Group:
I write in different genres, they all present challenges to create a plot and characters that will excite readers.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Keep at it! If you only write a thousand or so words a week, you’ve got a book in a year.
Make sure you create a good balance between writing and the rest of your life. It can be quite isolating so don’t forget to take time to be with friends and family
Jessica Hemingway is the author of Consumed and The Beadmaker. She has two daughters and lives in New Zealand with her husband. She loves travelling and dancing.
A friend gave me a necklace she had made. As she told me about carving a piece of Kauri gum for the central pendant, the idea for the book began developing in my head. The minute I arrived home I began researching stones, gems and beads.
Link To Buy Book On Amazon