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Grace Taylor opens the letter she receives with trembling hands. She knows the words she is about to read will either cause her great happiness or heart-wrenching despair. On her tenth birthday she discovered she was not only adopted, but the daughter of a part-aboriginal woman. She has felt lost and unloved ever since. Will finding her mother bring an end to these feelings? Or, will she discover that she must make a choice, between proudly accepting her aboriginality or turning her back and walking away from the one man who will bring her lasting happiness and peace?
About the Author
A sixth generation Australian, Jan Reid's early years were not unlike many others born in the 1960's growing up on a wheat and sheep property in Central West, New South Wales. After the sun went down, almost every night she would be found reading a book, and under the bed covers with a torch when the lights were turned off. In 2009 Jan became a freelance writer, in 2011 a Kindle book author, and in 2013 she completed the Diploma of Professional Writing - Novel Writing and Publishing, with High Distinction. In March 2014, she completed her first novel (Deep Water Tears), in November 2014, her second novel (Grace), and in November 2015, her third novel (Barons Reach). Grace and Barons Reach were both completed during the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge. Jan is also the author of several children's picture books, self-published for her grandchildren. Jan is still an avid reader although she no longer needs to hide under the bed covers with a torch. When she is not writing or reading, she puts on her walking shoes and takes off on one of her many favourite walking tracks, savouring the beauty and tranquillity of the South Coast area of New South Wales.