It’s 1969 and small-town girl Faith Taylor longs for the excitement of the city. Leaving her family home in Willow Tree Bend, Faith lands a job at The Angel, Melbourne’s most infamous nightclub.
While Faith relishes her new-found freedom, she can’t help but notice that there are some things about the club that don’t add up. So when a policeman shows her a shocking photograph and reveals that a former waitress was murdered, Faith realises she must help to bring down the shadowy owner behind the club’s activities.
More than 30 years later, what happened at The Angel remains a closely held secret, never spoken about. When Faith disappears, her sister Hope – now a famous movie star – is left with an intriguing, though a frustrating piece of the puzzle.
But with a tell-all documentary film crew constantly by her side, how can she find where Faith is – and what she’s hiding – while making sure her own secrets stay hidden?
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Faith’s daughter, Sam, is also concerned by her mother’s uncharacteristic behaviour. When she overhears a clue to Faith’s past, she’s determined to unearth the truth.
What is the connection between The Angel and Willow Tree Bend? What does Faith’s disappearance mean? And what will happen when the final secret is revealed?
Willow Tree Bend, by Kaye Dobbie, (published in Australia by HQ Fiction) is available from Dymocks. Click here for details