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Our Library | Rosemary’s Book of the Month – June

The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan by Lisa Ireland

When Shirley Sullivan signs her 83 year-old husband, Frank, out of the Sunset Lodge nursing home, she has no intention of bringing him back.

For fifty-seven years the couple have shared love, happiness and heartbreak. And while Frank may not know who his wife is these days, he knows he wants to go home. Back to the beach where they met in the early 1960s.

So Shirley enacts an elaborate plan to evade the authorities…

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The Girl Remains | Katherine Firkin
For over twenty years the disappearance of fifteen-year-old Cecilia May remains a baffling cold case until human bones are discovered on an isolated beach.

Now it’s up to Det. Emmett Corban and his team to dig through decades of trauma, and find the missing piece of an investigation that’s as complex as it is tragic.

But the police aren’t the only ones hunting for the truth: a mysterious woman has arrived in the seaside town. And she’s prepared to do whatever it takes to find her own version of justice…

The Warsaw Orphan | Kelly Rimmer

In the spring of 1942, young Elzbieta is aware of the swiftly growing discord just beyond the courtyard of her comfortable Warsaw home. But she has no idea what goes on behind the walls of the Jewish Ghetto nearby until she makes a discovery that propels her into a dangerous world of deception…

The Jungle Doctor | Dr Chloe Buiting

Fresh from veterinary school, passionate conservationist Dr Chloe Buiting headed for the front line of Africa’s rhino-poaching crisis, going on to live and work in many other remote corners of the globe.

See what life is like in a job where no day is ever the same. Accompany Chloe on her journey into the fascinating world of conservation. And discover humanity’s deep connection with the animal kingdom, one adventure at a time…

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