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Free-Falling by Nicola Moriarty is a beguiling tragic-romantic comedy - of heartbreak and heroism, grief and ghostly dreams...

Free-Falling by Nicola Moriarty is a beguiling tragic-romantic comedy - of heartbreak and heroism, grief and ghostly dreams...

The Fiancee: Belinda's life is in free-fall after the sudden death of her fiancé Andy. But then ghostly signs begin to appear which suggest he might not really be gone. And Belinda begins to tumble even further.

Will his final parting gift be enough to save her?

The Mother: Evelyn McGavin, Andy's mum, is also struggling. She copes with her sorrow by shoplifting (once), hating Belinda (constantly) and jumping out of a plane. In her skydiving instructor, Baz, she finds an unexpected friend. But why is he so agitated when he hears how Andy died?

Two women, united in their loss, separated by their grief. And yet still linked in a most unexpected way ...

Reviews

A wonderful book. I enjoyed reading it so much that I didn't want it to end!

Deborah Rodriguez author of, The Little Coffee Shop of Tabul

How refreshing it is to read a debut novel that is as accomplished as Free-Falling. The plot is carefully contructed, the characters fresh and original, the theme so familiar but turned on its head to make it almost unrecognisable. This book is way too smart and real to descend into cliche.

Mary Philip, Courier Mail, Brisbane

I was captivated by this novel.

Book'd Out

Sad but uplifting, bittersweet yet humorous, Free-Falling is a fantastic debut novel that kept me hooked right until the end.

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781742752594

    February 1, 2012

    Bantam Australia

    320 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9781742752600

    February 1, 2012

    Random House Australia

    320 pages

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