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  • Published: 1 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980779
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Gone Fishing




Gone Fishing is the new novel by bestselling Australian author Susan Duncan and is a heart-warming, inspirational story about taking a stand against all the odds. Gone Fishing follows the must-read novel The Briny Cafe.

Bestselling Australian author Susan Duncan is famous for making a sea change from a 25-year career in media, which included being editor of two of Australia's top women's magazines, to living in her own patch of paradise in Pittwater. Gone Fishing is Susan's latest novel and is set in tranquil Cook's Basin.

For bargeman Sam Scully, life in Cook’s Basin is nothing short of paradise. A wonderland of golden sand and turquoise waters, battered old tinnies and wonky pontoons, it’s a realm unspoilt by the modern world.

But then a notice goes up in the Square that screams ‘EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT!’

Paradise is about to be ripped apart.

With plans underway to build a flash resort in the heart of their community, the residents leap into action - with Sam as their leader, and a twelve-foot papier-mache cockatoo as their mascot . . . But it’s never going to be easy to turn the tide of ‘progress’.

Meanwhile there’s trouble brewing at the Briny Café. Kate Jackson is struggling to come to terms with the dreadful secret spilled on her mother’s deathbed. And as for Kate’s co-owner, Ettie Brookbank… Well, what is happening to Ettie?

  • Published: 1 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980779
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the author

Susan Duncan

Susan Duncan enjoyed a 25-year career spanning radio, newspaper and magazine journalism, including editing two of Australia's top selling women's magazines, The Australian Women's Weekly and New Idea.

Susan has published two bestselling memoirs, Salvation Creek and its sequel, The House at Salvation Creek, and two novels, The Briny Café and Gone Fishing.

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