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  • Published: 18 June 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761046049
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

The Lyrebird Lake Ladies Choir




'A Sandie Docker book is like a cup of tea and a biscuit. It’s warm on the inside, snuggly, sweet and lots of fun. It touches the heart, and stimulates the brain.' Happy Valley Books Read

'A choir wasn’t about a single voice. It was about blend, complementing each other. It was about . . . belonging.’

Sisters Eleanor and Maggie have been running the Lyrebird Lake Ladies Choir for fifteen years. It has become a haven for the lost and lonely women who have found their home in the stately federation house by the lake. When Eleanor enters the choir into the All Voices Championship, it offers them all a chance to make up for lost dreams.

Single mum Hannah arrives in Lyrebird Lake, homeless after being widowed and hoping for a new start with her son. With her angelic voice, Hannah could give the choir a winning edge. But when Eleanor hears her singing a long-forgotten lullaby, she is transported to her past, a traumatic time when two teenage girls were banished from their Irish homeland to a faraway country.

Will Hannah’s arrival mend old wounds, or will the secret she unknowingly carries tear the sisters apart?

A lyrical, deeply moving story of facing secrets, finding your way back home, and the power of discovering your voice.

  • Published: 18 June 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761046049
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the author

Sandie Docker

Sandie Docker grew up in Coffs Harbour, and first fell in love with reading when her father introduced her to fantasy books as a teenager. Her love of fiction began when she first read Jane Austen for the HSC, but it wasn't until she was taking a translation course at university that her Mandarin lecturer suggested she might have a knack for writing – a seed of an idea that sat quietly in the back of her mind while she lived overseas and travelled the world. Sandie first decided to put pen to paper (yes, she writes everything the old-fashioned way before hitting a keyboard) when living in London. Now back in Sydney with her husband and daughter, she writes every day.

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