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In-person FrankTALK and book launch with Rebecca Fraser and Kathryn Hore

Frankston City Libraries

Event Date: 8 May 2021
Author / Presenters: Rebecca Fraser and Kathryn Hore

The Wildcard by Kathryn Hore

Jem doesn’t do risk. He doesn’t play games with chance. At least not until his ex-girlfriend shows up on his doorstop in tears and tricks him into signing for an impossible debt.

Thrust into an underworld of card players who bet anything they can think of – favours, information, secrets, even coffee – Jem has to figure his way out of a debt he doesn’t understand, in a world where the rules are twisting, complex and never explained.

Relying only on a woman who plays life like she plays a game of poker, and drawn to a young man who offers temptations Jem’s not sure he can trust, there is only one thing he is clear on: the consequences of losing in this crowd. Because the last guy to owe a debt like his was just found floating face down in the ocean, and if Jem doesn’t sort this out fast, he could be next.

Coralesque and other tales to distrurb and distract by Rebecca Fraser

A surfer who becomes horrifyingly one with the sea. A new mother’s devastating search for belonging. A stone gargoyle with a violent history. A fisher boy who discovers the real cost of forbidden love. A farmer whose delight at drought-breaking rain quickly turns to terror. A hedonistic rock star who manifests double trouble. A young girl’s chilling sacrifice for justice. A dirty ex-cop with a dirtier secret. An unscrupulous mayor’s solution to rid her city of the homeless…

These are just some of the characters you’ll meet in this collection of dark offerings.

From the harsh terrain of the Outback, to the depths of the Pacific Ocean, the wilds of Tasmania, dystopian futures, enchanted lands, and the familiarity of suburbia, Coralesque and Other Tales to Disturb and Distract takes readers on a journey into unsettling, unforgiving, and unforgettable territory.

Please join us for this FrankTALK and book launch with Rebecca Fraser and Kathryn Hore on Saturday 8 May at 2pm at Frankston Library. This event is free but bookings are essential as numbers are limited.

Coralesque and The Wildcard can be purchased on the day thanks to Robinsons Bookshop.

Event Details:
FrankTALK and book launch with Rebecca Fraser and Kathryn Hore
Saturday 8 May at 2pm
Frankston Library
FREE but bookings are essential

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