The Way Back by Kylie Ladd

Euroa Gazette - - 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS DIARY -

AU­THOR Kylie Ladd will be speak­ing about her re­cently pub­lished novel, ‘The Way Back’, at the Nagam­bie Li­brary on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 17.

Kylie Ladd is a nov­el­ist, psy­chol­o­gist and free­lance writer. Her nov­els have been pub­lished in Aus­tralia, New Zealand, the US, the UK and in Europe.

Kylie has pub­lished five nov­els: ‘Af­ter the Fall’, ‘Last Sum­mer’ - which was highly com­mended in the 2011 Fel­low­ship of Aus­tralian Writ­ers Christina Stead Award for fic­tion, ‘Into My Arms’, - cho­sen as one of Get Read­ing’s ‘50 books you can’t put down’ for 2013, ‘Moth­ers and Daugh­ters’, and ‘The Way Back’.

Kylie holds a PhD in neu- ropsy­chol­ogy and lives in Mel­bourne with her hus­band and two chil­dren.

In ‘The Way Back’, Char­lie John­son is 13 and in her first year of high school.

She loves her fam­ily, net­ball and Liam, the cute guy who sits next to her in Sci­ence – but most of all she loves horses and horserid­ing.

Char­lie’s par­ents have leased her a horse, Tic Tac, from the lo­cal pony club, but one day they go out for a ride in the na­tional park and only Tic Tac re­turn.

When a life has been shat­tered, how do you put the pieces back to­gether?

The Way Back is a mov­ing, haunt­ing and all-too­real novel that takes you be­yond the head­lines and ex­plores a fam­ily’s worst night­mare with com­pas­sion and in­sight.

Kylie will speak at 7pm at the Nagam­bie Li­brary, 352 High Street, Nagam­bie.

Book­ings are re­quired with Nagam­bie Li­brary on 1300 374 765 by this Satur­day,

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