Author(s): Maureen McCarthy
The unforgettable story of a young woman finding the courage to escape her present, face her past and embrace her future, from the bestselling author of The Convent.
Maureen McCarthy is the ninth of ten children and grew up on a farm near Yea in Victoria. After working for a while as an art teacher, Maureen became a full-time writer. Her novels for young adults include The Convent, Somebody's Crying, Rose By Any Other Name and her much loved bestseller Queen Kat, Carmel and St Jude Get a Life, which was made into a highly successful 4-part mini-series for ABC TV. Her books for children include Careful What You Wish For and Flash Jack.