Meet Rachael Johns - Chermside Library

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Chermside, QLD 4032

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Three women, three secrets, one life-changing journey.

Alice has always been a trailblazer as a scientist, activist and mother. She knew her choices would involve sacrifices, but now, on the eve of her eightieth birthday, she’s beginning to wonder if she’s sacrificed too much.

Alice’s daughter Sappho rebelled against her unconventional upbringing, choosing to marry young and embrace life as a homemaker, but her status as a domestic goddess has recently taken a surprising turn.

Ged has always been the peacemaker between grandmother and mother. A tenacious journalist, she knows what she wants in life and love, yet when everything in her world starts falling apart, she begins to question whether she really knows anyone at all.

At a crossroads in each of their lives, Alice Sappho and Ged embark on a celebratory trip together, but instead of bringing them closer, the holiday sparks life-changing consequences and lifts the lid on a fifty-year secret.

Can Ged rescue her family if their story is built on betrayal?

Join bestselling, ABIA award-winning author Rachael Johns as she discusses her engrossing and wise novel, Just One Wish, about ambition, choices and what it means to be a woman.

Books will be available for purchase on the day, or bring your copy from home for Rachael to sign.

Presented as part of the Lord Mayor's Writers in Residence series.

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