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Love Notes from Vinegar House

By Karen Tayleur

**eBook Edition** A gothic romance-thriller – think Rebecca meets Gossip Girl.

When Freya becomes the victim of a Facebook prank, she escapes to Vinegar House for the school holidays. But her troubles are just beginning. How will she deal with her manipulative cousin, Rumer? Or avoid her ex-crush, Luke? And what secrets lie in the locked attic? Love Notes From Vinegar House is a thrilling young adult fiction novel by Australian author Karen Tayleur. This funny coming-of-age ghost story is about family, bullying and young love – think Rebecca meets Gossip Girl. For more entertaining YA, read Karen’s other books: Six, Hostage and Chasing Boys. Visit her online at www.karentayleur.com “Funny, sweet and at times downright scary, Love Notes from Vinegar House shows that family secrets never really vanish – they are just waiting for the right time to return to the surface … A delightful YA novel that will entrance readers and forge a strong connection with an early teenage audience.” Bookseller+Publisher “Freya’s fantasies endear her to the reader who becomes a willing confidante … An entertaining novel that is as much about family jealousies and first love as it is about ghosts.” Magpies Magazine “Freya is an attractive protagonist, sensitive and self-deprecating, she tells her story with wit and humour as she develops confidence, insight and perception … Highly recommended.” Reading Time magazineLove Notes from Vinegar House is part ghost story, part coming of age tale, managing to be funny, touching and scary. Freya is a likable first person narrator … A compelling young adult novel.” Aussie Reviews “A moving story that weaves through many sub-stories and plaits themes together beautifully. It is a book will be read in one sitting for there’s no putting it down once you start.” Buzz Words Books

About the author

Karen Tayleur was born in the western suburbs of Melbourne and moved to the eastern suburbs in her tweens. Reading was something she learned to do before she started school and it has helped shape the person she is today. She has had a variety of jobs including present wrapper, bank teller and ward assistant in a nursing home. She was a publisher at the age of 20 for the short story magazine Brave New Word and thinks nothing can replace the rush of writing except maybe reading a really good story. She is currently the Editorial Manager at The Five Mile Press and has had over 40 books published for children and young adults.

ISBN: 9781925126181
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia
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Release Date: December 1, 2014
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 256pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
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