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Portraits of Celina

By Sue Whiting

**eBook Edition** Make him pay, Bayley. Make him pay.

“It’s as if the wooden chest is luring me, urging me to open it – daring me almost. Open me up. Look inside. Come on, just for a second; it won’t hurt. Celina O’Malley was sixteen years old when she disappeared. Now, almost forty years later, Bayley is sleeping in Celina’s room, wearing her clothes, hearing her voice. What does Celina want? And who will suffer because of it? A ghost story. A love story. A story of revenge. Award-winning Australian author Sue Whiting draws readers into a world of paranormal payback with Portraits of Celina. This gripping book has just the right amount of romance for older young adult fiction readers who love novels with a few creepy twists. Visit Sue’s website at www.suewhiting.com “Engaging and authentic characters … Recommended for older supernatural fans.” – Books+Publishing “Thirteen to seventeen-year-old girls will be absorbed by Bayley and Celina’s stories. The narrative moves quickly and relationships drive much of the interest. The lake and bush setting create a powerful, atmospheric backdrop to the action, and the natural elements enhance this gothic Australian mystery.” – Magpies Magazine “Once again Whiting has captured the angst of being a teenager and finding one’s place in the world. She has wrapped it up in the terrifying sweetness of first love and the intrigue of a murder mystery. Whiting writes seriously good stories that draw you in and keep you hooked until the end. 4 ½ stars (Highly Recommended).” – Good Reading Magazine

About the author

Sue Whiting started her working life as a primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children’s literature. In 2005, Sue left teaching to pursue a career in children’s book publishing and is now Publishing Manager for Walker Books Australia. She is also a successful children’s author who has written picture books, chapter books and novels for teens. Her novel Get a Grip, Cooper Jones (Walker Books) is a 2011 CBCA Notable Book. Her latest books are Portraits of Celina, a tale of revenge from beyond the grave (13+), and a picture book, A Swim in the Sea, illustrated by Meredith Thomas. Visit her online: www.suewhiting.com

ISBN: 9781922179500
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia
Binding:
Release Date: April 1, 2013
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 352pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $13.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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