The Winter Sea is a generational story of identity, loyalty and secrets, set on the beautiful NSW south coast from Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel The Last Paradise out now.
"a delightful read and a clever insight into a fascinating period of Australian history." Australian Women's Weekly
Escaping to the country from her unhappy city life, Cassie Holloway moves to the little town of Whitby Point. Here she meets the Aquino family, whose fishing business was founded by their ancestor, Giuseppe, an immigrant Italian, some ninety years before.
Life for Cassie on the south coast is sweet as she sets up a successful restaurant and falls in love with Giuseppe's great-grandson Michael. But when the family patriarch dies, a devastating family secret is revealed which threatens to destroy her dreams.
Cassie's future happiness now rests on her quest for the truth.
Di Morrissey is one of the most successful authors Australia has ever produced. She trained as a journalist, working in the media around the world. Her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues, forms the inspiration for her novels. Di is a tireless activist for many causes: opposing large scale development and commercial food chains into Byron Bay NSW, fighting gas and mining intrusion into sacred lands in the Kimberly, and stopping massive and unnecessary power lines intruding into the Manning Valley NSW. Di also established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar. Di lives in the Manning Valley, NSW. Visit www.dimorrissey.com for more.
With sales in excess of 2 million worldwide, Australia's favourite author, Di Morrissey, returns with her new best seller.