by Nalini de Sielvie



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/20/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781477214466
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781477214473

About the Book

A chilling and gripping tale, portraying the life of a lonely teenager tossed in a turbulent sea of drugs, sex, and violence, Katie Brown grows up in a destructive environment and spends most of her brief life searching for an elusive love. She pays the ultimate price for her misspent youth and proves that there are no winners in the drug scene, and the destructive road downhill finally leads her to the edge of nowhere. BY THE SAME AUTHOR: Dark Shores-Return to Serendib Wild Poppies-stories and Verse An Eternal Summer Is this your Caruso? Biography of Tenor Luigi Campeotto Catsville Serendib-Isle of Dreams Return to Enchantment

About the Author

Nalini de Sielvie was born in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. On leaving school, she worked as a stenographer for an advertising agency in Colombo. Nalini then qualified as a journalist at the Ceylon College of Journalism. Nalini and her husband Conrad immigrated to Australia in 1972 where their first son was born that year and their second son in 1973. During the following years, Nalini wrote continuously and also qualified as a commercial artist. Nalini entered several literary competitions held by local newspapers, magazines and Writers World in Queensland. Her winning stories and poems were published by Writers World and local newspapers, and she was awarded many literary prizes for her work; she has published eight novels to date. Nalini paints in oils and pastels, and has won prizes for her work at art exhibitions. She is current president of Authors Australia Inc. a group of independent publishers, and is a member of the Society of Women Writers Victoria, Australian Writers Guild, Writers Victoria, and Peninsula Arts Society. Nalini teaches piano at a primary school and devotes most of her time to writing, music and art.