Pacific

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Piatkus Books, 2011 - Actresses - 607 pages
11 Reviews

Young Australian actress Samantha Lindsay, fresh from her success on the London stage, is thrilled when she lands the lead role in the latest Hollywood war epic to be filmed in the dramatic South Pacific islands of Vanuatu. It's the role of a lifetime.

In another era, Jane Thackeray travels from her home in England to the far distant islands of the New Hebrides with her husband, a Presbyterian missionary. Ensnared in the turmoil of war in the South Pacific, Jane witnesses the devastating effect human conflict has upon an innocent race of people, and her life becomes entwined in a maelstrom of love, hate, sacrifice and revenge.

On location in Vanuatu, Samantha plays a character based on the life of 'Mamma Tack', a World War II heroine who was invaluable to both the US forces and the New Hebredian natives. Uncanny parallels between history and fiction emerge and Sam begins a quest for the truth.

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User Review  - juniperjungle - LibraryThing

When this book arrived I was very excited to see that it was written by Judy Nunn. I grew up watching both Neighbours and Home and Away and Judy Nunnís portrayal of Ailsa Stewart in the latter makes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Overall, I enjoyed this book. There were sections that were a little flat in storyline but majority of it was great. Not my usual genre so it was a nice change. Looking forward to trying some of Judy's other books. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Judy Nunn's career has been long, illustrious and multifaceted. After combining her internationally successful acting career with scriptwriting for television and radio, Judy decided in the 80s to turn her hand to prose. Embarking on adult fiction in the early 90s, Judy's novels became instant bestsellers and confirm her position as one of Australia's leading popular novelists.

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