In 1973 James s seventeen year old sister, Maria, disappeared while on her way home from school Her disappearance not only shattered her family, it had strange, far reaching repercussions for her ten year old brother He was too young to fully understand what had happened but was left to cope alone while his parents struggled to deal with his sister s disappearance.Over thirty years later the police arrive on James s doorstep to tell him that Maria s remains have been found outside Broken Hill, an isolated mining town nearly half way across Australia from where she was last seen But it is a town that had strong connections with his family back when his sister went missing.Now James knows she was murdered, and where she was hidden for all these years, he has to ask was it family or a friend who killed her Or a stranger.With her discovery Maria becomes real for James, she is a sudden violent death in the family, and he sets out to try to discover what his sister was really like as well as what happened to her, while he struggles to come to terms with what her disappearance meant for him in the past.As he seeks answers James discovers the different memories people have of that time long ago and of a young woman standing on the edge of adulthood, who may have been quiet and shy or who may have been spoiled and living dangerously. Best Read [ My Sister's Funeral ] author [ Stephen Bush ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Stephen now lives in the north west of Spain in the Ribeira Sacre, the Sacred Shore Not long ago he lived on the east coast of Australia, not far from Sydney He works in publishing and writes, and his writing has been published often under other names He has previously lived and travelled extensively in tropical northern Australia where he worked as an accountant He likes fresh air and the wide open spaces He also has too many dogs living in his house But he loves them all.
- 148 pages
- My Sister's Funeral
- Stephen Bush
- 23 May 2019 Stephen Bush