Feral Bells

Feral Bells A Laugh Out Loud FUNNY romance novel Hilarious yet touching this novel uncovers the trials faced by every young woman trying to make something of herself and leaving home to do it LYDIA Vermont s lif

  • Title: Feral Bells
  • Author: Peta Jo
  • ISBN: 9780987279903
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Laugh Out Loud FUNNY romance novel Hilarious yet touching, this novel uncovers the trials faced by every young woman trying to make something of herself and leaving home to do it LYDIA Vermont s life isn t all that complicated Work hard, have a nice apartment and don t end up back in Townsville rules that have served her well That is until her sister, newly wedA Laugh Out Loud FUNNY romance novel Hilarious yet touching, this novel uncovers the trials faced by every young woman trying to make something of herself and leaving home to do it LYDIA Vermont s life isn t all that complicated Work hard, have a nice apartment and don t end up back in Townsville rules that have served her well That is until her sister, newly wed, pregnant and on the fast track to divorce, moves in Now family obligations, interfering friends and a disastrous one night stand have Lydia in a spin Is this the life she really wants It s only after tragedy strikes, Lydia realises the rules no longer apply and she must come to grips with new boundaries and new possibilities.

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    About "Peta Jo"

    1. Peta Jo

      Peta Jo is a seasoned journalist and subeditor who shamelessly embraces the side of her that writes fiction.Her book, Feral Bells, was released in 2011 under the original title of Wedding Etiquette For Ferals at the Queensland Brides Wedding and Honeymoon Expo before being picked up for distribution by Bermingham Books in 2012.She currently works from home as a subeditor for regional Queensland newspapers whilst simultaneously feeding, entertaining, educating and, above all, loving her two children and husband, though he requires far less educating.She is in the throes of editing her second book and work has begun on a third.She can be bribed to be a guest speaker or guest blogger for writing groups on journalism, Romance writing and self publishing and has conducted writing workshops in the past.She also freelances in feature and copy writing, editing and proofreading.

    299 thoughts on “Feral Bells”

    1. I was immediately drawn to the Queensland setting of this book. With lots of local references around Brisbane and Townsville (as well as a mention of my native Sunshine Coast), I couldn't help but feel immediately at home and enjoyed being able to picture most of the places depicted within.Fortunately the story was similarly warm and inviting. We all know a few 'ferals', but there aren't many books written that acknowledge and celebrate them.While Lydia has made the big leap from her hometown of [...]


    2. Lydia is enjoying her life in Brisbane, determined never to end up back in Townsville.but as she stumbles her way through her everyday life, she realises that some things in life are unpredictable and you just have to go with them. Covering the themes of feral weddings, one night stands and family relationships, it was an enjoyable read right from the start.I really enjoyed the Queensland references in this book (although to non-Queenslanders some of them may be a little confusing), however I li [...]


    3. With humour and heart, Feral Bells (formerly title Wedding Etiquette for Ferals), explores the complications of family, ambition and falling in love.Feral Bells is written primarily in the third person from the perspective of twenty something Lydia Vermont, alternating with the first person point of view of Chris Taylor. While Lydia was thrilled to escape provincial Townsville for the bright lights of Queensland's capital city, Chris is eager to finally be returning to his family's farm after th [...]


    4. I read the blurb somewhere on the internet and was determined to get my hands on this book. It's written by an Australian author and was taken off the market in the meantime and re-titled and possibly edited. Yet I was patient and persevered and was able to get my hands on it. While I enjoyed the book, I didn't find it as funny as it said in reviews and on the book jacket itself. I also had a hard time sometimes figuring out whose head I was in while reading. I did enjoy the one-sided romance be [...]


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