Baby Farm

Baby Farm

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How much is a baby worth? Politician Vann Willis is on track to find out when a blast rips through her electoral office. Her Official Inquiry into forced adoptions and illegal surrogacy stirs up bad blood and uncovers crooked deals. To get to the truth she forms an unlikely partnership with journalist Seth VerBeek. Together, they explore the seamy side of Maidenhead, a country hideaway for pregnant teenagers of the 1970s. Nowadays the gothic homestead is secured by an electrified fence. What dark secrets does the baby farm hold?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Australia
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0994170009
  • 9780994170002
  • 1,993,674

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"Baby Farm is an intelligent, fascinating and witty mystery novel. Debbie Terranova is a fabulous writer." Venero Armanno

"Wow, I so loved Baby Farm and did not want it to finish. It resonated with me on so many levels but principally from having grown up in that 1970's era." PS

"Baby Farm was great. I especially enjoyed going back to the 70's and travelling the Brisbane streets in my mind. I loved the plot and was very interested in the forced adoptions as I know of the emotional pain women have experienced and also the problems adopting parents have had with their children." MW
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About Debbie Terranova

Debbie Terranova is an award-winning author of urban crime mysteries with a conscience. She has written contemporary and historical fiction, crime mystery novels, and short stories. In 2018, she was awarded a Q ANZAC 100 Fellowship from the State Library of Queensland for her project entitled 'Queensland Women and War: a multicultural perspective'. In 2011, her short story 'Mowbray Bathers' was a winner of the 'One Book Many Brisbanes' short fiction competition.
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